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Cine club : Rengaine

Rengaine (2012) a film by Rachid Djaïdani SYNOPSIS This is the story of the impossible love between two people. Paris, today. Dorcy, young black Christian, wants to marry Sabrina, a young arabic girl. It would be simple if she hasn’t 40 brothers and if that wedding wasn’t going against a tradition, personified by Slimane the elder brother. The racial conflicts between Christians, ... Read More »

Cine club : Mobius

Mobius (2013) a film by Éric Rochant. SYNOPSIS In the high stakes world of espionage, one Russian FSB operative will do whatever it takes to crack an international money laundering operation and American banker, Alice, is the key. The only problem is that he isn’t the only one after Alice. Now he must find out who he can trust and ... Read More »

Cine club : l’immortel

L’immortel (2010) a film by Richard Berry SYNOPSIS Charly Mattei has turned a new leaf on his past as an outlaw. For the past three years he’s been living a comfortable life and devoting himself to his wife and two kids. However, one winter morning, he’s left for dead in the underground parking garage of Marseille’s Old Port with 22 ... Read More »

Cine club : Tango Negro

Tango Negro (2013) a film by Dom Pedro. SYNOPSIS Tango Negro, The African Roots of Tango by Angolan filmmaker Dom Pedro explores the expression of Tango’s Africanness and the contribution of African cultures in the creation of the tango. Tango was a reflection of the social life of the slaves that were taken to South America – including Argentina and ... Read More »

Cine club : Pater

Pater (2011) a film by Alain Cavalier     SYNOPSIS Cavalier and Lindon play versions of themselves, starting work on a film in which they will play the president of the republic and a politician who will be prime minister, respectively. Though improvised conversations, they sketch out both their fictional and actual relationships. Cavalier’s President character calls on Lindon’s Prime Minister character to pass a ... Read More »

Cine club : Tango Negro

Tango Negro (2013) a film by Dom Pedro. SYNOPSIS Tango Negro, The African Roots of Tango by Angolan filmmaker Dom Pedro explores the expression of Tango’s Africanness and the contribution of African cultures in the creation of the tango. Tango was a reflection of the social life of the slaves that were taken to South America – including Argentina and ... Read More »

Cine club : Children of Paradise, The White Man

Les Enfants du Paradis Deuxième époque : l’Homme Blanc (1945) a film by Marcel Carne     Children of Paradise is divided into two epochs, Boulevard du Crime (“Boulevard of Crime”) and L’Homme Blanc (“The Man in White”). The first begins around 1827, the second about seven years later. The action takes place mainly in the neighborhood of the Boulevard ... Read More »

Cine Club: Children of Paradise, Boulevard du Crime

Les Enfants du Paradis Première époque: Boulevard du Crime (1945) a film by Marcel Carne Children of Paradise is divided into two epochs, Boulevard du Crime (“Boulevard of Crime”) and L’Homme Blanc (“The Man in White”). The first begins around 1827, the second about seven years later. The action takes place mainly in the neighborhood of the Boulevard du Temple ... Read More »

French corner at Oxford Bookstore

    Mr. Fabrice Etienne, Consul General of France in Kolkata, and Mrs. Maina Bhagat, Director, Oxford Bookstore, Kolkata take great pleasure in announcing the launch of the French Books Section at Oxford Bookstore Park Street, the first of its kind in Kolkata. Mr. Etienne and Mrs. Bhagat will unveil the new French corner in the presence of Mr. Max ... Read More »