Events

FRENCH FILM – QUAI D’ORSAY

About the film English Title: The French Minister Director :Bertrand Tavernier First release: 2013 Casting: Thierry Lhermitte, Rapahël Personnaz, Niels Arestrup, Julie Gayet Duration: 135’ Genre: Comedy French with English subtitles Synopsis : Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is tall and impressive, a man with style and very attractive. He also happens to be the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the land of enlightenment: France. Arthur ... Read More »

SPECTACLE – LA FORET ÉBROUIFFÉE | JUNE 4

LA FORET ÉBOURIFFÉE in collaboration with : Bharathi Cement, Kalburgi Cement Private Ltd. , Oman Air, Institut Francais en Inde, Spedidam, Alliance Française Network A part of : Hyderabad Art Festival About the spectacle:  Directed by Christian and François Ben Aïm, La forêt ébouriffée is an art performance for all ages. This spectacle, between dance, theatre and tale, is adapted from a children’s book ... Read More »

FRENCH FILM – LA FRENCH

About the film English Title: The Connection Director :Cédric Jimenez First release: 2014 Casting: Jean Dujardin, Gilles Lelouche, Céline Salette, Mélanie Doutey Duration: 135’ Genre: Period Crime, Thriller French with English subtitles Synopsis : This is a stylish, 70’s crime thriller inspired by true events. It tells the story of a real-life Marseille magistrate Pierre Michel and his relentless crusade to dismantle the most notorious ... Read More »

FRENCH FILM – TOMBOY

About the film Director :Céline Sciamma First release: 2010 Casting:Zoé Héran, Malonn Lévana, Sophie Carrani, Mathieu Demy Duration: 82’ Genre: Drama French with English subtitles Synopsis : Laure, 10 years old, is definitely a tomboy. She and her family have just moved into a new neighborhood. Although the little girl longs to make friends her age, she isn’t quite certain how to go about ... Read More »

FRENCH FILM – L’HOMME DE RIO

English Title :That Man from Rio Director :Philippe de Broca First release: 1963 Casting:Jean-Paul Belmondo, Francoise Dorléac, Jean Servais, Roger Dumas Duration: 110’ Genre: Comedy-Action French with English subtitles Synopsis : In this madcap adventure, a French air force pilot, Adrien Dufourquet, decides to visit his girlfriend in Paris. Unfortunately, she is kidnapped by a group who believes the girl can lead ... Read More »

CINE-CLUB : LES CHANSONS D’AMOUR

English Title :Love Songs Director :Christophe Honoré First release: 2007 Casting:Clotilde Hesme, Louis Garrel, Ludivine Sagnier Duration: 100’ Genre: Drama Age suggested: 12+ French with English subtitles Synopsis : Julie’s boyfriend Ismaël lives with her; rather than worry about the time he spends with his colleague Alice, Julie invites Alice to join them. The three walk the streets of Paris, party, read, ... Read More »

Photography Exhibition – Le Corbusier in India by Ajay Bhatia

LE CORBUSIER IN INDIA | THE PLAY OF LIGHT  (A photographic tribute on his 50th Death Anniversary) Exhibition Open From March 15 to 30th between 10am-5pm Note from the author Chandigarh has the unique attribute of being the only completely inhabited city designed by Le Corbusier. I consider myself fortunate that this city has been my home for more than three decades now. During these years I have travelled to various parts of the world ... Read More »

Presentation by French Architects Bas Smets and Michèle Laruë-Charlus

URBAN PROJECTS AND LANDSCAPES The presentation will be delivered by Mr. Bas Smets, a Belgian architect and landscaper, commissioner of Agora 2017, the architecture, urbanism and design biennial in Bordeaux, and by Mrs. Michèle Laruë-Charlus, Executive director for urban planning, City of Bordeaux. Free Entry, Open to All! Read More »

CINE-CLUB : LAURENCE ANYWAYS

Director :Xavier Dolan First release: 2012 Casting: Melvil Poupaud, Suzanne Clément, Emmanuel Schwartz Duration: 168’  Genre: Drama Age suggested: 16+ French with English subtitles Synopsis : Laurence, a literature teacher, transforms into a woman after years of concealing his feelings. Her relationship with her family gets complicated by the revelation while she struggles to find comfort with her partner. Though others may ... Read More »

CINE-CLUB : JAPPELOUP

English Title : Jappeloup Director :Christian Duguay First release: 2013 Casting: Guillaume Canet, Marina Hands, Daniel Auteuil: Duration: 111’ Genre: Sports, Biography Age suggested: All French with English subtitles Synopsis : Its the story of a horse with amazing courage and a big heart. The life is about the of Jappeloup de Luze, the French show jumping horse who won a gold medal ... Read More »