Author Archives: Alliance Française Bengale

summer 2014 : Slam Workshop at the Alliance

In June and August this year, two trainees of the Alliance française du Bengale conducted, free of cost, a SLAM workshop, three hours per week for eight weeks. The aim was twofold: learning the French language through a tool and the discovery of an artistic mode, increasingly popular in France. Here is the text of Gwendoline (in French !) What is ... Read More »

Cine club : Jules et Jim

Date/Time Date(s) – 05/02/2014 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm Categories OVERVIEW        Trailer Jules et Jim (1962)  A film by François Truffaut   SYNOPSIS : In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, ... Read More »

Multi-media presentation : Awesome Angkor

  City: Kolkata Location: ICCR’S Rabindranath Tagore Centre, 9A  Ho Chi Minh Sarani, Kolkata 700 071  Date: From Fri, 2014/01/31 – 3:30pm to Fri, 2014/02/07 Inauguration, to be graced by Mr. Fabrice Etienne, Consul General of France in Kolkata, as chief guest, on 31st January 2014 at 3:30 pm at ICCR’S Rabindranath Tagore Centre, 9A  Ho Chi Minh Sarani, Kolkata 700 071  ... Read More »

Frédéric Pagès : Kolkata Literary Meet

     present You’ve got to Be Joking Frédéric Pagès, Shovon Chowdhury and Sarnath Banerjee on the fine art of poking fun with satire. In conversation with Samantak Das On Saturday, 25th of January @ 4:25 at Victoria Memorial Hall Frédéric Pagès has been working for the past 20 years as a journalist at “Le Canard Enchaîné”. He has been ... Read More »

Cine club : La fille du 14 Juillet

City: Kolkata Location: 217, AJC Bose Road Date: Wed, 2014/01/22 – 6:00pm Price: Free Category: Film screening Duration:  88 mn Alliance francaise du Bengale Cine Club cordially invites you to the screening of * La fille du 14 Juillet (2013) 88mn – A film by Antonin Peretjatko     Wednesday, 22nd January 2013 | 6 pm Read More »

Abaji in concert!

Live concert/ Mediterranean Blues Date : 01/17/14 Time : 8:30pm Venue : Princeton Club ABAJI IN CONCERT AT PRINCETON CLUB with Alliance française du Bengale & Smoke inc on Friday, 17 January. Abaji was born in Lebanon to an Armenian-Greek father from Smyrna and Armenian-Syrian mother born in Istanbul… they met each other in Lebanon, a country of exiles. He ... Read More »

Cine club : Agent trouble

City: Kolkata Location: 217, AJC Bose Road Date: Wed, 2014/01/15 – 6:00pm Price: Free Category: Film screening Duration:  80 mn Alliance francaise du Bengale Cine Club cordially invites you to the screening of * Agent trouble (1987) 101mn – A film by Jean-Pierre Mocky     Wednesday, 15th January 2013 | 6 pm Read More »

Apeejay Kolkata literary festival 2014 : Ananda Devi

Monday, 13 January, St John Anglican Church. Kiran Shankar Roy Rd, BBD Bagh, Opp. Raj Bhavan, Kolkata 700001. From 12pm to 12:45pm – Lauch of Indian Tango followed by a conversation with Chinmoy Guha Born in Mauritius, Ananda Devi began to make her mark in mauritian literature when she won, aged 15, a prize at a short story competition open ... Read More »

Cine club : Augustine

City: Kolkata Location: 217, AJC Bose Road Date: Wed, 2014/01/08 – 6:00pm Price: Free Category: Film screening Duration:  101 mn Alliance francaise du Bengale Cine Club cordially invites you to the screening of * Augustine (2012) 101mn – A film by Alice Winocour     Wednesday, 8th January 2013 | 6 pm   Read More »