Ciné-Club: Polina, danser sa vie : 12th October 2017, 6:30pm

Rigorously trained from an early age by a perfectionist instructor, Polina (played by Anastasia Shevtsova, a professional dancer who has performed with Saint Petersburg's Mariinsky Theatre) is a promising classical ballet dancer. She is just about to join the prestigious Bolshoi Ballet when she discovers contemporary dance, a revelation that throws everything into question on a profound level. Read More »

Juggling and Dance: Métamorphoses by François chat

Métamorphoses is a solo juggling piece on “Metamorphosis” a creation of Philip Glass. Seven little scenes based on the repetition of metamorphoses, subtle variations of time. Skin transformations, “beech” modifications. Metamorphosis: a change of physical form into another. Complete change of being, a person’s character, the structure of things. Read More »

Ciné-Club: Timbuktu : 10th October 2017, 10am

In Mali, Islamists occupy the city of Timbuktu and impose sharia law. They ban music, football, cigarettes, organize forced marriages, persecute women and improvise trials who give absurd and unfair sentences. Despite the ferocity of their repression, the population resists with courage, often in the name of another vision of Islam. Kidane is a cattle herder living in the desert with his wife and daughter. Spared at first, his family will soon undergo the new Islamic laws, when a conflict starts with another inhabitant. Read More »

Ciné-Club: Elle S’en Va : 5th October 2017, 6:30pm

Bettie (Deneuve), a harried restaurant owner from Brittany, is an aging former beauty queen with an estranged adult daughter and grandson and an elderly mother who meddles in her life. She loves a married businessman who always told her he would divorce his wife in order to marry her. Read More »

Exposé-34: Design X Design | 28 September 2017 | 7pm

About Design X  Design Design in its many manifestations forms an integral part of every culture. Civilizations evolve and attain their full potential because of it. Design based creative communities in India are witness to a fascinating churning, necessitating a search for a vision that may inform their evolution beyond - spanning education, profession and the industry. Thus, involving exposes, roundtables, exhibitions etc. Design X Design is a step in that direction. Read More »

International Jazz Festival: Lorenzo Naccarato Trio (France)

After studying classical piano for ten years, Lorenzo Naccarato starts a musicology curriculum at Toulouse university in 2007. With a specialization in jazz and improvised music, he conducts a research project around Thelonious Monk and participates in master classes under the supervision of Laurent Cugny, Franck Avitabile, Kenny Barron, Enrico Pieranunzi and Claude Tchamitchian, whose influence will be decisive in his approach to composition and ensemble playing. He thus develops a repertoire of compositions for piano solo and for trio (piano-double bass-drums). Read More »

Ciné-Club: Tristesse Club : 21st September 2017, 6:30pm

Initial release: 2014 Director: Vincent Mariette Running time: 1h 30min | French with English subtitles | Free Entry Open to All Plot: Good news for Léon and Bruno, their (unworthy) father has just died! The two brothers, very different from each other, are reunited in some dead loss in the Savoie for the funeral. But at the crematorium, nobody, not even ... Read More »

Ciné-Club: Vandal : 19th September 2017, 10am

Initial release: 2013 | Director: Hélier Cisterne Running time: 1h 24min | French with English subtitles | Free Entry Open to All Plot: Like the stolen car he is driving in circles, Chérif’s life is going nowhere in a hurry. When he is arrested for the umpteenth time, Chérif’s exasperated mother strikes a last-chance deal with a judge to send the ... Read More »