“I was born with music, grew up with music and I have never wanted anything else.” At least, it’s clear. From the age of four, Juliette Katz wants to be a singer. But it is not because daddy had been “in the field” for years that the path has been straight. Rather, she took detours and took her own time ... Read More »

Conference – Catherine Verger

Interaction with Catherine Verger on “Engineering Studies in France” About the Speaker Catherine Verger : She is an independant journalist. She has been a reporter for 25 years for regional press, magazine, public radio and TV. She also directed programs for a Franco-German channel. She is now a trainer in a journalism school and the director of publication for the magazine ... Read More »

Lecture: Nobel Laureate Prof. Serge Haroche

Professor Serge Haroche is a French physicist who was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize for Physics jointly with David J. Wineland for “ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems”, a study of the particle of light, the photon. This and his other works developed laser spectroscopy. Since 2001, Haroche is a Professor at the Collège de France and ... Read More »

FRENCH FILM : Jules et Jim

 A French film directed by François Truffaut (with English Subtitles) Year: 1962 Duration: 105 minutes Free entry, seating on first come first basis Synopsis In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim… This is ... Read More »

CHRISTMAS CONCERT : Festival Choristers

The Christmas Season 2015 in Hyderabad will be ushered in by the Festival Choristers who are celebrating their 10th Anniversary this year. They are drawn from many walks of life, different ages and faiths. As usual, this is their gift of love to the Twin Cities, spreading through song, the message of Peace, Joy and Love which is the essence ... Read More »


1st Session: 11:00am at Alliance Française Auditorium L’oeil du loup (1998) – 26 min The eye of the wolf Edmond était une  âne (2012), 15 min Edmond was a donkey Les 3 inventeurs (1980) – 13 min The 3 inventors Le génie de la bôite de raviolis (2006) – 7 min The genius of the raviolis box Mustapha et la clematite (2014) – ... Read More »


 A French film directed by Maiwenn (with English Subtitles) Year: 2011 Duration: 127 minutes Age suggested: 16+ years Free entry, seating on first come first basis Synopsis The daily grind of the police department’s Juvenile Protection Unit – taking in child molesters, busing underage pickpockets; interrogating abusive parents, taking statements from children, confronting the excesses of teen sexuality, enjoying solidarity and laughing uncontrollably at unthinkable times. How do these ... Read More »

FRENCH FILM : Entre Les Murs (The Class)

 A French film directed by Laurent Cantet (with English Subtitles) Year: 2008 Duration: 128 minutes Age Suggested: 12+ years Free entry, seating on first come first basis Synopsis François Marin is a French language and literature teacher at an inner-city Paris high school. As the new school year begins, he introduces himself to his new class and begins the arduous process of reaching out to each one ... Read More »