European Union Film Festival

Ready to experience theatre from home? Celebrating 25 years, the European Union Film Festival is back & it’s larger than ever. Join the cinematic journey & watch 40+ films, all free, all on your screen from 5th to 30th November! The European Union Film Festival is an annual event celebrating the diversity and depth of European cinema and culture. 2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the Festival in India and for the first time goes…

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November Numérique – Deconfine

The network of Alliances Françaises in India & South Asia in collaboration with the French Institute in India present <de>confine, a month-long online festival created and curated by Media Art South Asia within the framework of Novembre Numérique (Digital November). Deconfine features artists, curators, and researchers from France and South Asia. It seeks to foster regional cooperation within the subcontinent and between South Asia and Europe. It examines the evolving, dynamic, and multifaceted nature of…

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International Kids Film Festival

India’s Largest Online Kids Film Festival begins on 20th November 2020 via the KRAYON APP. The French Institute in India is proud to partner with the International Kids Film Festival for the 4th Consecutive Year to present French films to young audiences! IKFF strives to create a world-class film experience for kids, with the aim of broadening their perspectives through the means of Cinema, by exposing them to lived experiences from across the world. Since…

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France at VOW Festival 2020

The French Institute in India will participate at VOW Festival 2020 in the quaint town of Mussoorie. Register for the event here. Three sessions are scheduled on 21st November: 1. Translation Workshop (French to Hindustani): Timing: 2:15 pm (1  hour) Professor Alain Désoulières, a specialist of Urdu and Hindi, will be in conversation with Dr Christine Cornet on literary translation and movie adaptation from Urdu and Hindi into French (and vice versa). Pr Desoulieres proposes…

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Reflecting Residencies Conference

The Institut Français is partnering with Arts en résidence – a network and platform for artist residency providers in France, for the first edition of the Reflecting Residencies Conference which will be held on 22nd & 23rd October at Le Carreau du Temple in Paris. The event brings together more than 40 professionals, artists, representatives of structures, and international networks for two days of round tables workshops and artistic creations. The objective of this conference…

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La Fête de l’animation

Institut Français brings cinema to the world, for every audience and every age! 2 feature films and 11 French and African short movies will be accessible online, free of charge, and without registration: – Adama by Simon Rouby – Yellowbird by Christian de Vita – Tales of Africa – 6 short animated films made in different African countries: Shamazulu, Le Chasseur et l’antilope, Malika et la sorcière, Le Cadeau, Les Trois vérités, Le Lutteur –…

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“France – India” Digital Library

Since 2015, the National Library of France – BnF is engaged in a shared digitalisation programme together with heritage institutions in France and abroad. Based on the idea of promoting digitally content as a way to give access to a shared heritage, these projects promote the creation of digital libraries. “France – India” digital library will bring together digital documentary corpora which bear witness to the relations between France and India, but also to the…

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Petit Pays (Small Country) – Exclusive Screening and Discussion

Date: 26 November 2020 at 18:30 (IST) Register for the event here. Petit Pays Book Launch in Hindi To celebrate the publication of Gaël Faye’s acclaimed novel Petit Pays (Small Country) in Hindi, The French Institute is pleased to organize an exclusive screening of the film Petit Pays (Small Country) by Eric Barbier. The story takes you through a touching childhood, set during the ethnic conflict in Rwanda. The drama follows the journey of Gabriel,…

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Exhibition – Shaunak Mahbubani

Art curators and historians, mark your calendar for 11 September! Prameya Art Foundation is all set to welcome you back to its gallery, physically and virtually! Art Scribes Award exhibition this year is titled ‘Seeds are Being Sown’. Digging for nuances within contemporary terrains of citizenship and belonging, ‘Seeds are Being Sown’ offers perspectives on defying rigidity through a gathering of artistic agencies rooted in active commemoration, corporeal knowledge, and trans futurities. The exhibition is…

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