Events

CINECLUB – The Red Circle – MAY 22 7:00pm

CINECLUB THE RED CIRCLE (1970) by Jean-Pierre MELVILLE After five years of imprisonment in a penitentiary institution in Marseille, Corey is about to be released. Meanwhile, a thug named Vogel is escorted by Commissioner Mattei from Marseille to Paris by night train. Despite the vigilance of the policeman, Vogel escapes by jumping through the window of the train. At the ... Read More »

CINECLUB – Solo – MAY 8 7:00pm

CINECLUB SOLO (2013) by Christophe OFFENSTEIN   Yann Kermadec, ambitious skipper, finally touches his dream. He is allowed to start the Vendée Globe (a sailing race around the world) when his friend Franck Drevil is forced to give up. Everything is going very well: he even manages to reach second place. He is in a good position to win this ... Read More »

EXHIBITION – BONALU FESTIVAL

PHOTO EXHIBITION by VIDYASAGAR   Vidyasagar Lakka, is an Alumnus of JNTU fine arts Photography and Hyderabad Central University.  He did a post-graduate diploma in TV Production, and is currently working as a Photo officer at International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) where photography is not just a means of documentation and communication but also a tool ... Read More »

CINECLUB – The Power of Speech – APRIL 24 7:00pm

  CINECLUB ALOUD: THE POWER OF SPEECH (2016) by Stephane DE FREITAS Each year at the University of Saint-Denis is held the contest “Eloquentia”, which aims to elect “the best speaker of the department” (suburbs of Paris). Students from this university, all from different backgrounds, decide to participate and to prepare themselves with professionals (lawyers, directors …) who teach them ... Read More »

CINECLUB – Camille Claudel – APRIL 10 7:00pm

CINECLUB CAMILLE CLAUDEL (1987) by Bruno NUYTTEN Camille Claudel dedicates her days and nights to her passion, sculpture. Supported by her father and brother Paul, she dreams of entering the studio of the great master Auguste Rodin. After showing her talent and determination to work with him, she is accepted as an apprentice with her friend Jessie. Camille quickly falls ... Read More »

CINECLUB – FATIMA – March 27 7:00pm

CINECLUB FATIMA (2015) by Philippe FAUCON Fatima is a woman who immigrated from Maghreb and arrived in France in her thirties with her husband. Years later, separated from him, she raises her two daughters, Souad and Nesrine, by doing housework. Fearing that her 15- and 18-year-old girls will experience a frustrating and precarious journey like hers, she tries to help ... Read More »

BIBI TANGA & Thakitha – PEARL FESTIVAL 2018 – 25th MARCH

  BIBI TANGA & Thakitha – Folk Indian and Tribal African music     Bibi Tanga, a singer/producer from Paris, was looking to incorporate Indian folk and tribal style music into his upcoming production. Bibi flew to India to meet John Anthony, a veteran guitarist/producer and the founder of the band Karnatriix, with the idea of composing a couple of songs ... Read More »

SABITA LAKSHMANAN – SOLO ART EXHIBITION

SEAMLESS CONNECTIONS – SOLO ART SHOW by Sabita LAKSHMANAN   It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. ( by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry)   Sabita is an an expressionist artist, so boundaries are blurred between the art she creates and the life she lives, so much so she wonders where ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE DAY – RAMA VARMA – 21st March

RAMA VARMA – FRENCH POETRY   Aswathi Thirunal Rama Varma, better known as Prince Rama Varma, is an Indian classical musician and a member of the Royal Family of Travancore. He is a Carnatic vocalist as well as an exponent of the Veena. He has given concerts and conducted music workshops all over India and in several other countries including USA, UK, Netherlands, France, ... Read More »

CINECLUB – LA VIE EN ROSE (LA MȎME) – 13 March 7pm

CINECLUB LA VIE EN ROSE  (LA MȎME) by Olivier DAHAN La Vie en Rose is the screen biopic of French singer Edith Piaf. Marion Cotillard portrays Piaf, the superstar once raised by her grandmother in a Normandy brothel, then discovered on a French street corner by cabaret proprietor Louis Leplée (Gérard Depardieu). The film recalls various episodes from Piaf’s life ... Read More »