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Ciné Club – Le dernier voyage de Madame Phung

Le dernier voyage de Madame Phung by Thi Tham Nguyen Year: 2014 Duration: 1h27min   Where does theatre start, where does life end? The endearing Madam Phung, the head of the troupe and her thirty or so singers and magicians crisscross Vietnam, arousing fascination and hostility among the locals. Read More »

Shomporko, a new Bengali magazine

Sampark invites you to launch of its Bengali magazine Shomporko and to media and freedom @ Alliance française du Bengale.   Panel : Jerri-Lynn Scofield, Columnist, Naked Capitalism, New York Suvasis Maitra, Senior Journalist, Kolkata Snehasis Sur, President, Calcutta Press Club Suvojit Bagchi, Chief of Bureau, The Hindu Moderator: Sunandan Roy Chowdhury, Editor, Shomporko magazine   www.samparkpublishing.com Read More »

Ciné Club – Les Chebabs de Yarmouk

Les Chebabs de Yarmouk by Axel Salvatori-Sinz Year: 2013 Duration: 1h18min   Ala’a Hassan, Samer, Tasneem and Wead, third generation Palestinian refugees living in the Syrian camp of Yarmouk, form, since adolescence, the group of “Chebabs”. With a private camera, Axel Salvatori-Sinz films these young people in doubt as to their choice of future life, stretched between friendly loyalty and ... Read More »

THEATRE ADDA: Death & beyond

Theatre Adda – Park Street sessions presents a talk titled : “An introduction to the afterlife – Death & beyond“, by Baishaki Saha. Theatre Adda-Park Street (TAPS) sessions have been hosting international & local theatre, performance art, lectures & other programs since 2015. The sessions are curated & organized by Alliance francaise du Bengale & Culture Monks. Death & beyond: ... Read More »

2017 French Film Cycle @ Basusree Cinema #2

🎬🎥 French Film Cycle at Basusree Cinema 📽️ For the second movie of the 2017 French Film Cycle presented by the Alliance française du Bengale and the Institut français en Inde in collaboration with Basusree Cinema, we are happy to screen for you : 👻🌃 Phantom Boy by Alain Gagnol et Jean-Loup Felicioli 🌃 So, don’t forget to wake up ... Read More »

Ciné Club – À qui appartient la Terre ?

À qui appartient la Terre ? by LêDoan Hong Year: 2009 Duration: 54 min   The State of Vietnam decides to modernize and set up large tourist complexes throughout the coastal area of the agricultural region of Quang Nam, forcing the peasants to leave their lands. The film recounts the reactions of the inhabitants, most of whom participated in the ... Read More »

New DELF/ DALF session from 12th to 17th June

  Our next DELF/DALF session will be held from Monday 12th June to Saturday 17th June. The DELF and DALF are diplomas awarded by the French Ministry of Education to prove the French-language skills of non-French candidates. Those diplomas are valid for life. For more information on the schedule and fees for 2017, click here or contact us at 03340064801 / course.director.kolkata@afindia.org Read More »

Ciné Club – Brûle la Mer

Brûle la Mer by Nathalie Nambot, Berchache Maki Year : 2014 Duration: 1h15min   Brûle la Mer is a documentary on the history of the Tunisian diaspora, the one that took place after the Tunisian Spring Revolution. From the Maghreb continent to the streets of Paris, young Tunisians discover in France a sense of freedom as much as a deep ... Read More »

7 days Filmmaking Workshop

From Monday, 5th to Friday, 11th and from Monday 12th to Tuesday, 13th : 7 intensive days to learn how to make a film, the workshop will be monitored by Tinni Bhattacharya, a film maker and Advertising professional (see the content of the workshop and Tinni’s profile below). And for the icing on the cake, the film will be screened at the ... Read More »

Summer camps for kids

Alliance française du Bengale offers every year the possibility for the young ones to discover the French language and culture through interactive and fun activities. Our summer camps for kids will be from the 5th June to the 16th June. 7 to 10 years old / 11 to 16 years old 20 hours from 12:30 to 2:30pm, Monday to Friday – ... Read More »