Events

Ciné-Club: Le Joli Mai – 7th Jan, 2016

Initial release: 1963 | Director: Chris Marker Running time: 2h16min | French with English subtitles Free Entry. Open to all Plot: Beginning in the spring of 1962, just after the close of the Algerian War and the Evian Accords, Marker and his camera operator Pierre Lhomme shot 55 hours of footage interviewing random people on the streets of Paris. For more information …

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Ciné-Club: Les Enfants du Paradis– 24th Dec, 2015

Initial release: March 9, 1945 :: Director: Marcel Carné Running time: 3h10min :: French with English subtitles Free Entry. Open to all Plot: This tragic tale centers around the ill-fated love between Baptiste, a theater mime, and Claire Reine, an actress and otherwise woman-about-town who calls herself Garance. Garance, in turn, is loved by three other men: Frederick, a pretentious actor; Lacenaire, …

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The Shortest Day Festival : 18th December, 2015

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Ciné-Club: L’assassin habite au 21 – 17th Dec, 2015

Initial release: July 8, 1942 :: Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot Running time: 1h23min :: French with English subtitles Free Entry. Open to all Plot: Dapper Inspector Vorobechik (‘Wens’ for short) is assigned the case of a serial killer who leaves a calling card on his victims; Monsieur Durand. Wens’ mistress, struggling actress Mila Malou, determines to get publicity for herself by helping him. …

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Ciné-Club: La Grande Illusion – 10th Dec, 2015

Initial release: June 8, 1937 :: Director: Jean Renoir Running time: 1h54min :: French with English subtitles Free Entry. Open to all Plot: During the First World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German P.O.W. camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are sent to a seemingly impenetrable fortress which seems impossible to escape from. Première Guerre mondiale. …

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Exhibition: Inner Terrains | 4th to 9th December, 2015

‘Inner Terrains’ shows a body of work created over the last four years, drawings in ink and mixed media on paper using Japanese brush-pens, fine artist pens and pastel. They are greatly inspired by the organic and evocative patterns in nature – entangled roots and branches, sea, sand and cliffs. Some works draw from memories of childhood and emotional experiences like birth and death. The visual …

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Ciné-Club: Un drôle de paroissien – 2nd Dec, 2015

Initial release: August 28, 1963 :: Director: Jean-Pierre Mocky Running time: 1h 32min :: French with english subtitles Free Entry. Open to all Plot: Georges, fils d’une famille aristocratique et catholique ruinee, croit recevoir un jour une revelation divine: pour subvenir aux besoins des siens, il va piller les troncs des eglises. Georges Lachaunaye is a young member of an empoverished family …

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Exhibition: Not my life: Artists respond

Our objective is to use artwork to raise awareness about global human trafficking, particularly of children. Our approach is inspired by the documentary Not My Life, the first film to depict the cruel and dehumanizing practices of human trafficking and modern slavery on a global scale. In line with the vision of Worldwide Documentaries president Robert Bilheimer, Not My Life …

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Design X Design : Exposé

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 …

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Ciné-Club: Solutions locales pour un désordre global – 19th Nov, 2015

Initial release: April 7, 2010 : Director: Coline Serreau Running time: 1h53min : French with English subtitles Free Entry. Open to all “The films of alerts and doomsayers were shot, they had their uses, but now we must show that there are solutions, to hear the thoughts of the peasants, philosophers and economists, explaining why our model company is mired in the …

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