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Ciné club – Un château en Italie

Un château en Italie (2013) An upper-middle-class family is selling their family home. Meanwhile, Louise meets Nathan while taking care of her brother Ludovic, who is ill. Directed by: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi Starring: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Louis Garrel, Filippo Timi Read More »

AKLF 2016 – Meeting with Veronique Ovaldé

 On the occasion of Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF), in association with the French Institute in India and the Alliance française du Bengale, the french writer Veronique Ovaldé will come at Oxford Bookstore (Park street, Kolkata) along with Liad Shoham and Dror A. Mishani ( Israeli), Kishwar Desai, Barun Chanda and Victor K Ghosh. They will present to us their crime fiction literary ... Read More »

Ciné club – “Hippocrate”

HIPPOCRATE (2014) Benjamin is going to become a great doctor, he is sure of it. But his first experience as junior doctor in his father’s service, the Professor Barois, does not turn out the way he hoped it would… Benjamin will be brutally confronted with his own limits, his fears, those of his patients, families, doctors and the staff. Directed by: Thomas Lilti ... Read More »

Indo-Creole Project

On the occasion of India International Guitar Festival 2016 (6th – 10th January), René Lacaille and Marc Lacaille from Réunion island will invite Debashish and Subhashish Bhattacharya. The group thus formed will offer duet songs, each creeping into the world of the other. A rare moment of true and beautiful musical fusion, surprises, while respecting the traditions of each other, with the shared sense ... Read More »

Theatre Adda – The Park Street Sessions

The 4th Session will feature ‘Journey’, by Bibhaban. Directed by Supriyo Samajdar, this epic piece of experimental theatre as a process  , which continues since the past 15 years. About Journey (The Search) : 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. ... Read More »

Bachchader Experimentum

Bachchader Experimentum is in Kolkata from 8th to 12th January! 5 days, 5 places: Friday 8th, 5:30 pm – Modern High School for Girls, Ballygunge – Free entrance Saturday 9th, 7.00 pm – Bangur Park, Lake Gardens – Free entrance Sunday 10th, 5:30 pm – Magic Hours, Alipore – With invitation Monday 11th, 5.30 pm – Jadavpur University, in front ... Read More »

Literary Evenings

The Alliance française du Bengale is delighted to launch its cultural programme for 2016 in  collaboration with Sampark and Freed, with the year’s first literary festival and photography exhibition. Please find the details below. Read More »

Ciné Club – “Le Challat de Tunis”/ CANCELLED

Le Challat de Tunis (2014) Tunisia, before the revolution. A man on a motorbike, razor blade in hand, prowls the streets of Tunis slashing women’s buttocks. They call him The Challat, aka “The Blade”, and the mere mention of his name provokes fascination and terror. Is he a lone criminal, an urban legend, or could he be the creation of ... Read More »

Cine club – “Party girl”

PARTY GIRL – 2013 Directed by: Marie Amachoukeli-Barsacq, Samuel Theis, Claire Burger Starring: Angélique Litzenburger, Joseph Bour, Mario Theis, Samuel Theis, Séverine Litzenburger Other: “Camera d’or”, Festival de Cannes 2014 Angélique is 60 years old. She still loves partying, she still loves men. At night, to make a living, she makes them drink in a cabaret of the german border. As time passes, clients become rare. But ... Read More »

Christmas Celebration for the students

Like every year Alliance française du Bengale is organizing a christmas celebration for the students! Many activities will happen such as games, representations and discussions. Some free concerts will also take place in Park Mansions such as the one of Santanu Datta, student in classical composition in Paris, who will perform a guitar concert. Read More »