Events

Concert: TRITHA ELECTRIC

Tritha Electric is a fusion-rock band from Paris and New Delhi. Formed in 2010 by Tritha Sinha (vocals) and Paul Schneiter (drums), with the later addition of Mathias Durand (electric guitar). Playing an explosive blend of psychedelic rock, inspired by the German “Krautrock” of the 1970s, and of Indian Classical and folk melodies. The band has played over 150 concerts across 3 continents since the the release of the debut LP PaGLi. Tritha Electric recently released their new album Raagas in Paris. Read More »

TRITHA ELECTRIC

  Tritha Electric is a fusion-rock band from Paris and New Delhi. Formed in 2010 by Tritha Sinha (vocals) and Paul Schneiter (drums), with the later addition of Mathias Durand (electric guitar). Playing an explosive blend of psychedelic rock, inspired by the German “Krautrock” of the 1970s, and of Indian Classical and folk melodies. The band has played over 150 ... Read More »

Film Screening – Montreal La Blanche

Initial release: 2016 Director: Bachir Bensaddek Running time: 1h 27m French with English subtitles | Free Entry Open to All   Plot: Kahina, a former Algerian pop star who abandoned the country during the Algerian Civil War and emigrated to Canada to live in peace and privacy. One Christmas Eve, however, she gets into a taxi driven by Amokrane, a more recent Algerian ... Read More »

POWER OF CARTOONS

  Patrick Chappatte will talk about the power of cartooning as a tool of dialogue all over the world with a slideshow of some of his best political satire. He will be in conversation with an Indian cartoonist for a candid exchange of similarities, differences, problems, humor and the role of language in sketching world events in both societies. The ... Read More »

Reading May 68

Under the umbrella of Francophonie week 2018 Alliance Française de Delhi presents  Reading May 68 A period of civil unrest in France In France, as in many other countries, May 1968 was a period of revolt by its youth. On the occasion of 50th anniversary of the events of May 68, Alliance Francaise de Delhi commemorates this period of student-revolt, ... Read More »

Play Screening – LA MARCHE DE RAMA

About: A screening of the audiovisual recording of Alexis Martin’s et Daniel Brière’s play La marche de Rama which is an adaptation of the Indian epic Ramayana. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Alexis Martin (Artistic Director of the Nouveau Théâtre Expérimental, Montreal), Valavane Koumarane (Director of the Indianostrum Theatre, Pondicherry), Vasumathi Badrinathan (Professor at the Department of French, University of Mumbai), and ... Read More »

Ciné-Club Presents BARBARA

Initial release: 2017 Director: Mathieu Amalric Running time: 1h 38min French with English subtitles | Free Entry Open to All   Plot: An actress will play Barbara, the French singer. The shoot will soon start. The actress works on her character, her voice, the songs, scores, the gestures, knitting, scenes she must learn, things are going okay, there’s progress, development, ... Read More »

Ciné-Club presents WULU

Initial release: 2016 Director: Daouda Coulibaly Running time: 1h 35min French with English subtitles | Free Entry Open to All   Plot: Ladji, 20, works hard as a prantiké (bus driver) to get his older sister, Aminata, out of prostitution. But when he doesn’t get the promotion he was expecting, he decides to contact Driss, a drug dealer who owes ... Read More »

Concert: SANGĀTA by Thierry Pécou | Bonjour India

A first immersion in India in January 2017 gave French composer, Thierry Pécou and his Ensemble Variances a taste of Indian music. This time, he returns to India with new compositions that bring Indian and Western musicians together. Two traditions, the oral and the written, come face-to-face, as two ways of approaching sound, rhythm and forms. Read More »

The Weight of Joy: A French Dance Project | Bonjour India

The Weight of Joy is a dance project tackling the notion of handicap and social innovation. Through French choreographer ric Languet’s benchmark work with dancers with disability, Bonjour India explores new ways of promotingpositive action for disabled people. Read More »