French opening with FLY!

FLY Project - Photo by Vinay Panjwani

For the 3rd edition of Ahmedabad International Arts Festival, the network of Alliances françaises in India brought FLY! as the curtain-raiser concert to give a French touch to city’s only multi-disciplinary art festival. Ahmedabad International Arts Festival is becoming more and more popular every year with its extravagant calendar of inter-disciplinary art events at both […]

Graphic Narrative Project in Gujarat

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Jacques-Rémy Girerd, one of the most renowned French animator and founder of Folimage Studios was in Ahmedabad recently at the National Institute of Design (NID) for the 2nd edition of the Graphic Narrative Project, an initiative of the Alliance Française d’Ahmedabad, organised in collaboration with the NID. Internationally acclaimed French animator and founder of Folimage […]

Remembering Clouzot

Henri Georges Clouzot

The film screenings at the Alliances Françaises in India honour several masterpieces of the great film director Henri Georges Clouzot, a Hitchcokesque artist and visionary. Clouzot lived a life of hard toil, but he courageously emerged stronger each time and left behind a cinematic treasure to remember.  Henri Georges Clouzot was the son of a professional […]

The puppet and its theatre

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Fans of dance and theatre were treated to Krafff, a 35-minute fluid and energetic blend of contemporary dance and puppetry this weekend. The performance took place at Ranga Shankara, an auditorium in the heart of the city. Krafff, an interesting showcase of dance, theatre and puppetry from France, is a group of five young artists. […]

On the paths of Motherhood


Lundi 17 Septembre 2012, l’Alliance Française de Jaipur a organisé la première exposition de photographie de sa courte histoire, exposition consacrée à la question de la maternité dans les bidonvilles. Dans On the paths of Motherhood, Clémence Jullien, à travers une série de seize photographies accompagnées de légendes développées, a cherché à rendre compte des rapports […]

Rousseau Revisité


Dans le cadre de la récente convention de partenariat entre S.P. College et l’Alliance française de Pune, un séminaire intitulé Revisiting Rousseau a été organisé, en collaboration avec l’ambassade de Suisse, du 4 au 6 septembre dernier, à l’occasion du tricentenaire de la naissance du grand penseur franco-suisse. Si Jean Jacques Rousseau occupe une place centrale […]

Heritage Days, a walk to remember


Well instituated in Europe, the Heritage Days have had their baby steps in India and are celebrated this year for the third time in Mumbai by the Alliance Française de Bombay. On this occasion, according to the theme “Hidden Treasures” coming from Europe, walks were organized in several areas of Mumbai, areas often looked at […]

Capturing Heritage


To commemorate the European Heritage Days this year, several Alliance Française in India launched photography contestes which took place in August and September 2012. Respectively, the contest were conducted at Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Jaipur.  While Mumbai and Jaipur themed the contest as hidden heritage of the city, the Alliance Française of Bangalore launched #BelleBangalore on […]

Rendez-Vous with Shorts in AF du Bengale

Quiet signs of love

Shamiana? What are you talking about? Shamiana is Asia’s largest short movie club as is it followed in over twenty countries and it reaches out to over four million people across multiple cities of India and other countries. It showcased over five thousand of short films from all over the world including Oscar winners, National […]

Sauve qui peut le court-métrage


A l’origine du festival du court métrage de Clermont, on trouve une bande de potes. Dix-sept pour être précis  dont Jacques Curtil que nous avons reçus à l’Alliance française du Bengale ce lundi 3 septembre. Dix-sept passionnés qui créent en 1981 l’association au titre univoque « Sauve qui peut le court métrage ». A cette époque le […]


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