Cultural Events

Cine Club : 3 coeurs

3 Coeurs (2014) by Benoit Jacquot A tax inspector (Benoît Poelvoorde), his new bride and her sister become entwined in a love triangle. Read More »

Launch of the book “Ghosts of Calcutta” by Sébastien Ortiz Sébastien Ortiz was born in France in 1972. As a teenager, he started to show a great interest in literature and travels. After 1991, he went very often to Asia. He stayed in particular in Taiwan and in India (Kolkata). After studies in political science and Chinese, he entered the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1996. From 1999 ... Read More »

Cine club : Timbuktu

  Timbuktu (2013) by Abderrahmane Sissako A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives – typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith – abruptly disturbed. Read More »

Cine concert : The Georges Melies Series

Kolkata is going back to the very roots of cinema! For the first time in Kolkata on Tuesday 11 August at 7pm we are happy to present Les Mélodies de Nirbaak produced by Abhind Musics, who will perform a ciné concert, The Georges Méliès Series, on four short silent movies of the genius director of the early twentieth century. Those silent short movies ... Read More »

Cine club : 9 mois ferme

9 Mois Ferme (2012) by Albert Dupontel Ariane, a single judge enjoying that way of life, is pregnant! Even worse, it is said that the father is a very dangerous criminal. What could have happened ? César 2014: best scenario for Dupontel and best actress for Sandrine Kiberlain. Teaser Read More »


  As part of the Festival DANCE BRIDGES FESTIVAL, the French contemporary dancer,  Rocio Berenguer, will present her work “Homeostasis” (Rehearsal video: on 7 August 2015 at Kalamandir at 7pm. Ms. Berenguer will participate in post performance talks on 8 August at the Max Mueller Bhavan from 2:30pm to 4:30pm, and teach in a festival workshop on 9 August at the Calcutta School of Music. Rocio Berenguer – Born in Barcelona in 1987. ... Read More »

Yuva Music Festival 2 : Grand Closing Ceremony

On the 3rd August the Grand Closing ceremony at Science City Mini. A special performance by Kamran and Faizan Kurshid , YUVA Band and Maham(Pakistani Sufi Singer). Several School choirs will also participate along with the Prize Distribution Ceremony. Read More »

Strange Factory

Supported by The Alliance Francaise du Bengale, IIM Calcutta Dramatics Cell & Proscenium Art Center, the Arshinagar Project presents Strange Factory.   “The mind is an ancient and famous capital”, wrote Delmore Schwartz. Perhaps cities are bodies too, and like bodies, they contain memories and stillborn dreams. In the brutal furnaces of the great cities of the world, of Calcutta, New York, ... Read More »

Cine Club : Au Bord Du Monde

Au Bord Du Monde (2013) by Claux Drexel   Night is falling. The dreamt Paris becomes the one of those who live in it : Jeni, Pascal and the others. Through thirteen characters, the documentary presents a Paris where lights and lives are off. It sets a big contrast with the glamorous and shinny Paris. Prix FIPRESCI of Thessalonique. Read More »

Cine Club : Les temps changent

Les temps changent (2008) by Marion Milne Year 2060. Climate predictions made at the beginning of the 21st century have turned out to be dramatically true: global warming of the Earth’s atmosphere now has serious consequences on the every day life of our grandchildren. Read More »