Cultural Events


7.00 pm | 22nd of March | Alliance Française auditorium Lucas Belvaux, Belgium, 2013, 111′ Clément, a young philosophy teacher from Paris is sent to Arras for a year. He meets Jennifer, a pretty hair-stylist, who becomes his lover. They’re free in their hearts and bodies and could share this perfect love if the cultural and social divide were not as ... Read More »


7.00 pm | 23rd of March | Alliance Française auditorium With the support of Consulate General of Luxembourg Patrick Ridremont, Luxembourg, 2012, 101′ Forty-year-old William Lamers, an anonymous criminal sentenced to death for murder, is soon to be executed. The procedure is about to take place in an atmosphere of general indifference and neither the condemned man’s family nor the relatives of ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: Girlhood / Bande de filles

7.00 pm | 24th of March | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Céline Sciamma, France – 2014 – 1h52min – Comédie dramatique Marieme (Karidja Touré) is a 16-year-old African-French teenager living in a poor Paris suburb. Academically Marieme struggles, which forces her into a vocational track where she will learn a certain trade. Due ... Read More »

CONCERT: Tales of the night

7:00 pm | 1st of February | Alliance Française auditorium A collaboration between Akadêmia, Majolly Music Trust, Société Générale, Institut Français, with the support of Alliance française de Bangalore and Bangalore School of Music. Free Entry /  First come first serve Night is a theme often staged by 19th century poets and composers. Rest, dreams of love, strolling in the moonlight, starry nights, ... Read More »

CONCERT: Japanese Music & Dance

7:00 pm | 2nd of February | Alliance Française auditorium About: Niko(Erhu/Chinese Violin)player Ms.Haruyo Kimura Born in Kobe,Japan. With her artistic sensitivity creates her own expression of performance based on her technique which was acquired in Mainland China. Appeared in NHK(Japanese National Broad Casting Corp ) radio drama & many movies. She has released several CDs. 2013-Chendao Thailand. She played along with accordion & guitar ... Read More »

PLAY READING: Kurukshetra Burning by Kuvempu

5:00 pm | 7th of February| Alliance Française classroom 7 An adaptation in English by BLT from Smashana Kurukshetra by Kuvempu. The epic Mahabharata war has ended. For some it is a triumph, the end of an era of injustice. For others it is the beginning of another long journey in a never ending cycle of the rise and downfall of human civilizations. ... Read More »

CONCERT: Mathias Duplessy & Mir Mukhtiar Ali

7:30 pm | 10th of February | Alliance Française auditorium From Asian deserts to Andalusia! Collaborations between the east and west such as Zakir and McLaughlin, Ravi Shankar and Yehudi Menuhin, have resulted in some of the finest music over the decades. Mathias Duplessy from France started working with the Sufi Indian singer Mir Mukhtiyar Ali seven years ago and soon ... Read More »

YOUNG TALENT PROGRAM: Carnets de Voyage by Simon Lamouret

All day | 21st of January – 10th of February | Alliance Française Atrium In the sixth exhibition of the 2015 series, Alliance Francaise will exhibit artworks of Simon Lamouret. Simon is a young french graphic novelist currently living and teaching in Bangalore, and the first French candidate of the program. He gets his inspiration mostly from “real life” that he ... Read More »

AF CINEMA: 3 Hearts / 3 Coeurs

6.30 pm | 12th of February | Suchitra Cinema & Cultural Academy Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Benoît Jacquot, France – 2014 – 1h46min – Comédie Dramatique, Fiction After missing a train, Marc meets and falls in love with Sylvie. They agree to meet in Paris at the Jardin des Tuileries without exchanging contact information. On the ... Read More »

AF COOKOUT: Cooking Demo by Café Noir

1.00 – 3.30 pm | 24th of February | Alliance Française cafétaria Kitchen Cooking Class with Alexandre SEINCE Kitchen Cooking Class with Alexandre SEINCE, Executive Chef at Cafe Noir restaurants, Bangalore What to cook with eggs? – Poached egg – Oeuf Benedictine – Fry egg – Croque Madam – Boiled egg – Oeuf a la coque – Omelet – Tortillas Millefeuille Organised ... Read More »