Events

Music Concert: Indo-Créole Project – Friday, 15th January 2016

Followed by performances by Suman Sridhar & The Oracle **About Indo-Creole Project** Remarkable musician, emblematic figure of the music from Réunion island, René Lacaille was born in 1964, surrounded by music lovers. From saxophone to guitar, René Lacaille is simply an enthusiast of music. René Lacaille embraces different genres of music throughout his career, and especially jazz music during the 90’s …

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Film Screening: Crime Writers Festival : Friday, 15th January 2016

Film screenings curated by Kaushik Bhaumik Friday, 15th January 2016 M. L. Bhartia Auditorium, Alliance Française de Delhi 10:30 am - 10:45 am | Opening remarks by Kaushik Bhaumik 10:50 am - 1:40 pm | YEH RAASTE HAIN PYAAR KE 2:20 pm - 4:30 pm | THE FRENCH CONNECTION 4:45 pm - 6:55 pm | THE FIFTH ESTATE

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Ciné-Club: L’Homme de Rio – 14th Jan, 2016

Initial release: February 1, 1964 | Director: Phillipe de Broca Running time: 1h52min | French with English subtitles Free Entry. Open to all Plot: A young man comes to the rescue of his girlfriend abducted by thieves and brought to Rio. An extravagant adventure ensues. For more information write to [email protected]

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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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