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Pre-departure Crash Course

FROM MONDAY 10th JULY 60 HOURS CRASH COURSE   5 times a week from Monday to Friday   Timings: 12:30 pm – 02:30 pm Venue: Alliance française du Bengale, Park Mansions   INR 12,000/- (Books and registration fee included)   Contact: + 91 33 4006 4801 course.director.kolkata@afindia.org reception.kolkata@afindia.org To download the poster: Pre-departure Read More »

New week-day session starting on 10th July! Register now!

New session starting on 10th July! Register now! Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, between 7:30 and 9:30 am / 10:00 am and 12:00 pm / 3:00 and 5:00 pm / 6:00 and 8:00 pm, come to learn French with us in a studious environment, with modern methods and with highly qualified teachers. For more information on the course duration ... Read More »

2017 French Film Cycle @ Basusree Cinema #3

🎬🎥 French Film Cycle at Basusree Cinema 📽️ For the third 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 : Tempête by S. Collardey So, don’t forget to wake up on time, on Sunday 9th July ... Read More »

YUVA FESTIVAL: 4th edition

Alliance française is proud to be associated for the 4th consecutive year with the Yuva Musical Festival. More than ever, the motto of AMEC “Music for All” is appropriate and justified ;   it is dedicated to all kinds of learning music, and in four years it has succeeded in embracing all musical kinds: from Western classical music to Jazz, to Pop-music ... Read More »

Ciné Club : La Vie domestique by Isabelle Czajka

05/07 : La Vie domestique by Isabelle Czajka 2012 – 1h33min Juliette lives with her family in a residential suburb of the Paris region. The women here are all in their forties, children to be raised, houses to be maintained, and husbands returning late at night. Today, Juliette is waiting for an answer for a major position in a publishing ... Read More »

Dance performance : Histoires Vraies by Cécile Loyer

 On the Thursday 29th June at ICCR from 7pm Alliance française du Bengale & Indian Council for Cultural Relations present : Histoires Vraies a dance show by Cécile Loyer Histoires Vraies (True story) questions, above all, the origin of movement and its transmission. After several visits to Chennai, South India, and her encounter with Bharatanatiyam, Cécile Loyer combines two highly ... Read More »

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 »