Cultural Events


Advertising does not just recycle the story to ensure the promotion of consumer products; its own discourse is largely dependent on the vagaries of historical events. The great figures of the history of France are often requested during the Belle Epoque, a kind of ideal Pantheon, when it comes to affirming the legitimacy of the Republic and to encourage patriotism. Building ... Read More »


A CASTLE IN ITALY (Un Château en Italie) by Valéria Bruni Tedeschi (2013) 1h44 comedy Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi writes, directs and stars in this hypnotic tapestry of family life. Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi plays Louise, an ex-actress struggling to hold her once wealthy family together and keep them connected to their beautiful estate in Piedmonte. Life becomes more complicated when Louise begins a ... Read More »


ARTISTS, WE WANT YOU! The Fête de la Musique was initiated in France in 1982 and has since then remarkably spread out around the world. In 2014, more than 700 cities in more than 100 countries have hosted the Fête de la Musique. Completely different from a music festival, the Fête de la Musique is above all a free popular ... Read More »


IN THE NAME OF MY DAUGHTER (L’Homme qu’on aimait trop) by André Téchiné (2014) 116 minutes drama When her marriage falls apart, Agnes Le Roux moves back to the South of France from Africa to live with her mother, Renee, owner of the Palais de La Mediterranee casino in Nice. There, Agnes falls in love with Maurice Agnelet, a lawyer ... Read More »

Tuesday’s movie club

THE LAST DIAMOND by Eric Barbier(2014) 1h48 drama Simon, a thief released on parole, accepts to carry out the biggest job of his life, which is to steal the “Florentin,” a mythical diamond being auctioned by its owners. To succeed, he must get close to Julia, a diamond expert, for whom the sale is of considerable personal importance. Beyond the ... Read More »


French version below The Alliance Française of Katmandou contributes to the assistance to the Nepalese population after the recent earthquake on the 25th April 2015 by: – opening its accounts to donations – providing tents – hosting homeless families – welcoming the French civil security for providing water to the population. YOU can also contribute by following these instructions: Read More »

Fate breakers, stories of outstanding Indian women

presents FATE BREAKERS, Stories of outstanding Indian women by Pascal MANNAERTS To be officially inaugurated by Adv. Albertina Almeida, an eminent human rights activist and a lawyer Curated by Mr Jean-Philippe Bottin exhibition produced by Alliance Française Delhi FATE BREAKERS, stories of outstanding Indian women Fighting against prejudice and determinism, be it from birth, from life’s perils, from intolerance or ... Read More »

Tuesday’s movie club – POSTPONED TO TUESDAY 12TH MAY

TIMBUKTU  by Abderrahmane Sissako (2014) 1h40 drama Timbuktu is silent, the doors closed, the streets empty. No more music, no tea, no cigarettes, no bright colors, no laughs. The women have become shadows. The religious fundamentalists are spreading terror in the region. In the dunes, away from the chaos, Kidane enjoys a quiet life with his wife Satima, his daughter ... Read More »

Tuesday’s cine club is Wednesday

HANNAH ARENDT by Margarethe von Trotta (1h53) 2013 biopic German director Margarethe von Trotta’s 2012 biopic Hannah Arendt centers on Arednt’s response to the 1961 trial of ex-Nazi Adolf Eichmann, which she covered for the New Yorker. Her writing on the trial became controversial for its depiction of both Eichmann and the Jewish councils, and for its introduction of Arendt’s ... Read More »