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French Film Festival @ The Alliance Française of Madras

The Institut Français in India and the Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation in association with the Alliance Française of Madras presents French Film Festival @ The Alliance Française of Madras Passes available on eventjini.com or at the reception of the Alliance Française of Madras For more information please click here Read More »

Georges Gasté in India – 1905 to 1910

About Gasté: Having previously lived in Algeria and Egypt, in 1905 Constant-Georges Gasté settled in north India, making it the subject of his paintings and photos. His Indian paintings were exhibited at Orientalist Salons from 1906 receiving rave reviews all around. This artist with a wild nature and who tried throughout his life to run away from the spotlight then ... Read More »

Les Chants De L’Umai

  Marcia Barcellos, from the French company Système Castafiore creates an imaginary, dream-like setting in this dance production where she is Umaï, the womb of the universe, or a female-dragon from the fictional territory of Gravbekistan. In this ode to femininity, the reconstructed memory of many imaginary divinities is conveyed through five songs loosely derived from Indian or African melodies. ... Read More »

From Classical Music to Flamenco

At 7:00 pm Free passes available at the reception of Alliance Française of Madras Guitar: Serge Lopez Piano: Nathalie Marin   Serge Lopez and Nathalie Marin met during a concert with the Symphony Orchestra of Cannes. They both played different music– flamenco and classical music respectively – and decided to bring the styles together. The colors and the very particular ... Read More »

Pacotille – A puppet show

At 3:00 pm and 6:30 pm Free passes available at the reception of Alliance Française of Madras A bundle over his shoulder, a suitcase in his hand, a vagabond presents himself in all his simplicity. One morning his simple life changes when he stumbles upon a strange little box which, as it turns out, offers him everything that he desires. ... Read More »