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CINÉ CLUB : Violette

11.10.15 –   7:00 pm 15.10.15 –  4:30 pm & 7:00 pm Director : Martin Provost France – 2013| 2h12min| Comedy-Drama Passes available at eventjini.com Violette Leduc, an illegitimate child born in the early 20th century, meets Simone de Beauvoir in the post-War years, in St-Germain-de-Prés. An intense relationship springs up between both women and Violet seeks emancipation through writing while ... Read More »

CINÉ CLUB : LES CONQUÉRANTS

10.09.15, 4:30pm & 7:00pm 20.09.15, 7:00pm Director: Xabi Molia 2013| 1h36min| Comedy Galaad and Noé, half-brothers have nothing in common except a long list of personal failures. Galaad is convinced that they have been cursed ever since their father, an explorer, removed and sold a sacred relic from a shrine. To banish the curse and fulfill their father’s dying wish, ... Read More »

DANISH FILM FESTIVAL @ AFM

Presented by Royal Danish Embassy, New Delhi, Royal Danish Embassy, Chennai & Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation in association with Cinema d’ Europe @ The Alliance Française of Madras Venue: Edouard Michelin Auditorium Passes available at eventjini.com For more details : DANISH FILM FESTIVAL @ AFM Read More »

THEATRE FIRST : VEYLI, TAMIL PLAY

Venue: Edouard Michelin Auditorium Date: 19th September Time: 6:30 p.m                       (A Tamil Play by Theatre First) The play, set in contemporary America , is about a couple recently settled in the US . A crisis develops when the couple’s eighteen month old toddler is injured. The play goes on to explore the delicate issue of child care, parental responsibility , ... Read More »

INDIEARTH CONCERT : MOUNAWAR

Venue: Edouard Michelin Auditorium Date: 16th Sept Time: 7pm Curious by nature, Mounawar has no barriers to music and is open to all forms of music from around the world. Raised on traditional forms such as Twarab and the M’godro, which gives him his unique sense of improvisation, he lets himself get carried away by the sounds of the great ... Read More »

DOCUMENTARY FILM SCREENING

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 »