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French Film Week (Fantastic 5) – Day 2 – Manon des sources

    Manon des sources (Manon of the  Spring) by Claude Berri Manon des Sources  meaning Manon of the Spring is a 1986 French language film. Directed by Claude Berri, it is the second of two films adapted from the 1966 two-volume novel by Marcel Pagnol, who wrote it based on his own earlier film of the same title. It is the sequel to Jean de …

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Fantastic 5 International Film Festival – French Films Week

  These are the 5 films chosen for the French Film week at Ravindra Bharathi. La môme —  Monday  16th  July Manon des sources — Tuesday 17th July Vatel —  Wednesday  18th July La graine et le Mulet —  Thursday  19th July Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis — Friday 20th July  

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FRENCH FILM WEEK (Fantastic 5) – LA MȎME (LA VIE EN ROSE)

  LA MȎME (LA VIE EN ROSE) by Olivier DAHAN La Vie en Rose (La Môme) is a 2007 French biographical musical film about the life of French singer Édith Piaf. The film was co-written and directed by Olivier Dahan, and starred Marion Cotillard as Piaf. The US and UK title La Vie en Rose comes from Piaf’s signature song. Marion Cotillard portrays Piaf, the superstar once raised by her grandmother …

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CINECLUB – 3 COEURS – JULY 10th

CINECLUB 3 Coeurs (2014) by Benoit JACQUOT Marc misses his train to return to Paris, in a small provincial station. He asks a young woman in a coffee shop for advise to find a hotel. Sharing secrets and jokes, both spend the night wandering the streets. They set up an appointment at the Tuileries Garden in Paris, the following Friday, …

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Solo Art Exhibition by Vasudha Muralikrishna

    A maiden solo Art Exhibition by Ms. Vasudha Muralikrishna of Campus France India, will be going on from Friday, 29th June to Sunday 15 July at  Alliance Française Gallery, Banjara Hills,  from 9.30am to 8pm.  Open on all days.  About the Artist Vasudha is a contemporary realist who embraces abstract forms of art through her simplicity – simplicity …

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WORLD MUSIC DAY 2018

Alliance Française Hyderabad, supported by Bharathi Cement / Vicat France and Keolis  welcomes you to celebrate  World Music Day 2018 on Sunday 24th JUNE 2018  at Auditorium, Alliance Française Hyderabad  from 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm          World Music Day is a connected set of free music events which takes place each year on the 21st June. This “festival …

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CINECLUB – CLOCLO – JUNE 19th

CINECLUB Cloclo (2012) by Florent SIRI   A biopic of French pop star Claude Francois, most famous for co-writing the song ‘My Way’. Tracing his life from childhood in Egypt through success in France to his untimely death in Paris in 1978. It is the tragic fate of an icon of French music who died at the age of 39, …

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CINECLUB – THE CONNECTION – JUNE 5th

CINECLUB THE CONNECTION (2014) by Cedric JIMENEZ   In the 1970s, Marseille became the world capital of heroin trafficking. Gaëtan Zampa is one of the most influential members of the French connection, a mafia network that manages it and thrives thanks to this very lucrative business. While he enjoys a luxurious life on the Côte d’Azur, Zampa finds on his …

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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 …

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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 …

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