Cultural Events

Ciné club : L’Enlèvement de Michel Houellebecq

Michel Houellebecq is kidnapped in broad day light. He finds himself locked in a house and meets his kidnappers who impose a particular organization with a lot of cigarettes break, discussion about Le Corbusier and the art of free fight. Between a fiction and a documentary, this movie is loaded with unexpected events. Directed by Guillaume Nicloux Read More »

Fair Start

#FairStart A fair chance for every child A round table discussion- Jointly hosted by Alliance Française & UNICEF   The Campaign: All children deserve the chance to be happy and healthy, explore their world safely, and reach their full potential. Yet the rights of millions of children are blocked by deprivation and discrimination. To promote the universal rights of children ... Read More »

Ciné club : Max et Lenny

Lenny who is a mother of a two years old, carries a lot of anger within herself, which she expresses in writings in a small notebook with lyrics of songs. Living in the northern part of the city of Marseille, she tries to get into the world of rap music. She then meets Max with whom she’ll find a friend ... Read More »

World Music Day

Open Call for World Music Day celebrations at Alliance Francaise du Bengale, 2016  The World Music Day (Fête de la Musique) is coming up on June 21st & we’ll be celebrating this day at the Alliance Francaise du Bengale, Park Street.  This year we are going to celebrate the ‘Unknown Musician’. In order to make this year’s festival more participative and inclusive, ... Read More »

Dance creation : La Forêt Ébouriffée

Based on the book La forêt de Racine by Mélusine Thiry Racine is not like other little boys, no one has noticed that a forest has grown inside his head. Fleeing from a hostile grandmother and traumatic daily life, he runs into it to take refuge. It is in this encroaching forest, which changes with his emotions, that the little ... Read More »

Ciné club : 9 mois ferme

Ariane is a young single and very strict judge and she has a shocking news : she is pregnant! To add to the drama the father seems to be a very dangerous criminal. What could have happened to get to that situation ? An hilarious comedy and a revelation of the year 2014. César of the best scenario for Albert ... Read More »

Ciné club : À peine j’ouvre les yeux

In Tunis in 2010 few months before the Revolution, Farah is passing her final exams. Her parents wish for her to become a teacher. But the young woman sings in a politically engaged rock band and discovers the night life, its love story and its passion. Her mother Hayet is really worried for her, because she knows the reality of ... Read More »

Derives from the Metropolis

In the framework of “ Observations  on cultural mapping with artists in an exploration of people and place . A series on shared history , culture and a common language.” & “ Derives from the Metropolis “, a public art festival in Sarsuna, Kolkata on 9th-10th June 2016. The Institut français en Inde presents an event on “A series of Talks , Performance and ... Read More »

Marguerite Duras – Festival Bratyajon

Marguerite Duras lived the last world war at the same time as the wife of a deported husband and a resistant, but also as a writer. This play is an adaptation of two texts from her book “La Douleur”, which are of course the first one of the book and also the one of Monsieur X alias Pierre Rabier. This ... Read More »

Ciné club : La Belle Personne

Sixteen-year old Junie changes high school mid-year, following the death of her mother. She finds herself in the same class as her cousin Mathias, who introduces her to his friends. All the boys want to date Junie, and she chooses the quietest among them, Otto Cleves. But soon after, she encounters the great love of her life, Nemours, her Italian ... Read More »