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 »

Exhibition : Sustainable Architecture

30 architects, 30 projects in Ile-de-France Exhibition presented by AFH in collaboration with Architecture and Design Foundation The projects presented in this exhibition exemplifies the shared values of tomorrow’s sustainable urban community: transcending technical and doctrinaire discourse, these projects are above all architectural and urban. For this reason, these projects address environmental concerns with a global vision that incorporates technical ... Read More »

Cinema : 9 mois ferme (9 Months stretch)

It was written, directed and stars French cinema bad boy Albert Dupontel and has attracted over 1,500,000 cinema-goers so far with no signs of running out of steam. The film is the simple story of 40-year-old, unmarried, high-powered judge Ariane Felder (Sandrine Kiberlaine) who lets her hair down at the firm’s New Year’s eve party only to discover six months ... Read More »


PARK HYATT HYDERABAD Road No. 2, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, 500034 ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE HYDERABAD in association with PARK HYATT HYDERABAD Supporting Partners: BHARATHI CEMENT and SEAGRAM’S 100 PIPERS The Trio of REMI PANOSSIAN (Piano), MAXIME DELPORTE (Double bass), FREDERIC PETITPREZ (Drums), has been elected “Revelation of the year 2011″ by the French radio TSF JAZZ! In only 4 years, this ... Read More »