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    Alternate Cinema

    Monday, September 29, 2014

    Time after time, mainstream blockbuster films, whether in Hollywood or Bollywood, have continually eclipsed the visibility of lesser-known films that come within the domain of alternate cinema. These  small budget ‘art’ films, which are designed more for their aesthetic appeal than for their economic viability, focus primarily on the creative talents of their directors through [...]

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    Slam workshop à Kolkata

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    En juillet et août 2014, deux stagiaires de l’Alliance Française du Bengale ont animé un atelier de slam, trois heures par semaine pendant deux mois avec deux objectifs : enseigner la langue française d’une autre manière et découvrir un mode artistique de plus en plus populaire en France. Le slam est un art à la croisée de la poésie, du théâtre et de la musique ; une façon [...]

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    Christian-Pierre La Marca

    Friday, September 19, 2014

    The multi-faceted and ultra-gifted French cellist Christian-Pierre La Marca is one of the most sought after cellists of his generation. His creative genius, exceptional talent and ingenious qualities have earned him utmost admiration from his appreciative audiences as well as his critics. He shall be passing through multiple cities in South Asia in the latter [...]

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    Heritage Days

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    European Heritage Days (les Journées Européennes du Patrimoine) are a series of events that take place in September, commemorating Europe’s common heritage. During these set of days, countries in Europe give free access to museums and other historical sites. On this occasion, the Alliance Française has organized a series of events. Initiated in France in [...]

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    Yôkaï: Experience Music in Colour with Anne Paceo

    Monday, September 15, 2014

    Anne Paceo, a leading figure of the contemporary Jazz scene in France will be visiting Bangalore, Chennai, Chandigarh and Delhi between the 19 and 24 September as a part of her India tour. An accomplished performer, Paceo has already performed in over 36 different countries, been the recipient of several prestigious prizes including “Victoire de la Musique” [...]

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    Le 500ème !

    Monday, September 15, 2014

    Lancé en septembre 2011 par le réseau des Alliances Françaises en Inde, l’AF Magazine India souffle aujourd’hui sa troisième bougie et met en ligne son 500ème article!  Rapide retour sur l’évolution du média qui s’installe petit à petit dans le paysage francophile indien. L’AF Mag India, magazine du réseau des Alliances françaises en Inde, a été [...]

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    Ganesha in Paris

    Monday, September 8, 2014

    On Sunday 31 August 2014, Paris bore witness to an extraordinary and colourful procession of the one of the most beloved and venerated Hindu deities Ganesha on the occasion of the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations. Today, 8th September is the tenth and last day of these celebrations.  The golden-bronze idol of Ganesha, which usually abides in the Sri [...]

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    Her favourite colour

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014

    Sophie Benini Pietromarchi, a Franco-Italian artist, author and illustrator of children’s books will be visiting Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai between 23rd August and 6th September, 2014 for workshops and festivals. Selected for the national primary education in Mexico, her books have gained wide recognition worldwide.  Sophie Benini Pietromarchi is a Franco-Italian artist and one of the [...]

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    Albert Camus in graphic and digital exhibition

    Thursday, August 14, 2014

    Alliance Française de Bombay organises a unique exhibition on Albert Camus’ life and his works. Additionally, a Graphic Novels workshop will be conducted as part of the Monsoon Project, reconstructing his works as graphic novels. Albert Camus (1913-1960) was a French-Algerian Nobel prize winning writer, philosopher and journalist. He was awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize [...]

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    Les soldats indiens durant la grande guerre

    Wednesday, August 13, 2014

    À l’occasion du centenaire du début de la première guerre mondiale (août 1914), l’Alliance Française de Bombay en collaboration avec le Goethe Institut – Max Muller Bhavan, organise une exposition photographique sur les soldats indiens qui sera inaugurée le 18 août 2014. La Première Guerre Mondiale qui commence en août 1914 s’explique par de nombreuses [...]

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Nos Alliances françaises

1838016-grand-corps-malade-etait-l-invite-de-linternaute-com
Sep
25

Slam workshop à Kolkata

En juillet et août 2014, deux stagiaires de l’Alliance Française du Bengale ont animé un atelier de slam, trois heures par semaine pendant deux mois avec deux objectifs : enseigner la langue française d’une autre manière et découvrir un mode artistique de plus en plus populaire en France. Le slam est un art à la croisée de la poésie, du théâtre et de la musique ; une façon [...]

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matunga
Sep
17

Heritage Days

European Heritage Days (les Journées Européennes du Patrimoine) are a series of events that take place in September, commemorating Europe’s common heritage. During these set of days, countries in Europe give free access to museums and other historical sites. On this occasion, the Alliance Française has organized a series of events. Initiated in France in [...]

Read More
Anne Paceo Yôkaï (c) Serge Braem
Sep
15

Yôkaï: Experience Music in Colour with Anne Paceo

Anne Paceo, a leading figure of the contemporary Jazz scene in France will be visiting Bangalore, Chennai, Chandigarh and Delhi between the 19 and 24 September as a part of her India tour. An accomplished performer, Paceo has already performed in over 36 different countries, been the recipient of several prestigious prizes including “Victoire de la Musique” [...]

Read More
Untitled 4
Sep
15

Le 500ème !

Lancé en septembre 2011 par le réseau des Alliances Françaises en Inde, l’AF Magazine India souffle aujourd’hui sa troisième bougie et met en ligne son 500ème article!  Rapide retour sur l’évolution du média qui s’installe petit à petit dans le paysage francophile indien. L’AF Mag India, magazine du réseau des Alliances françaises en Inde, a été [...]

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Vu en Inde

movie_theatre
Sep
29

Alternate Cinema

Time after time, mainstream blockbuster films, whether in Hollywood or Bollywood, have continually eclipsed the visibility of lesser-known films that come within the domain of alternate cinema. These  small budget ‘art’ films, which are designed more for their aesthetic appeal than for their economic viability, focus primarily on the creative talents of their directors through [...]

maxresdefault
Sep
19

Christian-Pierre La Marca

The multi-faceted and ultra-gifted French cellist Christian-Pierre La Marca is one of the most sought after cellists of his generation. His creative genius, exceptional talent and ingenious qualities have earned him utmost admiration from his appreciative audiences as well as his critics. He shall be passing through multiple cities in South Asia in the latter [...]

PaintTubes_Color Book_LR-61large
Aug
26

Her favourite colour

Sophie Benini Pietromarchi, a Franco-Italian artist, author and illustrator of children’s books will be visiting Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai between 23rd August and 6th September, 2014 for workshops and festivals. Selected for the national primary education in Mexico, her books have gained wide recognition worldwide.  Sophie Benini Pietromarchi is a Franco-Italian artist and one of the [...]

vikalp
Aug
6

The Independent Cinema of Vikalp

Vikalp, an initiative for independent cinema, draws together several film makers. AF Magazine recently interviewed film maker Paromita Vohra who is involved in this initiative and spoke to them about Vikalp, on how it started, what it currently accomplishes and what are its goals for the future. Vikalp is a collective of film makers that was created as [...]

Movie the 100 Ft Journey
Jul
22

East and West

Mumbai born Nobel Laureate Rudyard Kipling’s celebrated poem ‘Ballad of the East and West’ penned in 1889 has been repeatedly published and anthologised over many years. In his opening verse, he writes “Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet” only to close the stanza by saying that “There [...]

Shah-Rukh-Khan-Chennai-Express
Jul
2

La Légion d’Honneur à SRK

La France a honoré la star du cinéma indien, Shah Rukh Khan de la Légion d’Honneur. La cérémonie a eu lieu le 1er juillet, à l’hôtel Taj Lands End au bout de la corniche de Bandra, un des quartiers résidentiels des stars de Bollywood. Juste avant la Fête Nationale du 14 juillet, la France a décidé de récompenser l’acteur [...]

Rédaction

Directeur de publication : DGAF, délégué général de la Fondation Alliance française en Inde et au Népal

Rédacteur en chef : David Cordina

Rédacteurs, contributeurs : Abhirami, Alexandre, Chintan, Cléa, David, Eleonore, Elie, Kanika, Karine, Nita, Malvika, Marie-Joëlle, Meera, Mayuri, Mitushi, Prutha, Romain, Ritika, Manas, Supriya ...