Real real estate


French artist Soazic Guezennec explores the tension between Nature and Urbanity. The show is on at Studio X, in partnership with Alliance Française de Bombay.  Nature and  the city. Two entities  that are at times complementary, and often in opposition. The co-existing tension between both is the focus of artist Soazic Guezennec who started to work on […]

Activism leads independent indian cinema

Megacities, a documentary by Michael Glawogger, will open on 29th at Theosophy Hall

Alliance Française de Bombay has been a strong supporter of human rights, especially by giving a platform to initiatives such as Vikalp or The Root Reel. Learn more about these two organizations. Check in your city for other similar associations.  Vikalp Film Archives was launched in 2004 by like minded independent documentary filmmakers who came together for a protest film festival as an antithesis to the […]

Sur les traces du cheval noir

Kala Ghoda facade

Promenade culinaire et visuelle à Kala Ghoda : la réhabilitation progressive de ce vieux quartier au sud de Bombay l’a transformé en haut lieu incontournable de la ville qui lui consacre un festival depuis 1999.  Bombay a désormais son « quartier Latin ». Niché dans un dédale de ruelles où branlent des câbles électriques et des panneaux à […]

Musical visualisation


On the occasion of next ciné-concert of the 3rd at Pune (National Film Archive) and the 6th December at Liberty Cinema (Mumbai), take a look at the history of cinema. Nowadays, our movies give a great importance to music. Some of the original soundtracks remain famous, regardless of the movie they are a part. Cinema has […]

The Owner, a true international movie

The Owner, official still

Neha Thakker, in Mumbai, is part of the 25 directors who worked on the original and surprising collaborative feature The Owner (to be screened at Olive Bar and Kitchen, Khar, on the 3rd of December). She explains how unique this experience was to her. Neha Thakker, you collaborated with 24 other filmmakers in this project. […]

Happy birthday !


France honoured Mrs. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan  with Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres) Thursday November 1st, Mr. François Richier, Ambassador of France to India, on behalf of the French authorities confered the honour of Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier dans l’Ordre […]

Comics Come of Age in India


The second edition of the Mumbai Film and Comics Convention was held on the weekend of the 20-21st of October at the World Trade Center in South Mumbai. It was a comic lovers delight with superheros and villains tempting visitors at every turn. In the past year, Comic Cons have been held in major cities […]

A French bow in India


The French violinist Frédéric Pelassy will be touring the Alliance Françaises of India, in partnership with Institut Français. Does music classical music have a nationality? Is Mozart the same for French people as for Indian or Austrian people? Frédéric Pelassy and his tour in India may give us an answer to this question. The French […]

Semaine du goût à Bombay : de l’explosion à l’émotion


Pour la quatrième année consécutive, l’Alliance Française de Bombay a fait honneur à la gastronomie française et à ses formes pour les moins surprenantes. Retour sur une semaine forte en fumée, en bulles et en découvertes. A priori, entre le laboratoire du CNRS de Christophe Lavelle, biophysicien de son état, et les couteaux de Noël […]

Lineup for the Mumbai Film Festival

Quatre films

Along with new sections, the Mumbai Film Festival, one of the best film festivals in India shall screen the 37 best French films of the 2012. Take a look! Founded in 1997, the Mumbai Film Festival in its 14th edition this year is all set to host over 200 films from over 65 countries between […]


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Rédacteur/Coordinateur national : Siddharth Bhatt

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