AF Trivandrum Alerts



Cinéclub for May: two films will be screened 29 May, 6.00pm Drama: Timbuktu/ Abderrahmane Sissako/ 2014/ 100mins In town, Timbuktu, the people suffer, powerless, from the regime of terror imposed by the Jihadists determined to control their faith. Music, laughter, cigarettes, even soccer have been banned. The women have become shadows but resist with dignity. Every day, the new improvised courts ... Read More »


L’Entourloop: A ‘Hip-hop Reggae Beatmakers’ concert on 23 May, 6.30pm at Co- Bank Towers Banging classic Hip-hop in a Yardie style: L’Entourloop is a French duo of beatmakers. In their music, they combine two musical cousins: Hip-hop and Reggae.  Just after the release of their last album, they are coming on a tour to India. L’Entourloop is a duo of beat-makers/Djs that claims a ... Read More »

Café Scientifique: Food Safety

Alliance Française de Trivandrum will be organizing the May session of Café Scientifique on 19 May, 6.00pm @ Alliance Française de Trivandrum. The focus of the fifth edition is Food Safety. The Café Scientifique is a discussion platform to bring common man nearer to science and scientific issues. The objective is to bring issues related to food safety into focus. ... Read More »


‘SURFACES et PROFONDEURS’: An exhibition of photographs and poems by Pascal Bernard & Anupama Raju  from  14- 23 May, 2015 at Orthic Creative Centre, Kochi. The exhibition will be inaugurated  at 6.30pm, 14 May @ Orthic Creative Centre, Kochi. The inauguration will be followed by reading of poetry by Anupama Raju. An Indo-French project, ‘Surfaces et Profondeurs’ explores La  Rochelle through the  poetry  of Anupama Raju, a writer ... Read More »

Book Club

23 April: Birthday of William Shakespear ! What better day to celebrate literature and books ! Alliance Française de Trivandrum is organizing the April session of Book Club on 23 April, 6.00pm. Book Club is a discussion platform to encourage reading, initiate dialogues and interactions. This session will focus on Children’s literature. Khyrunnisa. A. Author of Butterfingers series will share her ... Read More »

French Movie Club

French movie club on 22 and 23 April, 6.00pm at Chavara Cultural Centre 22 April, 6.00pm Comedy: 9 mois ferme/ 9 Month Stretch/ Albert Dupontel/ 2013/ 82 min Ariane Felder is pregnant. This is all the more surprising since this examining magistrate is an old-fashioned single person. But even more surprising is the fact that, according to DNA tests, the ... Read More »

Commemoration of Kamala Das on her 80th Birthday

Commemoration of Kamala Das on her 80th Birthday on 31 March, 5.00pm at N. V. Hall, Kerala Language Institute. The day will be marked with book release and short film screenings based on the works of Kamala Das. Books released are scripts of Trilogy Nostalgia: Neermathalathinte pookkal (Flowers of Neermathalam), Oorkkuka Vallappozhum (Remember once in a while) and Kadhaveedu (House ... Read More »

La Guerre des Graines

29 March, 6.30pm:  La Guerre des Graines/ The Seed War ( Documentary) La Guerre des Graines will show you the heart of the seeds market. In the near future, farmers might lose the right to plant their own seeds. Behind this appropriation stand five corporations already governing half of the seeds market and looking to spread their stranglehold even further. Through the ... Read More »

Workshop on Documentary making

Workshop on Documentary making, led by Clément Montfort, co-director of the documentary La Guerre des Graines/ The Seed War on 28 March, 10.00 am at Fourth Estate Hall, Press Club. Clément Montfort After training in Political Science and Cultural Mediation, Clément Montfort turned to journalism and particularly the making of documentary films. Having a keen interest in the visual medium, ... Read More »