The French National Day commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution with the storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789. AF will celebrate the Bastille Day with a party in true French style. On this day you can expect music, dance, food, drinks, and lots of fun. There will also be a prize distribution ceremony felicitating the winners of ... Read More »

Fête de la Musique – 20 June

 On this day, the whole world celebrates music in its different forms and manifestations through the “Fête de la Musique”, a day dedicated to the promotion of music, created by the French Ministry of Culture which first took place in 1982 in Paris. Since this first edition, this event has known a growing success, and has become an international highlight of ... Read More »


Alliance Française of Hyderabad Welcomes you to watch (Free entry, seating on first come first basis ) “OMBLINE” with English subtitles  by French Film Director Stéphane Cazes (Duration: 96 min) Year: 2012 Sentenced to three years in prison for assaulting a policeman as he was arresting her drug dealer boyfriend, Ombline discovers she is pregnant. Her boyfriend gets accidently killed during the raid ... Read More »


In the wake of the catastrophic earthquakes in Nepal, thousands of traumatized people are in desperate need of help. The top priority is finding temporary shelter for hundreds of thousands of people before monsoon rains hit the region. The Alliance Française network in India decided to contribute towards relief efforts in Kathmandu. 300 tents were already bought from French sport ... Read More »

Photo Exhibition “Fate Breakers” – Stories of Outstanding Indian Women

by Pascal Mannaerts Official opening on Wednesday 3 June, 6.30 pm – Exhibition on view from 3  to 17 June 2015 Fighting against prejudice and determinism, be it from birth, from life’s perils, from intolerance or disrespect towards the other, leading this battle as a woman… “Fate breakers” portrays several outstanding women in India who make a difference and empower themselves, for themselves ... Read More »

French film “In the name of my daughter”

Film screening “In the name of my daughter” by André Téchiné A very recent French film (2014) with English subtitles, 116 minutes A true-crime thriller, from a true story  In 1976, following the break-up of her marriage, Agnès Le Roux returns to Nice from Africa, where she meets her mother’s lawyer and right-hand man, Maurice Agnelet. Her mother Renée owns the Palais ... Read More »

Uberto Orlando – Lecture and Concert

Hyderabad Western Music Foundation in collaboration with Alliance Française of Hyderabad presents  Uberto Orlando (UK) studied composition with Gaetano Giani Luporini in Florence, Orchestra Conducting in Turin with Giorgio Ferrari and Computer Music in Venice and in Paris with Pierre Boulez. Uberto is a Professor of Flute, Chamber Music, and Music for Wind Ensembles and in his long career he has ... Read More »


Dr. Ismat Mehdi, A Hyderabadi, Ismat Mehdi, studied in Mahbubia Girls School. She studied French in the University of Geneva and Poitiers, German in Goethe Institut, Munich, and Arabic in the College of Arts and Science, Baghdad. She taught these languages in the Osmania University Colleges, Hyderabad from I962 – 1967. From 1991 – 1995, Ismat Mehdi was deputed to the ... Read More »

Le Dîner de cons – The Dinner Game

Directed by Francis Veber Synopsis A wealthy editor Pierre Brochant and his friends have a competition: every Wednesd ay, each one of them invites the dumbest jackass he can find for a dinner, where each one of the guests is invited to talk about himself as much as possible. Later, after the guests say goodbye, the group of friends makes ... Read More »