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IndiEarth Onscreen – June 19

On the menu of IndiEarth Onscreen this month: June 19 at 8pm A Dream Takes Wings Gajanan Jagirdar 1970 / 27 min / history This rare film presents the remarkable evolution of Indian cinema right from its inception to the establishment of a flourishing industry by the pioneer & doyen of Indian cinema: Dr. Dadasaheb Phalke. I am 20 SNS ... Read More »

Art Exhibiton: Medi – Sin of Man

From June 16 to June 29, the Alliance Française of Madras will host two exhibitions by Augustine Thilak and Victoria Nivedhita. Medi – Sin or Man, by Victoria Niveditha – June 23 to 29, 2014 – opening on June 23 at 7pm Through her Installations and paintings Victoria Niveditha questions Man’s miserable understanding of the relationship between Nature and himself. ... Read More »

Cine-Club – Thursday June 26

Type: Event Location: Edouard Michelin Auditorium, AFM City: Chennai Date: Thur, June 26, 2014 – 7:30pm Price: Free entry Category: Film screening The Cine-Club of the Alliance Française of Madras invites you to the screening of L’esquive Games of love and chance in English with French subtitles 2004 – Col – 117 mn – Drama Directors: Abdellatif Kechiche Cast: Osman ... Read More »

CALL FOR AUDITIONS – fête de la musique 2014

Would you like to perform solo or with your band as part of the world-renowned French music festival Fête de la Musique? Here is your chance! Next month, the Alliance Française of Madras – along with many institutions around the world, will  organize several events as part of the French world-renowned music festival “Fête de la musique”. For the past ... Read More »

Déjeuner Indo-Français à l’Alliance

Le 17 avril dernier, les enseignants et l’équipe administrative de l’Alliance Française de Madras ont eu le plaisir de partager un moment de détente amicale avec des membres de Chennai Accueil, association d’expatriées bénévoles visant, entre autres, à faciliter l’intégration des familles d’expatriés français dans la culture indienne. Le déjeuner informel, composé de plats salés et sucrés concoctés par les ... Read More »

DanSe DialogueS Festival 2014

The Alliance Française of Madras, the French Embassy in India, l’Institut Français en Inde, the Prakriti Foundation, la Région Pays de la Loire and Express Avenue are delighted to announce the second edition of the Danse Dialogues Festival. In the wake of a first successful edition in 2011 and the recently concluded festival of France Bonjour India 2013, we have ... Read More »

A Special Delegation at the Alliance Française of Madras

On Wednesday, March 26, the Trustees and members of the Committee of the Alliance Française of Madras welcomed Mr. Jean-Claude Jacq, Secretary General of the Fondation Alliance Française, and Mrs. Anne-Garance Primel, delegate for the Asian and European continents, to discuss the Alliance’s current state of affairs and future projects. Mr. Jacq also met with the teachers and staff briefly ... Read More »

The 19th European Film Festival

The Delegation of the European Union to India in association with ICAF, the Alliance Française of Madras, Goethe Institut Max Mueller Bhavan, British Council and the National Film Archive of India Present The 19th European Film Festival   Voices of Youth Date: April 2 to 11 2014 Venues: Edouard Michelin Auditorium, Alliance Française of Madras and Max Mueller Bhavan Auditorium, Goethe Insitute ... Read More »


On March 26th, join us for a truly unique concert in the beautiful RUKMINI DEVI auditorium. This event is brought to you by The Alliance Française of Madras in collaboration with Arties, BNP Paribas and the Kalakshetra Foundation. Fauré, Ravel, Rameau and Franck will be played by 5 members of a larger collective of musicians who perform regularly around the ... Read More »

Theatre – L’Homme Semence / The Seed Giver by Estelle Guihard

March 7, 7:30 pm at Edouard Michelin Auditorium, 24, College Road, Nungambakkam In French with English surtitles Since its creation in October 2011 in our auditorium, this play has met with a growing success. After a tour across several cities in India, another one is set for France. The Alliance Francaise welcomes again the troupe ETOILE DU SUD for a residency between ... Read More »