Events

Ciné-Club: La sociologie est un sport de combat : 16th November 2017, 6:30pm

Introduction to Sociology. For three years (1998-2001) Pierre Carles followed Pierre Bourdieu, a major sociologist, working to have his research understood and people prompted to action. Sociology is a fighting sport, not an intellectual technical tool for the elite to validate their choices. People need sociology to understand the growing inequalities and fire back, find their way out of the all-economic fatalism. Read More »

Ciné-Club: Swagger : 14th November 2017, 10am

A teen-movie documentary, Swagger carries us in the midst of the astonishing minds of eleven teenagers growing up in one of the most underprivileged neighborhood in France. Despite their life difficulties, Aulnay's and Sevran's kids have dreams and ambitions. And no one will take that from them! Read More »

Ciné-Club: Le silence de la mer : 9th November 2017, 6:30pm

In a small town in occupied France in 1941, the German officer, Werner Von Ebrennac is billeted in the house of the uncle and his niece. The uncle and niece refuse to speak to him, but each evening the officer warms himself by the fire and talks of his country, his music, and his idealistic views of the relationship between France and Germany. That is, until he visits Paris and discovers what is really going on... Read More »

Cancelled: Ciné-Club: Louise en hiver : 7th November 2017, 10am

Louise, an old lady, finds herself stranded in a seaside resort after the last train of the holiday season has left the station. But far from panicking, the fearless Louise decides to stay, no matter what awaits her. And the worst does await her: foul weather, heavy rains, high tides. Under such circumstances, will this new Robinson achieve her goal and manage to survive amidst the raging elements? Read More »

Ciné-Club: Ridicule : 2nd November 2017, 6:30pm

Plot: Moved by the difficulties faced by peasants living in the mosquito-ridden swamplands near Lyon, aristocratic engineer Marquis Grégoire Ponceludon de Malavoy (Charles Berling) devises a plan to drain the boggy land. But to gain an audience with King Louis XVI (Urbain Cancelier) in Versailles, he learns he must impress the royal court with his verbal wit. Read More »

Ciné-Club: La vie domestique : 31st October 2017, 10am

Plot: Juliette was simply not sure about coming to live in this residential suburb of the greater Paris metropolitan area. All the women here are in their forties, have children to raise, houses to keep and husbands who return home late at night. Today she has an appointment in Paris that is important for her career, but she also has to run errands and pick up the kids from school. During the course of her day, monopolized by petty, everyday tasks, Juliette can feel the noose of domestic obligations and household chores slowly tightening around her neck. Read More »

Art Exhibition: The Universe of Interconnected Experiences: Works by SABA HASAN

Saba Hasan, a noted contemporary artist. has always shown an astonishing variety of works spanning conceptual ideas with her book installations, masterful draftsmanship, composition and a long experience of organic materials. The artist's independence and her adventurous spirit have visibly come together to make her work idiosyncratic and powerful.  Read More »

Concert: InChorus # 5 : Latin-Jazz duet and Carnatic rhythms

[InChorus] is a cycle of musical meetings organized by the Alliance Française de Delhi and the Kalasetu organization for the promotion of South Asian Traditional Performing Arts and exchanges between Indian and French artists. [InChorus] offers a platform for creation dedicated to young promising musicians, of all genres, settled in India and France through residencies, concerts and workshops. We encourage talented Indian musicians to take part in the development of a musical project or to strengthen an already existing collaboration with a French (or European) artist. Read More »

Ciné-Club: Les Pépites : 26th October 2017, 6:30pm

Two worlds colliding for the best. The children of Phnom Penh scavenging the dump-site to survive and a recently retired couple discovering Cambodia. This is the extraordinary human story of Christian and Marie France and how they changed the lives of more than 10,000 kids over 20 years. For a Child Smile Read More »

Ciné-Club: Le Nouveau : 24th October 2017, 10am

Plot: Benoit, the new kid at school, is bullied by a gang of arrogant boys. Determined not to be pushed around, Benoit organizes a big party, but only three students turn up. What if this bunch of losers was to be the best gang ever? Read More »