Music Concert: Neel Sarkar Project : 29th June 2016

A MUSICAL JOURNEY “Neel Sarkar Project is an evolving platform for freethinking musicians to collaborate and find musical expression for their thoughts and feelings about everything around them. The main aim of this project is to find new ways for stories to tell by interpreting traditional and classical Indian musical trajectories within an ambient context of global jazz harmonies and ... Read More »

Ciné-Club: UN HOMME QUI CRIE – 23rd June, 2016

Initial release: 2010 | Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun Running time: 1h32min French with English subtitles | Free Entry. Open to all Modern day Chad, Adam, a former swimming champion, is pool attendant at a smart N’Djamena hotel. When the hotel gets taken over by new Chinese owners, he is forced to give up his job to his son Abdel. Terribly resentful, he feels ... Read More »

Music: Fête de la Musique : 21st June 2016

In the month of June, the whole world celebrates music in its different forms and manifestations through the “Fête de la Musique”, a day dedicated to the promotion of music, created by the French Ministry of Culture which first took place in 1982 in Paris. Since this first edition, this event has known a growing success, and has become an ... Read More »

Theatre: DURAS RESISTANCE | 16th June 2016

The last World War, Marguerite Duras lived it all at once as the wife of a deported husband, as a resistant, but also as a writer. This play is an adaptation of two texts from her book La Douleur, the first one of course, along with the one about Monsieur X, alias Pierre Rabier. This second one is particularly striking. Pierre Rabier is a Gestapo agent who Duras has a dangerous affair with, obliged to see him to obtain intelligence which will help her resistance network. Duras is suffering from the decisions of that cold-hearted man, but as he is fascinated by French authors he will spare her life in the end. Read More »

Ciné-Club: CAPRICE – 9th June, 2016

Initial release: 2014 | Director:  Emmanuel Mouret Running time: 1h40min French with English subtitles | Free Entry. Open to all Bumbling fifth grade instructor Clement has a hard time putting a full sentence together, but that doesn’t stop him from winning over Alicia, a film and theater star whose nephew he’s been hired to tutor in math. The matinee idol and sheepish ... Read More »

Dance : LA FORÊT ÉBOURIFFÉE | 7th June 2016

About the spectacle: Directed by Christian and François Ben Aïm, La forêt ébouriffée is an art performance for all ages. This spectacle, between dance, theatre and tale, is adapted from a children’s book written by Mélanie Thierry. Against a backdrop of video-projections made by the writer, two dancers narrate the story of Racine (Narated with English subtitles). Read More »

Ciné-Club: LA FRENCH – 2nd June, 2016

Initial release: 2014 | Director: Cédric Jimenez Running time: 2h15min French with English subtitles | Free Entry. Open to all 1975, Marseille is ruled by a brutal drug gang exporting heroin to New York under the gang name la French. Former Juvenile Court judge Pierre Michel is transferred to the organized crime unit, and will spend years trying to take down one ... Read More »

Talk: Design X Design: 26th May 2016

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

Pascal Dibie’s tour in India – Nicolas Bouvier and travel writing

In the framework of The Other Thought – French-Indian Encounters on Creativity and Innovation, powered by the French Institute in India, we have the immense pleasure in welcoming Pascal Dibie in India on the occasion of the publication of The Way of the World by Nicolas Bouvier (Yoda Press). Three events on travel writing and Nicolas Bouvier are organized in ... Read More »

Ciné-Club: Quai D’Orsay – 19th May, 2016

Initial release: 2013  | Director: Bertrand Tavernier Running time: 1h54min French with English subtitles | Free Entry. Open to all Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is tall and impressive, a man with style, attractive to women. He also happens to be the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the land of enlightenment: France. Arthur Vlaminck, a young graduate of the elite National School of ... Read More »