Cultural Events

Ciné Club – L’Homme de Rio

L’Homme de Rio (1h 52 min) A young man comes to the rescue of his girlfriend abducted by thieves and brought to Rio. An extravagant adventure ensues. Directed by : Philippe de Broca Read More »

Concert : Fanfare Couche-tard

The Fanfare Couche Tard (Night Owls Band) is marked by its powerful nuclear energy and fine humour. It is to music what an SUV is to travel… These 5 modern-day heroes play in bars, in streets, under circus tents, on barges… And for the very first time in a vintage cinema in Kolkata! Ladies and gentlemen, let us introduce to ... Read More »

Ciné Club – L’Enfant Sauvage

L’Enfant Sauvage (1h 30 min) In a French forest in 1798, a child is found who cannot walk, speak, read, or write. A doctor becomes interested in the child and patiently attempts to civilize him. Directed by : François Truffaut Read More »

François Millet : audio-visual presentation on the great painter

The Alliance française du Bengale invits you to a presentation commemorating the 200th birth anniversary of the great painter François Millet : ‘Millet: Realism and beyond’  by Subrata Ghosh Visual Artist HOD Art & Design, Calcutta International School Cultural Secretary, INFAC Secretary, Calcutta Painters An important figure in French painting of the mid-19th century, the artist Jean-Francois Millet was a founding ... Read More »

Theatre Adda : The Park Street Sessions

 Theatre Adda – April presents Bhalluk ( Bear) by Alindo The April Session of Theatre Adda : The Park Street Sessions, will feature ‘Bhalluk’ (The Bear), based on Gabriel García Márquez’s short story. This is a dialogue between a gigolo and his homosexual fiancé in the perspective of magical realism. This is a presentation from ‘Alindo’, which is a theatre group ... Read More »

Ciné Club – Généalogies d’un crime

Généalogies d’un crime (1h 53 min) In her son’s funeral, Solange, a lawyer famous for losing hopeless cases, agrees to defend René, her son’s age, accused of murdering his wealthy aunt… Directed by : Raoul Ruiz Read More »

Ciné Club – Jappeloup

Jappeloup (2h10min) In the early 80’s, abandoning a promising career as a lawyer, Pierre Durand devoted body and soul to his passion : riding and jumping horses. Supported by his father, his hopes are all about a young horse which nobody really believes : Jappeloup. Directed by : Christian Duguay Read More »

Beat Kaestli

   Beat Kaestli is an internationally acclaimed Jazz vocalist, songwriter, arranger and producer. In 1993 he moved to New York City and was awarded a scholarship to the Manhattan School of Music.  Both his CDs “Far From Home” and “Invitation” were included in the official 2010 GRAMMY Selection for “Best Jazz Vocal Album”. March 2014 marked the release of Kaestli’s ... Read More »

French Gastronomy & Cinema Fest – 21st, 22nd, 24th March

  The program 21st March 4:00 pm Le dîner de con, 1998, France – Director : Francis Veber Synopsis To amuse themselves at a weekly dinner, a few well-heeled folk each bring a dimwit along who is to talk about his pastime. Each member seeks to introduce a champion dumbbell. Pierre, an avid participant of the game, runs into one problem after ... Read More »