Cultural Events

Cine Club: La Religieuse

La Religieuse (2013) a film by Guillaume Nicloux SYNOPSIS France, in the 1760s. Born to a bourgeois family, Suzanne (Pauline Etienne) is a beautiful young girl with a natural talent for music. Despite her faith, she is dismayed when her parents send her off to a convent, expecting her to become a nun. Suzanne first resists the rules of the ... Read More »

French Film Festival: Rendez-vous with French Cinema

French Film Festival: Rendez-vous with French Cinema Forum for Film Studies and Allied Arts in collaboration with Alliance Francaise du Bengale present Rendez-vous with French Cinema Nandan II from 28th June to 30th June 2014. This event is opened to the members of Alliance Francaise du Bengale and of Forum for Film Studies and Allied Arts.           PROGRAMME Saturday 28th ... Read More »

Cine Club: Nikita

Nikita (1990) By Luc Besson SYNOPSIS: Nikita is a teen who robs a pharmacy and murders a policeman. She is sentenced to life in prison, where her captors fake her death, and she is given the choice of becoming an assassin, or being killed. After training, she becomes a talented killer. Her career as an assassin goes well until a mission ... Read More »

International Short and Documentary Film Festival

Kolkata International Short and Documentary Film Festival Short film makers’ association of Eastern India and Nandan present Kolkata International Short and Documentary Film Festival. This festival will be held from 24th to 27th June 2014 from 02:00PM to  07:00PM. As part of the festival, 16 films made by students of the famous French film school la Fémis will be screened. La Fémis ... Read More »

World Music Day 2014 in Kolkata

World Music Day 2014 in Kolkata The Fête de la Musique/World Music Day, celebrated every year on 21st June all over the world, provides a common platform for all musicians: young and old, amateurs and professionals… The Fête de la Musique has become the unique global live music festival of its kind. It takes place everywhere, specially outdoor spaces (streets, public ... Read More »

Cine Club: Woman next door

Woman next door (1981) by François Truffaut SYNOPSIS: Former lovers Bernard and Mathilde are unintentionally reunited as neighbors. Though both are now married to seemingly nice people, the past resurfaces and the affair rekindles. However emotions run amuck, affecting both couples, especially the lovers. One breaks down, leading to a disastrous and surprising finale.   Read More »

Concert of Guillaume Blanc: Electric Suites

World Music Day 2014 with Guillaume Blanc’s project: Electric suites The Electric Sound project began in 2010 with suites Magyars. Sounding like machines, here is the challenge of Guillaume Blanc who catches the sound and the language of the sample base through classical instruments like violin and viola. Another aim of electric suites project is to search for a rhythmic state ... Read More »

European Film Festival

Tune in to the Voices of Youth at the 19th European Film Festival in India! The 19th European Film Festival invites you for the screenings of a collection of 19 award-winning movies showcasing different stories of youth! It’s a collection of dreams and passion, fear and frustration, fun and joy, mistakes and recognition – for both the young and not-so-young. ... Read More »

Cine Club: Stop-Over

Stop-Over (L’Escale) (2013) a documentary by Kaveh Bakhtiari SYNOPSIS: In the course of living long months with a group of Iranian illegals in Athens, the director examines this radical choice of pursuing a better life through the most perilous of possibilities: clandestinity. Trailer Read More »

Cine Club: The Taste of Others

The Taste of Others (2000) by Agnes Jaoui SYNOPSIS: Three men, three women, opposites, possibilities, and tastes. Castella owns a industrial steel barrel plant in Rouen; Bruno is his flute-playing driver, Franck is his temporary bodyguard while he negotiates a contract with Iranians, his wife Angélique does frou-frou interior decorating and loves her dog. The conventional Castella hires a forty-year-old ... Read More »