Cultural Events

DELF/DALF Examinations

  Diplôme En Langue Française / Diplôme Approfondi en Langue Française Examinations will go from March 10th til 15th, each day one level. Registrations open til 28th February.  Come and register now!    Read More »

Cine club : Les Tontons Flingueurs

Les Tontons Flingueurs (1963) Trailer    A film by Georges Lautner SYNOPSIS : An elderly gangster, Fernand Naudin is hoping for a quiet retirement when he suddenly inherits a fortune from an old friend, a former gangster supremo known as the Mexican. If he is ambivalent about his new found wealth, Fernand is positively nonplussed to discover that he has also ... Read More »

Buddha the “why” within

Rythmosaic, Sengupta Dance & Offjazz dance company present the second performance of  their new production “Buddha the why within”. DON’T MISS IT !!! Buddha the “why” within is a transcendental journey of love, hate, deception, aspiration and desolation. The story, reverberates, the voices of some unsung characters, of MAHABHARATA, which seldom, surfaces in the glory of the epic, but has a ... Read More »

Buddha the “why” within

Rythmosaic, Sengupta Dance & Offjazz dance company present “Buddha the why within” (World premiere)  Buddha the “why” within is a transcendental journey of love, hate, deception, aspiration and desolation. The story, reverberates, the voices of some unsung characters, of MAHABHARATA, which seldom, surfaces in the glory of the epic, but has a huge impact, in the soulful realization of oneself ... Read More »

Cine club : Au Galop

Au Galop (2012)        A film by Louis-Do de Lencquesaing SYNOPSIS : Ada was settled in her life, she was pleased with it, or thought she was. She was one half of a couple who seemed happy, she’d had a child, was even due to get married, and wham… she met Paul… And this Paul was writer to boot, ... Read More »

ASTRO PHOTOGRAPHY

In partnership with Birla Planetarium,  Institut Français and Camarena, the Alliance française du Bengale presents : Astrophotography exhibition Astrophotography is a specialized type of photography that entails recording images of astronomical objects and large areas of the night sky. The first known attempt at astronomical photography was by French artist and physicist, Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre, inventor of the daguerreotype process which bears his ... Read More »

ANTARJATIK MATRIBHASHA DIBAS

INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY En effet, la Francophonie ne célèbre pas seulement la langue française mais promeut l’usage de toutes les langues… menacée ou non, au nom d’un impérialisme culturel et/ou nationaliste. L’Alliance française du Bengale, en partenariat avec le Consulat Général de France à Calcutta a participé avec plaisir à la journée internationale des langues maternelles organisée par la ... Read More »

Ethics and politics : A problematic continuity

A COLLEGE de FRANCE lecture ; “Ethics and politics : A problematic continuity” What kind of influence or coercion might be exerted on a human community so as to make it rally to a leader or, at least, accept a minimal degree of consensus? This is a question that was raised at a very early stage in China and has never ceased ... Read More »

Cine club : Du vent dans mes mollets

Du vent dans mes mollets (2012)    A film by Carine Tardieu SYNOPSIS : Stuck between her two parents who fill her up with love and meat, Rachel a nine year old girl is waiting for only one thing : the moment when she will get her freedom! Until the day she meets the crazy and fearless Valérie…   Read More »

Cine club : Camille redouble

Camille redouble (2012)  A film by Noémie Lvovsky   SYNOPSIS : Camille was only sixteen and still in high school when she fell in love with Eric, another student. They later married and a child and were happy for a while. But now twenty-five years have passed and Eric leaves her for a younger woman. Bitter and desperate Camille drinks so ... Read More »