Cultural Events

Ciné club – Ascenseur pour L’Échafaud

Ascenseur pour l’échafaud by Louis Malle (1957) Music by Miles Davis Julien Tavernier kills his boss with the help of his wife whom is also his lover. Once the murder has been done, Julien finds himself stuck in the elevator as he wanted to remove a compromising clue. While he does everything he can to get out of it, the two women ... Read More »

Romain Rolland and India : a Forgotten Dialogue

Alliance française du Bengale and ICCR are presenting a lecture on the occasion of the 150th birthday of Romaind Rolland, given by eminent author and French laureat, Prof. Chinmoy GUHA. I The dialogue between Romain Rolland and India, represented by its best minds, was not a meeting between the mythical East and the mythical West, but a fascinating cross-cultural encounter, ... Read More »

Ciné club – Papa Lumière

Papa Lumière by Ada Loueilh (2013) Jacques and Safi comes from Abidjan from where they have been repatriated in emergency. Safi who is a mixed origin person, had the habit of living with her mother and cannot stop thinking that her grand father took her away without any warning… TRAILER Read More »

Screening of La Belle Vie at Basusree Cinema

For the seventh film of the French film cycle presented by the Alliance française du Bengale and l’Institut Français en Inde in collaboration with Basusree Cinema, we are happy to screen for you La Belle vie [Playing dead], by the French film director Jean Denizot. So, don’t forget to wake up on time, on Sunday 30th October 2016 and join us at 11 am to ... Read More »

Theatre Adda : The Body Alone

Alliance Francaise du Bengale & Culture Monks presents Digambarim: The Body Alone : an interdisciplinary storytelling performance by Katha’Koli storytelling school at the Theatre Adda : The Park Street Sessions, this October, on the eve of Kali Pujo. Details  Duration : 40 mins Language : English & Bangla Performers : Susmita Chatterjee , Janardan Ghosh, Pradip Chatterjee,  Vidyapati Chakraborty & ... Read More »

Cine club – Adama

Adama is a twelve years old kid who lives in an isolated village of West Africa. Behind the mountains stand “Le Monde des Souffles” where the Nassaras are reigning. One night her elder brother Samba disappears and Adama decides to go looking for him while the elders are telling her not to. Read More »

Cine club – 21 nuits avec Pattie

Caroline comes from a village in the south of France and she has to organize the burial of her mother with whom she had very few contacts. She is welcomes by Pattie who tells her about all her sexual experiences with the man of the area. While the entire valley prepares itself for the famous 15th August’s celebration, the body ... Read More »

Screening of Je Fais Le Mort at Basusree Cinema

For the sixth film of the French film cycle presented by the Alliance française du Bengale and l’Institut Français en Inde in collaboration with Basusree Cinema, we are happy to screen for you Je fais le mort [Playing dead], by the French film director Jean-Paul Salomé. So, don’t forget to wake up on time, on Sunday 16th October 2016 and join us at 11 ... Read More »

Cine club – À nos amours

While Suzanne who is fifteen years old is discovering the joy and the pain of love, her family is slowly getting disintegrated. A major movie by Maurice Pialat which got the César of the best movie and of the best female hope for Sandrine Bonnaire. Read More »