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Date(s) - 02/02/2018 - 03/02/2018
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Nandan 3 West Bengal Film Centre


Here is an opportunity for Indian audiences to catch up on the best of French cinema of the past decade.
10 Years – 10 Films will showcase one iconic French film of each of the past 10 years in an online festival. Indian VOD platform “Hotstar” will showcase the diversity and richness of French cinema across a variety of genres to everyone, anywhere in India with internet access.

Four movies will be screened in Kolkata at NANDAN III on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd of February. Please find below the schedules.

An event in partnership with Rabindra Sadan Theatre / Nandan Cine Center, Alliance française du Bengale and Cinémathèque Kolkata, in the framework of Bonjour India.


Friday 2nd February

Friday 2nd February / 4:30pm / NANDAN III
Comme un Avion by Bruno Podalydès

Michel, a fifty year old man, graphic designer, decides to change the urban lifestyle and go on an adventure. Fascinated by airmail, he dreams at Jean Mermoz when he’s on scooter. One day, Michel sees a picture of a kayak.


Friday 2nd February /6:30pm / NANDAN III
Inauguration of the Bonjour India Film Festival

 Inaugurator : Mr. Damien Syed, Honorable Consul General of France in Kolkata
Guest-in-Chief : Sri Gautam Ghosh, Eminent film maker
Guest of Honour : Mr. Fabrice Plançon, Director of Alliance française du Bengale

Friday 2nd February / 6:30pm / NANDAN III
After the Inauguration, screening of Villa Amalia by Benoît Jacquot

Villa Amalia is the story of Ann, a musician, whose life is turned upside down by a kiss.
When she sees Thomas kissing another woman, Ann makes a clean break, leaving him and everything else far behind her. Suddenly unsure of everything that seemed so certain, Ann knows only that she must change her life and become someone else to find herself. With her music and the friendship of Georges, who pops out of her distant past, she sets off on a journey that will take her to an island where the Villa Amalia stands.

Saturday 3rd February

Saturday 3rd February / 4:30pm / NANDAN III
Quelques heures de printemps by Stéphane Brizé

After spending 18 months in prison for trying to smuggle cannabis through customs, Alain Evrard has no other choice but return home to live with his mother, Yvette. This sudden change in lifestyle causes all past problems with their mother-son relationship to arise. Then Alain discovers that his mother is suffering from terminal cancer. During the last few months of her life, it is a struggle for the two to fix their broken relationship.


Saturday 3rd February / 6:30pm / NANDAN III
9 mois ferme by Albert Dupontel

Ariane Felder is pregnant. This is all the more surprising since this examining
magistrate is an old-fashioned single person. But even more surprising is the fact that, according to DNA tests, the father is no other than Bob, a criminal prosecuted for atrocious assault and battery. Ariane, who does not remember anything, tries to understand what happened.

Full line-up of 10 Years – 10 films available online.

Please visit: www.hotstar.com

2007 | Ensemble, c’est tout
2008 | Villa Amalia
2009 | Tout ce qui brille
2010 | Des Hommes et des Dieux
2011 | Quelques heures de printemps
2012 | Un bonheur n’arrive jamais seul
2013 | 9 mois ferme
2014 | Clouds of Sils Maria
2015 | Demain
2016 | Médecin de campagne