AF Trivandrum Alerts


Cinéclub: Pierrot le Fou

Pierrot le Fou /Pierrot the madman 17 June, 5.30pm @ Alliance Française de Trivandrum. This  Cinéclub continues the dedication to the French New Wave movement with a Godard film.  Pierrot le Fou/ Pierrot the madman/ Jean-Luc Godard/ 1965/ 110mins Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from ... Read More »

Pilgrim to the ocean

Travel diary presentation Pilgrim to the ocean by Elodie Tabur on 10 June, 6.00pm @  Alliance Française de Trivandrum Elodie Tabur, is a French traveller,  who walked on the Saint James Way from Le Puy en Velay to Finisterra in 2015.  On this pilgrimage of 1600km she experimented the concept of drawing in travel.  Last December, she published the travel diary ... Read More »

Jour de fête/The Big Day

Cinéclub Jour de fête/The Big Day 29 April, 5.30pm @Alliance Française de Trivandrum This  Cinéclub is a dedication to the French New Wave movement of which Jacques Tati was one of the most celebrated. Jour de Fête is his directorial debut.  Jour de fête/The Big Day/Jacques Tati/ 1949/ 86 mins Jour de Fête tells the story of an inept and easily distracted French ... Read More »

Book Release: Scripted in the Streams

Scripted in the Streams Poetry book by Rati Saxena- Translated by Seth Michelson on 15 April, 6.00pm @ Alliance Française de Trivandrum. Rati Saxena: writer/ poet, running an international poetry festival called Kritya, 2005 onwards, Rati have translated almost 15 books from Malayalam to Hindi, which includes works of writers like Balamoniyamma and Ayyappa Paniker.Her books have been translated  to international ... Read More »

Langa music and Kalbelia dance from Rajasthan

Langa music and Kalbelia dance from Rajasthan on 29 March, 6.30pm @ Bharat Bhavan. Accompanied by  Kalbelia dance , Langa music Thar desert is here to awe and enthrall. The Langa musicians and poets of the desert have the majesty of their environment as the very meaning of the word Rajasthan in Sanskrit suggests “the land of princes”. Langa music ... Read More »

DOSTOIEVSKI’s Le rève d’un Homme Ridicule

DOSTOIEVSKI’s Le rève d’un Homme Ridicule / The dream of a ridiculous man Adaptation & interpretation : Jean- Paul Sermadiras on 20 March, 2.30pm @ Mar Ivanios College. The Dream of a Ridiculous Man, subtitled “Fantastic Story” is a short story by Fyodor Dostoyevsky published in 1877. It is based on the Journal d’un écrivain, a work that combines the ... Read More »

Engraving Exhibition

Engraving Exhibition: Works by Vincent Gagliardi 3- 11 March @ Art Gallery, Alliance Française de Trivandrum The exhibition will be inaugurated on 3 March , 5.30pm. Vincent Gagliardi is a French mixed media artist who first discovered the traditional hand engraving technique during his studies at the School of Fine Arts in Metz and never let it go. Over the years, Gagliardi ... Read More »


STRINGS A visual show by Strings Theatre Company 25 February, 6.30pm @ Chavara cultural centre “The Strings Theatre Company is gathering artists coming from different artistic fields : theatre, danse. circus and music. With as a general aim to erase borders and hierarchy they create collectively performances mixing the scenic arts and interrogating the relations between audience and performers, for example through ... Read More »

Farewell My Indian Soldier

Farewell My Indian Soldier World War I docu-film by Indian filmmaker Vijay Singh 19 February, 6.30pm @ Bharat Bhavan The screening will be followed by a discussion between the director of the film Vijay Singh and the chief guest of the evening Dr. Shashi Tharoor Hon. MP. Mr Vijay Singh, acclaimed Paris-based Indian filmmaker, scriptwriter and novelist, will present his new ... Read More »

Mime workshop by La Cie Akarakù

Mime workshop by La Cie Akarakù 12 February, 10.00am @ Bharat Bhavan. The French mime artists Lorraine Brochet and Barnabé Gautier, wants to share their training and experiences in mime theatre. Brochet and Gautier, graduates from the famous  International Theatre School of Lassaâd, learned and practices the Lecoq stream of theatre. The workshop will be based on Lecoq principles of theatre. ... Read More »