CineClub Screening – Polina

CineClub – Film Screening Polina Polina | Postponed to 27th July Rigorously trained from an early age by a perfectionist instructor, Polina (played by Anastasia Shevtsova, a professional dancer who has performed with Saint Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theatre) is a promising classical ballet dancer. She is just about to join the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet when she discovers contemporary dance, a revelation ... Read More »

In the heart of Paris, May 68

In the heart of Paris, May 68 Exhibition Inauguration 17th May, 2018 at 7 pm  French Gallery  Equality! Liberty! Sexuality! – The young William Wordsworth wrote the above lines about a much bloodier French revolution. They express perfectly, all the same, the mood of May 1968: the idealism, the whimsy, the zeal, the humour, the self-righteousness, the excitement. Come explore ... Read More »

Bhu | Earth – Inspired by the Oldest Martial Arts Kalaripayattu

  The journey of man looking for connection with himself and nature. A Dance and Theatre show inspired by the oldest martial art in the world, Kalaripayattu from Auroville and La Reunion. Alliance Francaise d’Ahmedabad with Ritam (Auroville), Kalarigram and Porteur d’eau (La Reunion) is presenting BHU (Earth). Artistic Direction by Philippe Pelen Baldini  About the Performance India has a ... Read More »

Origins of Kalaripayattu | Art Talk

ArtSpeaks Kalaripayattu | Oldest martial art in the world Kalaripayattu is dedicated to the five elements. It is the origin of many forms of theatre, dance and martial art in Asia, such as Kathakali, Koodiattam, and Kung Fu. Join us in a talk with the artists of BHU, to understand the nuances of the art before they perform on the ... Read More »

Jaques Prevert Short Films

Alliance Francaise d’Ahmedabad will be screening a package of 13 short films made by animation students on the poetry of Jaques Prevert. Each film is of 3 mins and is an interpretation of the peom. The collection is called “En Sortant de l”Ecole”. We bring the same to you thanks to Institut Francais.  Read More »

CineClub | Reset

Reset (2015) 6th April 2018 | 7 pm at French Gallery Duration: 1h50 Reset documents the creation Benjamin Millepied’s first ballet as Artistic Director of the Paris Opera Ballet,  the oldest national ballet company in the world, and one of the most prestigious. The appointment of Millepied,  best known for his choreography for the film “Black Swan” with Natalie Portman, was an nontraditional choice and his first ballet was eagerly  anticipated. The film shows a work of love and the creation of beauty. Directors: Thierry Demaizière, Alban Teurlai Read More »

French Animation Festival | Bonjour India

French Animation Festival | Bonjour India (Animation/Films/Annecy) Celebrating the best of animation films and short films in collaboration with the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, Institut Francais and Alliance Francaise d’Ahmedabad brings you some delightful works of filmmakers over three days. La jeune fille sans mains (Young girl without hands) 6th Feb, 2018 | NID Auditorium Tout en haut du ... Read More »

Nuit de la Lecture

Nuit de la Lecture Nuit de la Lecture is a worldwide event wherein all French libraries, open their treasured collections and share it with readers over a long evening. Come explore with us our books, comics, magazines and much more.. 20th January 2018 5 pm | French Library Read More »

French Touch de la Web Creation | Bonjour India Festival

French Touch de la Web Creation | Bonjour India Festival (Exhibition/Digital/Innovation/Technology) 19th January to 21st January | French Library This exhibition presents works that renew the modes of audiovisual writing based on narrative processes that integrate Internet specifics such as interactivity. Enter the world of documentary, videogame, television, and cinema or establish bridges between all these areas through a transversal ... Read More »

CineClub Screening – A Voix Haute

CineClub – Film Screening A Voix Haute 25th May 2018 Not everyone is a born orator, nor are they necessarily given the tools to express themselves especially if one comes from a family where French isn’t even the first language. In the rabble-rousing documentary Speak Up (À voix haute – La Force de la parole), director Stephane de Freitas focuses ... Read More »