Tuesday , 16 July 2019


Ciné-Club: Casque d’or – 21st Apr, 2016

Initial release: 1951 | Director: Jacques Becker  Running time: 1h36min | With Simone Signoret French with English subtitles | Free Entry. Open to all Plot: In an open-air dance hall, the members of Leca’s gang are relaxing with their ladies. One of them, Marie, aka “Casque d’Or” (Golden Helmet) meets Manda, a carpenter. Her man Roland belongs to the jealous kind and Leca ... Read More »

Music Concert | La Fanfare Couche-Tard | 20th April 2016 | 9pm

Eastern Europe Music lovers mixed with powerful nuclear energy and fine humor, the Fanfare couche tard (Understand “Night Owls Band”) is to music, what an SUV is to travel… These five modern day heroes will play in a bar, in the streets, under a circuit tent, on a barge in front of one hundred as well as two thousand people, in the morning but especially in the evening. After 7 years on the roads and more than 250 shows through several European countries. The Fanfare couche tard is not going to stop it here. Read More »

Ciné-Club: L’enfance nue – 14th Apr, 2016

Initial release: 1968 | Director: Maurice Pialat Running time: 1h23min | French with English subtitles Free Entry. Open to all Plot: An anguished foster child takes to mischief and lies as his foster parents do their best to love and care for him. But it might be too little, too late in this emotionally devastating portrayal of the orphaned child. Read More »

Ciné-Club: Jules & Jim – 7th Apr, 2016

Initial release: 1989 | Director: Bertrand Tavernier  Running time: 2h15min | With Philippe Noiret French with English subtitles | Free Entry. Open to all   Plot: Decades of a love triangle concerning two friends and an impulsive woman.   Read More »

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 »