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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.

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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.

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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.

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Ciné-Club: Les règles du jeu : 26th September 2017, 10am

As unemployment rises, a busy human resources agency teaches clients, mostly inexperienced young people, how to become more appealing to potential employers. Some accept this as necessary evil, others condemn it as excessive conformism.

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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).

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Concert: InChorus # 4 : European Clarinet and Indian Santur duet

Alliance Française de Delhi and Kalasetu, are happy to invite you to [InChorus # 4] - A European Clarinet and Indian Santur duet CREATION by LAURENT CLOUET (Clarinet) & ABHAY RUSTOM (Santur)

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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 …

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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 …

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Métamorphoses : A juggling & dance show by François chat : 11 October 2017 | 7pm

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.

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Ciné-Club: Elle s’en va : 31st August 2017 | 6:30pm

Now in her early sixties, former beauty queen Bettie (Catherine Deneuve) finds herself jilted by her lover and left alone to deal with the financial problems facing her family's restaurant. What begins as a quick drive to clear her head turns into a full-fledged road trip, and along the way there are chance meetings, an ex-Miss France gala, renewed ties with her estranged daughter and grandson, and possibly, at the end of the road, love...

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