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Cultural Events

CINE FORUM MELIES: The Blade of Tunis

CINE FORUM MELIES: The Blade of Tunis 7.00 pm | 24th of August | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Kaouther Ben Hania, Tunisia – 2013 – 1h30min – Mystery Tunisia, before the revolution. A man on a motorbike, razor blade in hand, prowls the streets of Tunis slashing women’s buttocks. They call him The Challat, aka “The Blade”, ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: Fatima

CINE FORUM MELIES: Fatima 7.00 pm | 27th of July | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Philippe Faucon, France – 2015 – 1h19min – Drama Fatima is a 2015 French drama film directed by Philippe Faucon. It was screened in the Directors’ Fortnight section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival. It won the Prix Louis-Delluc for Best ... Read More »

YOUNG TALENT PROGRAM: Ashmita Mondal

YOUNG TALENT PROGRAM 6PM onwards / 21st of July / Alliance Française Atrium Press It! When I go to Kala Bhavana, the Tagore founded art school in Santaniketan, there is a place I never forget to visit: the printmaking department. I have a fascination for the press they use, the smell of the various inks, the papers that are all around, the ... Read More »

HISTOIRES VRAIES: Cécile Loyer

1ST JULY 2017 / 7 PM / AF AUDITORIUM Free for all   Histoires Vraies (True story) questions, above all, the origin of movement and its transmission. Cécile Loyer combines two highly different traditions and conceptions of body. For one tradition, the body is a receptacle of history, carrying forward traces; for the other, it is a ‘forgetter’ (Salman Rushdie). Histoires Vraies tries to ... Read More »