Talk: Design X Design: 31st March 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 »


AFD is organizing a talent hunt competition “AFD’S GOT TALENT” for its students, under the grand celebration of “The Francophonie Week”. All talent forms can be represented. One can register either as a group or an individual and each participant must be a student at Alliance Française de Delhi or Gurgaon. Read More »

Film Screening: Pépé le Moko – 20th Mar, 2016

Initial release: January 1937  | Director: Julien Duvivier Running time: 1h 34min | French with English subtitles Free Entry. Open to all Plot: Pépé le Moko, a criminal on the run from the police in metropolitan France, lives in the Casbah quarter of Algiers, where he is out of reach of the local police. Inspector Slimane seeks a way to lure Pépé out of ... Read More »

Film Screening: Les Tontons Flingueurs – 20th Mar, 2016

Initial release:October 1963 Director: Georges Lautner | Running time: 1h 52min French with English subtitles | Free Entry. Open to all Ex-gangster Fernand (Lino Ventura) receives a call from a dying friend, a mob boss nicknamed “The Mexican”. The doomed mobster talks Fernand into taking care of some criminal business and looking after his soon-to-be-married daughter. When a longtime mobster heavy, Volfoni takes ... Read More »

Music: World-Soul Concert: 19th March 2016 | 5:30pm

For many years, Erika has been travelling the world. A chance meeting with Siam Lee, her composer and guitarist, opened the avenues to Africa, Cape Verde, Brazil and Asia…new sounds from far away, and yet so close… It is only natural that these sounds should blend so beautifully. During the course of her shows and her meetings, Erika creates a ... Read More »

Film Screening: Jour de fête – 19th Mar, 2016

Initial release: May 1949| Director: Jacques Tati Running time: 1h 26min | French with English subtitles Free Entry. Open to all Once a year the fair comes for one day to the little town ‘Sainte-Severe-sur-Indre’. All inhabitants are scoffing at Francois, the postman, what he seems not to recognize. The rising of the flagstaff under his direction nearly leads into a catastrophy ... Read More »

Music Concert: COLLAGE: 18th March 2016 | 7pm

Beat Kaestli is an internationally acclaimed vocalist, songwriter, arranger and producer. In 1993 he moved to New York City and was awarded a scholarship to the Manhattan School of Music. While honing his craft alongside noteworthy Jazz performers, such as Jane Monheit, Jason Moran and Stefon Harris, he immersed himself in Manhattan’s fiercely competitive music scene, emerging as a seasoned ... Read More »