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Ciné Club : Berthe Morisot

23/08 : Berthe Morisot de Caroline Champetier Année : 2012 Durée : 1h40min 1865. At the age of 25, Berthe Morisot dreams of living on her painting, never getting married, and always staying with her sister Edma. Her meeting Manet will disrupt her life. She will become the first professional and impressionist painter. Read More »

Mystic Journey

French Conductor Félix Benati and The Calcutta Chamber Orchestra collaborate to present a wide array of classic numbers. Benati who conducts at the Condorcet High-School’s Orchestra and is undergoing many musical degrees at the moment will also be joined by CSM teacher Pallab Pramanick on the piano. In offer are some brilliant pieces such as Serenade by Edward Elga and ... Read More »

Ciné Club : Le Complexe de la salamandre

16/08 : Le Complexe de la salamandre by Stephane Manchematin, Serge Steyer Year: 2014 Duration : 1h20min A glass frame, some wax wings, a tale sculpted in dust on the glass, a mask of bees wings. The artist, Patrick Neu lives alone in a remote island village to the north of the Vosges, far from all of the central focal ... Read More »

2017 French Film Cycle @ Basusree Cinema #6

🎬🎥 French Film Cycle at Basusree Cinema 📽️ For the sixth 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 : Les Garçons et Guillaume à table, by Guillaume Gallienne. With English subtitles. The first memory I ... Read More »


CLICK-O-GRAPHY by youniquemag in association with Alliance Française du Bengale  presents Photowalk competition on 13th August, 2017 at different venues in Kolkata. Every photograph tells a story and every photographer has his/her own way of looking at things. This contest is a platform for photographers from across the globe to share and showcase their talent. Each entry will be meticulously ... Read More »

Ciné Club : Séraphine

09/08 : Séraphine by Martin Provost Year : 2008 Duration : 2h06min In 1913, the German art collector Whilhelm Uhde noticed in the homes of the bourgeoisie in Senlis, France, paintings on wood whose author is none other than Séraphine. A poignant relationship ensued between the avant-garde art dealer and the visionary housekeeper. Read More »

International Film Festival

Two screenings each days at 4:30pm and 6:30pm From 9th to 12th of August Venue: Nandan III In the framework of their International Film Festival, Bhowanipore Film Society will screen two French films provided by Alliance française du Bengale on Tuesday 9th of August. Lulu femme nue by Solveig Anspach (2013 – 87 min – Fiction) Le Grand Jeu by ... Read More »

Rodin and the Dance of Shiva by Dr. Katia Légeret-Manochhaya

Alliance française du Bengale, Indian Museum and Laboratoire d’excellence Arts-H2H present Rodin and the Dance of Shiva, a lecture-seminar by Dr. Katia Légeret-Manochhaya © Cover of the book published by Niyogi Books On Tuesday 8th August at the Indian Museum  At 03:15 pm, screening of Camille Claudel, a movie by Bruno Nuytten At 06:30 pm, Rodin and the Dance of ... Read More »

“Queer Lives of the Media” – A Panel Discussion

Alliance française du Bengale and Varta Trust present “Queer Lives of the Media” – A Panel Discussion How has the media helped the queer movements in India? Or has it created more barriers for them? What if it has done both? Why did queer movements feel the urge to create their own media content? What are those histories? Come and ... Read More »

Ciné Club : Doisneau des villes, Doisneau des champs

02/08 : Doisneau des villes, Doisneau des champs by Patrick Cazals Year : 1993 Duration : 55 min Directed a year before his death, this film is a document shot after twenty years of friendship. The famous photographer returns to his Paris area with his lifelong friends. Read More »