Cultural Events

“Queer Lives of the Media” – A Panel Discussion

Alliance française du Bengale and Varta Trust present “Queer Lives of the Media” – A Panel Discussion How has the media helped the queer movements in India? Or has it created more barriers for them? What if it has done both? Why did queer movements feel the urge to create their own media content? What are those histories? Come and ... Read More »

Ciné Club : Doisneau des villes, Doisneau des champs

02/08 : Doisneau des villes, Doisneau des champs by Patrick Cazals Year : 1993 Duration : 55 min Directed a year before his death, this film is a document shot after twenty years of friendship. The famous photographer returns to his Paris area with his lifelong friends. Read More »

Theatre ADDA presents Dust to Dust

Culture Monks, Best of Kolkata Campus in collaboration with Drishya  & Alliance francaise du Bengale present a tribute to Badal Sircar. REMEMBERING THE FRAYED 3rd EDGES: DUST TO DUST An earthquake followed a tsunami in March 2011 led to a meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant,  leading to around 1,600 deaths with highly increased probabilities of radiation induced thyroid ... Read More »

2017 French Film Cycle @ Basusree Cinema #5

?? French Film Cycle at Basusree Cinema ?️ For the fifth movie of the 2017 French Film Cycle presented by the Alliance française du Bengale and the Institut français en Inde in collaboration with Basusree Cinema, we are happy to screen for you : Brooklyn by P. Tessaud, with English subtitles. A young girl runs away from Switzerland. She arrives ... Read More »

Ciné Club : Elle s’en va by Emmanuelle Bercot

26/07 : Elle s’en va by Emmanuelle Bercot 2013 – 1h56min Bettie, in her sixties, is suddenly abandoned by her lover and the family restaurant is in financial peril. What to do with her life? She takes her car, thinking to go around the block. It will in fact be a breakaway. A new horizon opens to her… BONUS ! ... Read More »

Life Project Ceremony

On July, 26th, the Youth who have reached the last step of our Professional Training for Entrepreneurs will deliver a speech on their professional experience and aspirations. You are very much welcome for this inspiring moment and we would be pleased to share more about the project on that very special day. Start small, Dream big, Act now ! Read More »

Theatre ADDA presents the Lesson

The new session of Theatre ADDA presents  THE LESSON,  a play of Eugene Ieonesco About “The Lesson”  by Eugene Ieonesco Translation: Udayan Ghosh Duration: Around 45 minutes (One act play) Interpreted by Professor- Ritodeep Student- Sampreeti Chakraborty Maid- Debarati Ghosh, Sumana Mitra, Siddhartha Pal Costume Design- Tanupam Naru Assistance- Sujay Das, Bibhas Mukherjee The Lesson is a well-known absurd play. The ... Read More »

Ciné Club : Lulu femme nue by Solveig Anspach

19/07 : Lulu femme nue by Solveig Anspach 2013 – 1h30min After a missed interview, Lulu leaves her husband and three children. She enjoys a few days of freedom, alone, on the coast, and without guilt. On the way, she meets a funny bird hatched by her brothers, an old woman who is bored to death and an employee harassed ... Read More »

Trio Ranganathan Concert

Alliance française du Bengale and The Calcutta School of Music are pleased to present the Trio Ranganathan the 18th July of 2017 at 7 pm. The Ranganathan Trio, with the three brothers Ajay, Ravi and Théo, all three students in various master degrees, started its education in the Conservatory of Tours, France. There, in 2009 and in the class of ... Read More »