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The Alliance Française of Madras and IndiEarth present a pre-screener for Dharamshala International Film Festival 2015 collaboration with IndiEarth. As a part of the same, we will be screening the following films on 8th September 2015. Venue: Edouard Michelin Auditorium Date: Sept 8th Time: 7:00 pm Passes available on eventjini.com 1) Yes, It’s on! Filmmaker: SNS Sastry Country: India Language: English ... Read More »

Ciné Club: Les Garçons et Guillaume à Table

3.09.15, 4:30pm & 7:00pm 20.09.15, 5:00pm Director: Guillaume Gallienne 2013| 1h25min| Comedy  In the green room of a theatre, William recalls memories from his adolescence, spent with a loving mother who is both elegant and vulgar. His effeminate manner led to everyone treating him like a girl, with his mother embodying this in the way she would call her children ... Read More »

Rap Concert: Chill Bump

Venue: Museum Theatre Date: 25th September 2015 Time: 7:00 p.m Founded in 2010, Chill Bump has created its own universe; a world of lofty, uncluttered and sometimes abrasive beats. In Miscellaneous (the rapper) and Bankal’s (Beatmaker) journey from EP to EP we hear and feel a pattern begin to emerge, the assemblage of countless passions and influences. The duo plans ... Read More »

Conference: André Malraux and India

Venue: Edouard Michelin Auditorium Date: 21st Sept 2015 Time: 6:30 Dr. Peter Tame, Vice-President of the Amitiés Internationales d’André Malraux and a researcher with Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, proposes a lecture on ‘Andre Malraux and India’ Malraux, interested in the Orient from an early age, travelled here in the 1920s. His first visit to India was between 1929 ... Read More »

TROUBADOUR by Phoenix Players

Venue: Edouard Michelin Auditorium,   Alliance Française of Madras Date: 12 (SAT) & 13 (SUN) SEPTEMBER 2015 Time: 4 pm & 7 pm Duration: 70 Minutes (No Interval) Language: English Ticket: Rs. 250 Tickets available on bookmyshow About the Play: Troubadour is a celebration of love based on the writings of MEVLANA JALALUDDIN RUMI Conceived & Enacted by SALIM GHOUSE There is more to Love than ... Read More »

Madras Week: India’s Disappearing Beaches: A Wake up Call

Venue: Edouard Michelin Auditorium, Alliance Française of Madras Date: Aug 19th Time: 6:30 pm     As a part of the Madras Week, the Alliance Française of Madras, INTACH and PondyCAN is screening a Video documentary: ‘India’s Disappearing Beaches – A Wake Up Call’. ‘India’s Disappearing Beaches – A Wake Up Call’ is a non-profit film produced in the public interest by ... Read More »

Music Concert: Latination

Venue: Edouard Michelin Auditorium, AFM Date: 22nd August 2015 Time: 7:00 PM   Latination is one of India’s only virtuoso and genuine Latin jazz outfits, a powerful and soulful collaboration between French and Indian specialists of jazz and Latin music. Its repertoire ranges from the festive sounds of salsa and rumba to modern jazz, blending the dance-compelling power of Afro-Latin ... Read More »

Discussions on Climate Change – A COP21 Perspective

Date:  28th August 2015, Time: 5pm-7pm, Venue: Edouard Michelin Auditorium of The Alliance Française of Madras   FREE ENTRY     Open to everyone curious about solutions to climate change developed in Tamil Nadu and France The Alliance Française of Madras will host a Conference to discuss climate change, clean technologies and related issues, bringing together leading scientists, industry heads ... Read More »

Hannah Arendt

23.08.15, 7:00pm 27.08.15, 4:30pm & 7:00pm Margarethe Von Trotta 2013 – 1h53min – Historical 1961. The German Jewish philosopher, Hannah Arendt, is sent to Jerusalem by the New Yorker to cover the trial of Adolf Eichmann, the man who oversaw the deportation of millions of Jews. The articles that she published, and her theory of the ‘banality of evil’ sets off ... Read More »

Les Interdits

6.08.15, 4:30pm & 7:00pm 23.08.15, 5:00pm Anne Weil & Philippe Kotlarski 2013| 1h40min| Historical 1979. Carole and Jérôme, both 20 years old, set off on a journey to Odessa, in the USSR. They are cousins, but pretend to be engaged. Tourists by day, at night they meet the refuzniks, Jews who want to go into exile, harassed by the Soviet ... Read More »