What's On

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 »


8th August 7 p.m. at the Alliance Française of Madras     a play in Thamizh with music and movement Rohini, Revathy Kumar & Nellai Manikandan Sets: C P Krishnapriya & V P Vasuhan Lights Dr C Raveendran Text, Design & Direction: Prasanna Ramaswamy The play revisits the mahabharatha episode of the disrobing of Panchali. Taking off from the cue ... Read More »

Ciné Club: Timbuktu

19.07.15: 7:00 pm 23.07.15: 4:30 pm and 7:00 pm Abderrahmane Sissako 2014|1h40min| Drama  Kidane lives a simple and peaceful life in the dunes with his wife Satima and daughters Toya and Issan , not far from Timbuktu, which is controlled by religious extremists,. The residents of the city are helpless victims of a reign of terror unleashed by the djihadists ... Read More »

Ciné Club: Berthe Morisot

 9.07.15: 4:30 pm and 7:00 pm 19.07.15: 5:00 pm Caroline Champetier 2012|1h40min| Drama 1865. 25-year-old Berthe Morisot’s dream is to earn a living as a painter, to never get married and always stay with her sister Edma. Her parents, however, see things differently and carve out a far more conventional future for her. Then Berthe meets Manet, who transforms her ... Read More »

Interview: Kalieswari Srinivasan

Dheepan, a film directed by Jacques Audiard won the Palme D’Or at the Festival de Cannes this May. The audition for the lead roles took place at the Alliance Française of Madras auditorium in August 2014 and the Sri Lankan scenes for the film were shot in Ooty and Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu. This the first French film in the ... Read More »

Touch by anil srinivasan

Venue: Alliance Française of Madras Date: 5th July 2015 Time: 7:30 pm The event is free entry, and seating on a first-come, first-served basis.  Passes available on eventjini.com For the first time, pianist Anil Srinivasan uses a multimedia narrative alongside his well-known piano playing to create a unique concept performance. He will be interacting with the moving image, and his ... Read More »

IndiEarth Animation Festival : Day 2

The 2nd edition of the IndiEarth Animation Film Festival will present a wide variety of animation films from both established and upcoming animation artists from across India, France, Germany, South Korea and a host of other countries. The films selected for screening will showcase the latest techniques in animation, innovations in creative storytelling, and landmark animation films. Here are the films ... Read More »