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Le Café: the new cafeteria @ the Alliance française

Come and enjoy a foretaste of the dishes that the Alliance Française Café will offer, and enjoy special offers on the 10-11 and 17-18th March. Created in 2015, TOTO café is a program from the NGO “Life Project 4 Youth” that assists in the professional and social skills of young adults aged between 17 and 24 years old, facing extreme ... Read More »

Second concert for Diversity : Mazel B

  In March, we are organising the second “Concert for Diversity” with an international quintet named MAZEL B, the genre is world music, but influenced by the musicians’ background: Israeli, SriLankan, Serb, French and Indian. So they sing in English, French, Russian, Hebrew and play accordion, guitar, percussions. The band has the aim of spreading the message that beyond the language, nationality and religious ... Read More »

Theatre Adda: Discussion on Contemporary Theatre & Performance

Speakers:  Fabrice Nicot and Jean-Frédéric Chevallier           Performance: “Journey” by Bibhaban  Concept and Design Supriyo Samajdar The world is changing very quickly. The old ideologies are breaking down. Everywhere there is the source of destruction. Love and harmony, are words of the past. The present dictionary has only one word – competition. It’s only you, you & you. ... Read More »

Ciné club – Je ne suis pas un salaud

 Je ne suis pas un salaud by Emmanuel Finkiel (2015) Having just been injured in a mugging, Eddy earned the sympathy and attention of his estranged family and gotten back on his feet. The same cannot be said for Ahmed whose life starts falling apart after he’s wrongly accused of the crime. When the case against Ahmed starts to unravel, ... Read More »

Ciné club – Irréprochable

Irréprochable by Sébastien Marnier (2015) Having been fired from her old job as a real estate agent, 40 years old Constance faces severe pecuniary issues. She cannot rent a flat anymore and find another job in Paris. With no other option left, she decides to call her former boss, from the small agency in La Rochelle where she started her career. To her ... Read More »

Admission Tour’17

Get ready to study in France with our admission tour taking place in Kolkata this February with 47 French colleges and universities coming for a face to face counseling session. Students from different educational backgrounds will have the opportunity to meet one- on -one with French Engineering, Management, Specialised schools and now also State Universities In order to attend this program students will ... Read More »

Ciné club – Fidelio, l’Odyssée d’Alice

Fidelio, l’Odyssée d’Alice by Lucie Borleteau (2013) Thirty-year-old Alice’s occupation is rather unusual for a woman : she works as an engineer on a freighter. She loves her job and does it competently but even in a greasy blue overall a woman will be a woman, with her heart, her desires and her seduction… In such conditions can an all-male ... Read More »

Shérazade

Sherazade’s music is as vibrant, sensual and multi-cultural as her roots that have coloured her musical identity. Her songs set to Russian and Oriental music, classical and traditional, are lyrical with touches of soul and blues. She sings in Russian, Arabic, French, English, Armenian and Turkish. Bold and sincere, the music resonates with universal appeal that invites one to travel ... Read More »

Docteur Jack – The film by Benoit LANGE

Docteur Jack  – the film, a compelling film about the founder of Calcutta Rescue `Doctor Jack traces the journey of the man who inspired the film “The City of Joy”, Dr. Jack Preger. A man of extraordinary fate, a Welsh farmer who decides at the age of 35 to become a doctor. After attending the refugee camps in Bangladesh at ... Read More »

Ciné club – Merci Patron!

Merci Patron! by François Ruffin (2015) A documentary about a family fired by a company owned by LVMH (Group owned by French billionaire, Bernard Arnault) who seeks reparation from their previous employer with the help of the movie director. TRAILER Read More »