La Dictée Francophone 2021

On the occasion of the Francophonie celebration, challenge yourself and discover a francophone female author – join French Institute in India for a big event “La Dictée Francophone” on 19th March 2021. Participants will write a text under the dictation of Ms Prit Pandya, teacher at Alliance Française of Pune.  The text was written by Scholastique Mukasonga, an autrice, which means a ... Read More »

Broadway to Bombay 2021 | Online edition

Broadway to Bombay approaches its 4th year at a time where India and the world needs to unleash love and courage more than ever before through the magic of dance and expression. Join people from all over the world as we share this virtual stage together as one worldwide community. Members of the LGBTQIA community and their allies are welcome ... Read More »

IF Cinéma à la carte | Selection of French films

Already launched in 2020 to compensate for the closure of movie theaters due to the health crisis, the IFcinéma à la carte operation is been renewed for 2021. We will regularly offer you a selection of films available for free streaming. IFcinéma à la carte will present each month a different selection of short and feature films from the catalogs ... Read More »

Night of Ideas 2021 | 24 Hours Live to Feel “Closer”

The Night of Ideas is an annual event dedicated to the free circulation of ideas and knowledge, and coordinated by the Institut Français. The 6th edition will be held on Thursday, 28 January 2021 on the theme « Close(r) ». In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will question the renewal of our individual and collective relationship to space & time, ... Read More »

‘Petit Pays’ Book Launch & Movie Premiere with Gaël Faye

Celebrate with us the publication of Gael Faye’s acclaimed novel Petit Pays (Small Country) in Hindi! For the occasion, we invite you to an exclusive screening of Small Country, the movie based on the novel and directed by Eric Barbier.   It will be the movie premiere in India.   The screening will be followed by a live discussion with ... Read More »

Deconfine | Novembre Numérique South Asia 2020 | Media Art Festival

Deconfine (6th to 29th November, 2020) is an online media art festival conceived and curated by Media Art South Asia*, under the aegis of November Numerique by Institut Francais. It is supported by the network of Alliance Francaises in South Asia (India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh) and Institut Francais en Inde. Deconfine features artists, curators and researchers from ... Read More »

Fête d’animation 2020 | Animation Festival 2020

For the 10th consecutive year, the Institut français is partnering with AFCA and is offering new programs internationally : a recent creation focus consisting of 3 feature films and 1 short film, a short film program including one consisting of new films without words for the very little ones, a new episode of the series “En sortant de l’école” dedicated ... Read More »

Book Launch – Pasteur, la vie, la mort, la vie by Erik Orsenna

‘Pasteur, Death Life & Beyond’ by Erik Orsenna – Tamil book launch A fascinating biography of Louis Pasteur that reads like a novel. We invite you to our online book launch of the Tamil translation. During this online event on October 8th at 06:30 pm (IST), Erik Orsenna will discuss with – researcher Srini Kaveri – literary critic Jaya Bhattacharji ... Read More »

‘Tips & Tricks to Achieve your Splits’ | Workshop by Shyama Gokani

We are pleased to invite you for our upcoming event ’Tips & Tricks to Achieve your Splits!’, a 1-hour follow-along workshop on exercising splits and on fitness conducted by an Aerial artist Shyama Gokani in collaboration with Alliance Française d’Ahmedabad. Date & Time: Friday 24th July 2020 | 7 pm onwards Platform: zoom meeting Please note that the instructions will ... Read More »

Mapping the Audience for Alternate Cinema in India

In the last decade or so, Indian audiences armed with reliable internet connections and increased social mobility, have enjoyed a flurry of non-mainstream films – at film festivals, on OTT platforms, through limited releases and an increasing number of film-related events. Is this dramatic shift in what we watch here to stay?  The network of Alliance Françaises in India, the ... Read More »