Très Court International Film Festival Promises to be Très Cool !

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Over the years, the short film format has increasingly gained recognition as an art form in its own right – both amongst critics and in the popular imagination. Keeping this growing interest in mind, Alliance Française de Bombay will bring exclusive screenings from the Très Court International Film Festival on June 13 and 14 in its Head Office at Theosophy Hall. […]

French Cinema at the Pune International Film Festival !

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In partnership with the French Institute in India, Alliance Française de Pune will be participating in the Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) in January 2019. AF Pune will bring three highly-anticipated French films to the festival namely La Douleur (Memoir of War), La nuit a dévoré le monde (The Night Eats the World), and Mes provinciales (A Paris Education). The […]

Behind the Lens at AF du Bengale

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It isn’t easy to create magic on screen! It takes the perfect harmony of an actor’s performance, sound, lighting, framing and editing amongst other factors to create that special moment. To acquaint people with the intricacies of the process and to help them create their own short films, Alliance Française du Bengale will be organising the second […]

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2016

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Founded in 2010, and held every year for the past six years, KASHISH is the first Indian LGBT festival to be held with the approval of the Information & Broadcasting Ministry, Government of India. The festival attracts top-tier Bollywood celebrities, filmmakers, critics and academicians from India as well as many international guests from across the world. KASHISH believes […]

Celluloid Celebrations

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The 16th Mumbai Film Festival organized by MAMI (Moving Academy of Moving Image) threw its glitzy doors open to the public to offer a potpourri of the best of cinema from across the globe. This spectacular festival was held between the 14th and 21st of October 2014 to include 180 hand picked, critically acclaimed films from 65 countries, covering […]

Alternate Cinema

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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 […]

Dare to dream

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Since 2010, Alliance Française de Bombay supports the Kashish Festival. (Read in afmag about the 2012, 2013 editions) For the 2014 festival, let’s start with a conversation with Kashish’s Director Sridhar Rangayan, on the challenges of organizing a LGBT film festival – South Asia’s largest – in India and the half-a-decade journey of the festival. Article first published […]

Ça bouge à la médiathèque

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L’Alliance française d’Ahmedabad est rentrée dans une nouvelle ère au mois d’avril dernier suite à son emménagement dans de nouveaux locaux. L’un des principaux changements concerne la médiathèque. Auparavant confinée dans onze petits mètres carrés, elle est désormais placée au cœur de la structure, dans un espace lumineux de 144 m². L’objectif à moyen terme […]

The Human Factor

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L’Alliance Française de Madras a projeté en novembre 2013 The Human Factor, un documentaire de Rudradeep Bhattarchajee, (2013) qui met en lumière l’héritage laissé par des musiciens indiens souvent inconnus mais que toute l’Inde connaît par leur musique. Ce fut l’occasion pour l’Alliance Française de faire connaître un film local à un public différent, aussi bien […]

Costa-Gavras and Kamal Haasan to be felicitated

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The 15th Mumbai Film Festival is drawing closer. Organized by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) and supported by the Department of Culture, Government of Maharashtra, the eight days of celebration of cinema will begin on the 17th October, 2013 and will continue till 24th October, 2013. This year, on the cards, are many […]

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Directeur de publication : Délégation Générale de la Fondation Alliance Française en Inde et au Népal

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Rédacteur/Coordinateur national : Siddharth Bhatt

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