Tuesday , 16 July 2019


JAYA GANGA – A Film by Vijay Singh

Nishant, a young Indian writer living in Paris, is journeying down the Ganges, from its source in the Himalayas to the sea. Haunted by the fantasy, or the memory, of a beautiful Parisian woman called Jaya, he plans to write a book around his voyage. On the banks of the Ganges, he chances upon Zehra, an irresistible poetess-dancing girl in the tradition of the great courtesans who performs in a nearby brothel. Zehra resurrects the memory of Jaya. Read More »

Concert: InChorus 11 – Queens of Melody

For the 11th performance of [InChorus], two gems of music will meet on stage and marry their exquisite styles of singing and fiddle playing: the French singer and hurdy-gurdy player Éléonore Fourniau who performs the pains and joys of the Kurdish people with stunning sensitivity and the Indian violinist Nandini Shankar who interprets the ragas of Hindustani music in the gayaki ang (vocal style) with great subtlety. Read More »

Concert: From Bach to Bhupali

Virtuoso Cellist Saskia Rao-de Haas on her Indian Cello and child prodigy Ishaan Leonard Rao on Piano will be performing in a unique concert ‘From Bach to Bhupali’ at the Alliance Francaise, New Delhi. This rare mother-son duo has already enthralled audiences in Australia, France and Bangalore. In this concert, many imaginary geographical and generational boundaries will not only be crossed but also erased. Read More »

Francophonie Méla | 16 March 2019

Since 1988 every year French speakers and Francophiles unite to promote the French language and the diversity of Francophone cultures. Half a billion Francophone around the world will celebrate Francophonie March and we wish you to join us for the same. Alliance Française de Delhi and the Francophone community of Delhi are delighted to invite you for various events putting together from 13th to 16th March 2019. Read More »

Semaine de la Francophonie | Francophonie Week 2019

The days of French culture and language are all set to return to the national capital with the beginning of the Francophone Festival from March 13 which will feature exhibitions, film screenings, theatre, live music and the much-awaited Francophone Méla. Read More »

Cine club – Le Poulain

25-year-old Arnaud is young and inexperienced in politics when he joins the communication team of a presidential candidate. As he discovers the tactics of the campaign, and the twists and rivalries inside the team, he develops an attraction and fascination for this world, and for his powerful manager Agnès.. Read More »

Cine club – Luna

Luna lives in the South of France, near Montpellier, and works in a farming exploitation. Luna is beautiful, funny and devours life. She would do anything to keep Ruben's love. During one evening of party drinking with her friends, they assault a young unknown. A few weeks later, he re-appears in Luna's life. She will have to make choices. Read More »

Cine club – Gueule d’ange

8-year-old Elli and her mother, Marlène, live in a small town by the French Riviera where they act out to relieve boredom and hide from social services. When Marlène caves in to yet another night of excess, she chooses to leave Elli behind for a man she just met. The young child must confront her mother’s demons in order to get her back. Read More »

Cine club – Place Publique

Castro was once a very famous TV host. As he grows old, his popularity is declining, but his cynicism remains intact. Today his driver Manu takes him to the house warming party of his longtime friend and producer Nathalie. Everyone is invited: from reality stars and actors to the eccentric farmer living next door. Hélène, Nathalie’s sister and Castro’s ex-wife, is running around as usual, trying to convince guests to sign a petition in support of an Afghan refugee. She barely notices the arrival of their daughter Nina, who just published a book in which the main characters borrow heavily from her parents’ flaws... Read More »

Cine club – Une bouteille à la mer

Tal is 17 years old. Naim is 20. She's Israeli. He's Palestinian. She lives in Jerusalem. He lives in Gaza. They were born in a land of scorched earth, where fathers bury their children. They must endure an explosive situation that is not of their choosing at an age where young people are falling in love and taking their place in adult life. Read More »