Cultural Events

WHAT MAKES A CITY GREAT?

The session will discuss the Calcutta forecast and four great cities around the world — New York, London, Paris and Berlin. The panelists will include Dr Rudrangshu Mukherjee, Dr Julie Banerjee, and Professors Supriya and Sukanta Chaudhuri. The Consul Generals of France and the US will speak, respectively, on Paris and New York. Anjita Roychowdhury will speak on Kolkata and there will be speakers on ... Read More »

CINE CLUB Dans la cour

Dans la cour In the courtyard (2013) by Pierre Salvadori SYNOPSIS: Antoine is a musician. Now into his forties, he abruptly decides to give up his career. After several days of doing nothing, he gets a job as a concierge. Mathilde lives in the old building in the east of Paris where Antoine finds work. This dynamic and generous retiree ... Read More »

French Film Festival

The Federation of Film Societies of India (FFSI) and the Alliance française du Bengale (AfdB) are pleased to invite you to a French Film Festival at Nandan III from 22 to 24 June 2015. The AfdB members enjoy priority for attending the screenings to be held on the aforesaid three days at 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm. For detailed programme, thank ... Read More »

Fête de la Musique – World Music Day

As every year, Kolkata moves with the Music and vibrates with the whole world! About ten concerts, throughout the city, meant for all ages and all tastes! Visit our Facebook page for more details on the schedule for this special day! Comme tous les ans, Calcutta se met à l’heure de la Musique  et vibre avec le monde entier ! Des concerts ... Read More »

BABITA DAS

Before leaving for France of about hundred of her works, Babita Das exhibits them, in collaboration with the Alliance française du Bengale, for a few day in ICCR. Babita, Master of fine arts from Viswa Bharati has Worked with many Indian and international organisations, specially with the Ministry of Education of France, in Guadeloupe, French West Indies, to celebrate the festival “Autour du ... Read More »

CINE CLUB Suzanne

Suzanne (2012) by Katell Quillevere SYNOPSIS: The story of a family and a love affair told through the journey of a young woman called Suzanne. TRAILER: Read More »

WORLD MUSIC CONCERT

As part of the YUVA Music  Festival and in preparation for the great musical feast of 21 June, the World Music Day, the Alliance française du Bengale, the Academy for Musical Excellence and The Palladian Lounge cordially invite you to a great musical soirée in course of which blues and rock meet reggae and pop. Come along and see for yourself! Dans le cadre du Festival YUVA ... Read More »

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

  The  Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Alliance française du Bengale (AfdB) for the year 2013-2014 will be held  at Park Mansions on Thursday 11 June 2015 at 6:30 pm. Minutes of the last AGM, Annual Report of the Council of Administration, final accounts and Treasurer’s Report for the year 2013-2014, etc. will be considered. The AGM will be ... Read More »

CINE CLUB Attila Marcel

Attila Marcel (2012) by Sylvain Chomet SYNOPSIS: Thirty year old Paul lives with his aunts, two elderly aristocrats who have looked after him since he was two years old and who dream of seeing him become a virtuoso pianist. His life is reduced to a daily routine of playing the grand piano atthe lounge and attending his aunts’ dance class. Isolated from the ... Read More »

The Mist : Aleph Theatre

Play by Oscar Castro Mise en scène Oscar Castro Music Jean-Jacques Lemêtre Choregraphy Sylvie Miqueu   Scenography Bénédicte d’Albas Sound et Lights Samuel Lardillier Here comes the mist of the mist. The mist is dense, dangerous and confuse. Everything can be hidden easily under its heavy coat.. What is there on the other side ? The author decide to become a character of his own play ... Read More »