The Independent Cinema of Vikalp

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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 […]

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 […]

Cannes 2014

Cannes 2014

Article first published by Institut Français en Inde  : The 67th edition of Festival of Cannes is poised to take place between 14th to 25th May in the French Riviera : the movie Grace of Monaco will open the festival where this year, the indian selection presents two movies.  The French director Olivier Dahan’s film ‘Grace of Monaco‘ […]

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 […]

Pride sans prejudice

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Durant trois jours (du 7 au 9 juin 2013), l’Alliance Française de Madras a accueilli le Chennai Rainbow Film Festival (CRFF), un festival gay, lesbien, bisexuel et transsexuel à Chennai. Retour sur un évènement culturel riche en diversité, en partage d’idées et en échanges multiculturels. A l’heure où la France vit difficilement une évolution sociétale et politique […]

KASHISH – Towards Change

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 India’s biggest queer film festival is presenting its 4th edition through KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2013 to be held from 22nd to 26th May, 2013. During a short coffee conversation at Alliance Française de Bombay, Afmagazine interviewed the festival director Sridhar Rangayan. Interview. Would you tell us the reason behind choosing an oriental […]

Rendez-vous du cinéma européen

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Du 5 au 10 avril dernier, la 18ème édition du  European Union Film Festival a posé ses valises à Pune. La ville, friande et habituée des événements cinématographiques proposés par le réseau de l’Alliance française, a répondu présent en grand nombre à ce rendez-vous annuel du 7ème art. Cette année, le festival a décidé de mettre à […]

India, the guest country at Cannes

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India is the guest country at the 66th Cannes Film Festival, which will take place from 15th to 26th May, 2013. The guest country selection coincides with the  centennial of Indian cinema and Cannes will welcome a large number of Indian films and delegates to celebrate the anniversary. Amitabh Bachchan will be on the French […]

V. Jayasundara – India in Cannes

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The 66th Cannes Film Festival is all set to commence from 15 to 26 May 2013. The search of Indian connections with Cannes leads to various results including the link to one award winning Shri Lankan director Vimukthi Jayasundara. Born in 1977 in Ratnapura of southern Shri Lanka, Vimukthi Jayasundara studied first in Mahinda College, […]

FFF : Spotlights on French Contemporary Cinema

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 Festival of France Mumbai, 28th January 2013: The Embassy of France in India and the Institut Français en Inde, in association with the Alliance Française Indian network and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), host the second edition of the festival Bonjour India from January to March 2013. A total of fifteen cities will play host […]

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

Rédacteur en chef : Laurent Elisio Bordier

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 ...