Kathakali, through the eyes of Michel Lestrehen

Michel Lestréhan’s artistic universe consists of a contemporary choreographic research as well as a practice of traditional arts: Kathakali and Kalaripayatt of Kerala. Having spent 34 years between France and India, he has been a part of many Indo-French collaborations. Michel propose an introduction to Kathakali, the dance-theater of Kerala, with historical origins, development and present condition. The demonstration will ... Read More »

Perched on a Tree | CineClub

Perched on a Tree Politician get hitch hikers on road and in one car accident they all end up on a tree above the sea. Sur un arbre perché is a French comedy movie from 1971, directed by Serge Korber, written by Pierre Roustang, and starring Louis de Funès. Time: 6.30 pm, French Gallery Duration: 1h30 Read More »

The Girl Without Hands | CineClub

Cineclub Girl without hands | 14th Dec, 7 pm La Jeune Fille sans mains is a 2016 French animated drama film directed, written, edited, and animated by Sébastien Laudenbach in his feature debut; Laudenbach animated the entire film on his own. The story is about a miller who sells his daughter to the devil. Although her purity protects her, the ... Read More »

OZMA | Jazz Electro, Rock, Trance!

Alliance Francaise d’Ahmedabad and Natarani presents, OZMA. One foot in the liberty of jazz, the other in electro’s trance, both hands covered in greasy rock. OZMA is an energetic quintet driven by Stéphane Scharlé on drums and Edouard Séro-Guillaume on the bass. The band has shared an adventurous and yet accessible music through 6 albums, multiple creations and more than ... Read More »

Short Films for Children | Celebrating Children’s Day

Alliance Francaise d’Ahmedabad with support of Consul General of Canada present you a screening of selected shorts, sourced from National Film Board of Canada, on the occasion of children’s day. Join us on 16th November 2018, at 7 pm in the French Gallery. The screening is open to all and free. Read More »

Musical Greetings from La Reunion!

The French Institute in India, PRMA, Alliance Francaise d’Ahmedabad and Darpana Academy of Arts with support of institutional partners from Reunion, bring you “Musical Greetings from Reunion Island”. Following the festive season of Navratri , join us to celebrate the spirit from a far off land, in form of two concerts, 20th and 21st of October. Grèn Sémé | 20th ... Read More »

Cineclub | 2 Autumns 3 Winters

2 Autumns 3 Winters | 5th Oct, 7 pm Over the course of two autumns and three winters, Arman, Amélie and Benjamin share the incidental moments, unexpected accidents, unconventional love stories and unforgettable memories that will define who they are. Directed by: Sebastien Betbeder Time: 7 pm Open to all at French Gallery Read More »

Choose France Tour – Ahmedabad

The Winter Edition of the Choose France Tour 2018. Organized by the Embassy of France in India, Campus France and the Alliance Francaise and is FREE OF COST. This event will offer students and their parents the opportunity to meet more than 40 French Institutes- Business Schools, Engineering Colleges, State Universities, Specialized Schools and PhD details. The institutes from France ... Read More »

Estienne Book Club | Belle Epoque

The Belle Époque(golden age) of France occurred during the era of the French Third Republic (beginning 1870), a period characterized by optimism, regional peace, economic prosperity, an apex of colonial empires, technological, scientific and cultural innovations. The Belle Époque was named in retrospect, when it began to be considered as a Golden Age, in contrast to the horrors of World War I. Come for the book ... Read More »

CineClub | Rock n Roll

Rock n Roll | 14th Sept, 7 pm Guillaume Canet is told by a young co-star that he’s no longer Rock’n’ Roll and can’t sell films anymore. He then tries to prove her wrong and gets help from his girlfriend, Marion Cotillard. Director: Guillaume Canet Time: 7pm Duration: 2h 03 Open to all at French Gallery.   Read More »