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Ciné-club – Quai d’Orsay (The French Minister)

The French Minister (French: Quai d’Orsay) is a 2013 French comedy film directed by Bertrand Tavernier. Based on “Quai d’Orsay”, a comic strip by Christophe Blain and Abel Lanzac, the film takes an initially comedic look at the French Foreign Ministry under Dominique de Villepin but moves into more serious territory as France, in co-operation with Germany, opposes the 2003 ... Read More »

Ciné-club – Pierrot Le Fou

Pierrot le Fou French (Pierrot the madman) is a 1965 French New Wave film directed by Jean-Luc Godard, starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Anna Karina. The film is based on the 1962 novel Obsession by Lionel White. It was Jean-Luc Godard’s tenth feature film, released between Alphaville and Masculin, féminin. The film was the 15th highest-grossing film of the year with ... Read More »

Popular Science Forum

This is mainly to address issues of common interest from a purely scientific point of view. Topics like town planning, noise pollution, the science of music, waste management, barriers of culture & practices etc can form topics for discussion. Session tactic: A guest speaker will speak/ present for roughly 20 minutes and the audience can step in with clarifications and ... Read More »

Ciné-club – Our Children

Our children/ Joachim Lafosse/ 2012/ 114 mins Based on true events, celebrated director Joachim Lafosse’s intense, multi-layered dissection of an unorthodox family unit created an unprecedented buzz at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and won Emilie Dequenne the prestigious Un Certain Regard Best Actress Award. OUR CHILDREN was critically heralded as one of the top art-house world cinema films of ... Read More »

Idole Indienne 2018 – Round 1

The Indian Association of Teachers of French [IATF] is happy to announce Idole lndienne -2018 Concours de chansons GENERAL RULES FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE IDOLE INDIENNE COMPETITION All participants of the competition should be bonafide students of French in a school/college/ university/institution /Alliance Française in India. This is a competition for Solo vocals only. Participation Fee: a onetime fee of ... Read More »