DELF / DALF June Session

at Alliance française, Pune   Last date for Registration – 30 May The DELF and the DALF are official diplomas of general French language from the French Ministry of Education. These exams are OPEN TO ALL. They give proof of efficiency in French and are internationally recognized. One can use them as verification of their efficiency in French on résumés for Indian ... Read More »

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) / Doctors without Borders

Between October 2013 and February 2014, Dr Unni Karunakara cycled from North to South of India– his home country. Last year, the MSF Former International President, made a stop in Alliance Française Pune on his kms bike tour across India. His personal aim was to raise funds and “give back to the organization” – an endeavour that fulfill a ... Read More »

Après-midi étudiante

Chers étudiants, Les trois meilleures copies du concours de « la Plume d’or » sont parties à Paris pour continuer dans la 2ème phase (le vainqueur est invité à Paris pendant la semaine de la langue française en 2015 par le Sénat et l’association DLF) Le jeudi 24 Avril après-midi, l’Alliance Française fera la remise des prix de nos trois meilleurs « Plume d’or ». ... Read More »

Film Club: 2 Days in Paris

“2 Days in Paris” (2006, 96′) by Julie Delpy Comedy, drama and romance Synopsis: Marion is a young French photographer who lives in the United States and comes to Paris to spend a few days with his American boyfriend. The loving trip becomes a nightmare for the young couple coping with the eccentric and clumsy parents of Marion and her ex boyfriends, too ... Read More »

“Trangressions” by Vaiju Naravane – Book Launch

Alliance Française invites you to a  Book Launch ‘Transgressions’ by Vaiju Naravane. This event is being organised in association with Pune International Centre, French Ambassy and Harper Collins India. Vaiju Naravane will be in conversation with  Dr. Dileep Padgaonkar  to talk about her first novel ‘Transgressions’. The novel moves seamlessly between Pune and Paris and keeps the reader on tenterhooks right up to the shattering ... Read More »

A Tribute to Alain Resnais

  With the screening of two films:  “Night and Fog” (Nuit et Brouillard, 1955, 32′) “Last Year in Mareinbad (L’année Dernière à Marienbad, 1961, 89′)   Introduction to director’s work by Prof Suresh Chabria.   A Tribute to Alain Resnais (1922-2014) “Alain Resnais was one of the truly great masters of modern cinema. To him film time was malleable and the telling of ... Read More »

Arties Festival India

   Laurent Manaud Pallas, violin Mathilde Borsarello Herrmann, violin Cécile Grassi, viola Emmanuel Christien, piano Gauthier Herrmann, cello 28th Mar. – Schubert: Notturno; Ravel: Piano trio and Mendelssohn: String quartet Op. 13 at Mazda hall. ENTRY FREE FOR ALL! 29th Mar: Diner concert at Novotel 30th Mar. – Haydn: String quartet Op. 77 No. 1; Janacek: String quartet No. 2 ‘Intimate ... Read More »

Film Club: Les Chansons d’Amour

100 min – Drama | Musical | Romance – 14 December 2007 (UK) Director: Christophe Honoré Julie’s boyfriend Ismaël lives with her; rather than worry about the time he spends with his colleague Alice, Julie invites Alice to join them. The three walk the streets of Paris, party, read, and sleep together. Sometimes it’s lighthearted, sometimes there are jealousies. Then ... Read More »

La Semaine de la Langue Française

The International Day of French Language is organized every year around the week of 20th March. It brings together the admirers and lovers of French language in France and across the globe to celebrate the French language.     Tuesday 18 French language workshop “Dis-moi dix mots” Alliance Française Pune, library 4:00 Wednesday 19 French Language contest “La plume d’or” From B1 level. The top three ... Read More »