Events

CINE-CLUB – The kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq

Plot: The film was inspired by a rumour which occurred while Houellebecq was promoting his novel The Map and the Territory. For some time, he appeared to give no signs of life, which made newspapers in France speculate that he had been kidnapped. In reality he only had some trouble with his Internet connection. The film try to figure out how ... Read More »

Zoe Simpson After playing with her quirky trio Les Valseuses, Zoe Simpson is back on the stage for a solo career. This author, co-composer, performer, presents her story and her passion for words. Zoe Simpson writes women. She embodies those who give life, those who cry for freedom, those who love and forgive, but also those who suffer and who make ... Read More »

Film Screening – Krishnakriti Festival

Our Metropolis, 11am By Gautam Sonti & Usha Rao Bangalore is being refashioned as a ‘world-class’ metropolis. Livelihoods and homes make way for flyovers, glitzy malls and a shiny Metro. Threatened with violent transformation of their city, residents confront the authorities. Beneath the State’s ideal of a ‘global city’ lurks the intent to clear a pasture for big business.   ... Read More »

CINE-CLUB – Santa Claus is a Stinker

  Plot: Pierre a stuffy, self-righteous volunteer at a telephone helpline for depressed people and his well-meaning but naïve co-worker Thérèse, are stuck with the Christmas Eve shift in the Paris office, much to their displeasure. The building’s lift is malfunctioning, and they receive visits from unwanted callers: Katia, a depressed transvestite who tries to hit on Pierre, M. Preskovic who lives in ... Read More »

Exhibition – Atout France

  Atout France has acquired a set of photographs and films presenting the “littoral” of France via an artistic approach. This is an exhibition entitled ‘Imagine France by the sea’, directed by photographer Maia Flore. By visiting the French coast from east to west, Maia Flore embarks on a circuit-performance in 26 destinations that each offer the possibility of a ... Read More »

CINE-CLUB – The Devilish – December 4th

Plot:   The movie takes place in a French boys’ boarding school run by a headmaster who makes life there as unpleasant for the teachers as for the boys. Michael Delasalle (Paul Meurisse) is a sadist and a pinchpenny who serves the students rotten fish and slaps around his wife Christina (Vera Clouzot), even though the school really belongs to her. ... Read More »

Piano Recital – Olivier Moulin – Dec 2

Tribute to Debussy and Hazrat I. Khan   Free and open to all High Tea from 6.00 pm   The French pianist Olivier Moulin studied under Eric Heidsieck and Gery Moutier at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique of Lyon, where he was unanimously awarded first prize with honors. After advanced studies in the same institution, he continued his training ... Read More »

CINE-CLUB – Primaire – November 27th

Primaire (2016) By Helene Angel   Plot: Hot on the heels of its recent January release in France, this is a vivacious and emotionally gripping story of a teacher caught between passion for her students and love for her child. Devoted primary school-teacher Florence is a single mother who pours her heart and soul into her students each and every day. ... Read More »