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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 »

Campus France Admission Tour

The Embassy of France in India and Campus France are pleased to announce the October 2015 Admission Tour in India. This  large-scale event will  allow hundreds of Indian students from all fields to meet with more than 20 top French B-Schools and Engineering schools in 4 metro-cities across India: Bangalore (1st Oct) 04 PM – 10 PM – Vivanta by Taj – ... Read More »

AFM Awards Ceremony 2015

Best Student of the year Award Prize: a linguistic stay of 2 weeks in France (Tickets sponsored by Oman Air) Entry free, All are welcome 6 Excellence Awards For the best students in DELF A1, A2, B1: cheques of Rs. 7500 each   Share article on Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn 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 »