80 years of Alliance française Bengal

Kolkata Dialogue Special edition: Celebrating 80 years of Alliance française in Bengal on Friday, 20th November 2020 6:30 PM IST The evening promises to be remarkable as Prof. Chinmoy GUHA, Mme. Ruby PALCHAUDHURI, Dr. Samuel BERTHET will enter into a conversation on Indo-French cultural relation from 1910-1950, taking the audience to the deeper world of Rabindranath Tagore, Romain Rolland, Sylvain ... Read More »

2020 – International Year of Bande Dessinée

2020 – Année internationale de la Bande Dessinée Read online from your home, a collection of comics                   Read More »

Confine – International Digital Media Art Festival

Deconfine is an online media art festival conceived and curated by Media Art South Asia, under the aegis of November Numerique by Institut Francais. It is presented by the network of Alliance Francais-es in South Asia (India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh) and Insti-tut Francais en Inde. Deconfine features artists, curators and researchers from France and South Asia. It seeks ... Read More »

November is Documentary Film Month

Institut Francais is putting documentary films in in the spotlight this month! Discover four films available free of charge and without registration online. “Delphine et Carole, insoumuses” and “Maman Colonelle” from 1st to 30th November. Then “Paris 1900” and “Dans ma tête un rond-point”from 16 to 30 November. INSTITUT FRANÇAIS   Read More »

3D Animation French film screening – Gus – Oct 30 at 5pm

Envolons-nous ensemble en suivant Gus, des premiers coups de crayons au long métrage d’animation 3D ! Jean-Baptiste Spieser, directeur technique du studio TeamTO, nous expliquera les différentes étapes de fabrication du film et comment artistes, techniciens, auteurs et équipes de productions ont travaillé ensemble pour fabriquer ces images.   vendredi 30 octobre à 17h IST : Projection du film ‘Gus ... Read More »

ONLINE WEBTOON – French digital comic series 2020 – Le Samourawaii

Every Tuesday, read Le Samourawaii, a French digital comic series, on ONLINE WEBTOON. Comic strip summary: Long ago, on a faraway and forgotten continent… The Samourawaii, a legendary weapon of mass destruction, has threatened the world order since its reappearance! Yet no one seems to care… Except Mamala, Norie and Saburo, three friends from rival communities, who will have to ... Read More »

Petit Pays (Small Country) – Movie screening, 16th October

Petit Pays (Small Country) – Exclusive Screening and Discussion Movie screening, 16th October, more details coming soon! To celebrate the publication of Gaël Faye’s acclaimed novel Petit Pays (Small Country) in Hindi, The French Institute is please to organize an exclusive screening of the film Petit Pays (Small Country) by Eric Barbier. The movie will be screened on Livestorm by ... Read More »

La Fête du cinéma d’animation 2020 – 14 October to 31 October

The Animation Film Festival is getting ready. The events will be visible from September in the dedicated tab. For more information : Click here   Online streaming on this link: La Fête de l’animation   This year  from October 14th to 31st, 2020   celebrate animated cinema in France and around the world!   Programmes de courts métrages ... Read More »

India & France in Space – ISRO & CNES: A Common History – Sept 15

India & France in Space  –  ISRO & CNES: A Common History   Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES) is hosting an online historical exhibition on Indo – French partnership in space highlighting major joint breakthroughs. It is being showcased at International Space Conference and Exhibition organized by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) in partnership with France from 15 September to ... Read More »

STA#9 Online : Is Modern Science Really Western? by Prof. Kapil Raj – July 16

Science Talk at the Alliance (STA) – Online ! Event will be on the online platform Livestorm.   Prior registration required.  Please register at:   Is Modern Science Really Western? Abstract : Modern science is widely considered to be a purely western European creation, originating in the “Scientific Revolution” of the 16th and 17th centuries, which owes nothing to other cultures ... Read More »