Beyond the Mirror

The French Pavilion presents “ Beyond the mirror ” “Au-delà du miroir” Documentary From Jean-Yves Bilien Saturday 15 th April 2017 5 pm Cinema Paradiso In French only Jean-Yves Bilien, Director of films and documentaries, interviews Sylvie Ouellet, medium. For 15 years, Sylvie Ouellet has been passionate about understanding the…

Proof of Concept

The French Pavilion presents “Proof of Concept” 100 GEEKS, 5 WEEKS, 1 FUTURE Documentary and Discussion Introduced by Youth Link and co-presented with Collectif BAM and Low Tech Lab Saturday 8th April 2017 5 pm Cinema Paradiso In French subtitled in English 60 min + 45 min presentation   POC21…

Wednesday event at Pavilion of Tibetan Culture

WEDNESDAY 5th of April Tibetan Dinner at 7 pm followed by a documentary on “A Journey of Non-Violence” at 7.45 pm Venue: Pavilion of Tibetan Culture - International Zone. We request everyone to register for the dinner by calling us @ 041 3 2622401 or @ 8489067332 or send an…

Babette’s Feast

The French Pavilion presents Babette's Feast With Gabriel Axel, based on the fairy tale by Karen Blixen Saturday 25 th March 2017 – 5.00 pm Cinema Paradiso In French with English subtitles – Duration: 100 min Babette, a renowned “Chef” in a famous Parisian restaurant, “Café Anglais”, escapes the repression…

THE LOVING CARAVAN IN ETHIOPIA

The French Pavilion presents The Loving Caravan in Ethiopia Documentary and Discussion With a Participant of the Caravan Saturday 11 th March 2017 5pm Cinema Paradiso In French only – Duration: 1 hour In 30 years, the nomadic pianist Marc Vella has traveled with his grand piano over 200,000 km…

AUROVILLE, STORY OF AN UTOPIA

THE FRENCH PAVILION Presents AUROVILLE, STORY OF AN UTOPIA Film director: J.P. Elkabbach & Nicole Avril Mother was still in her body when the documentary was made. Few western journalists are interested in the project of Auroville in the seventies; but one of them, Jean-Pierre Elkabbach, came to investigate for…

9th Auroville Panorama of Indian Cinema

Friday 10 February: 5.30 pm DRUMS / TEAM AGORA Directed by Jinu THOMAS Music 4’ Encounter in the deep forest… 5.35 pm ISHTI / IN SEARCH FOR SELF Directed by Dr. G. PRABHA Sanskrit / EST 1h.48’ Ishti centres around a 71-year-old Ramavikraman Namboodiri, a Vedic scholar, his family members…

FESTIVAL LITTERAIRE

SOIREE CONTES FEMININS INITIATIQUESLe Pavillon de France, en partenariat avec les Baladantes dans le cadre d'AUROLIRE, festival littéraire organise une soirée contes féminins initiatiques le lundi 23 janvier 2017 de 17h30 à 18h30 aux Citadines suivi d'un partage autour d'un verre. http://www.pavillondefrance.com/

Kino screening #003

Our third Kino screening tomorrow for all the short-films made in the past month.Please come to Cinema Paradiso at Town Hall this Saturday, January 7th at 10 am. All are invited to watch the films and meet other like-minded people interested in making short-films. If you have a film you…

Atatürk

The French Pavilion presents Mustapha Kemal Atatürk: The Birth of a Republic Documentary by Séverine LABAT filmmaker Saturday 7 th January 2017 5:00 pm Cinema Paradiso In French – Duration: 90 min The itinerary of Mustapha Kemal Atatürk (1881-1938) merges with the history of the end of the Ottoman Empire…

Thursday Indian Film: Kadambari

Director : Suman Ghosh Duration: 1 hr 27 min This is a biopic of Kadambari Devi, the sister-in-law of Rabindranath Tagore, and daughter-in-law of Debendranath Tagore. Rabindranath's elder brother Jyotirindranath Tagore married Kadambari. In 1868 when Kadambari came to Jorasanko Thakur Bari Rabidranath was 7 years old and Kadambari was…

HUMAN VOL. II

War – Forgiveness – Homosexuality Family – Life after Death Film director: Yann Arthus Bertrand HUMAN is a diptych of stories and images of our world which creates an immersion into the depths of the human being. Through the testimonies of happiness filled with love but also with hatred and…

Kino Auroville screening #002

Kino Auroville had it’s second screening at Cinema Paradiso last Saturday. A total number of 8 recently made short-films were brought to the theatre and screened to an audience of 50+. Find some of the monthly Kino Auroville shorts here: https://vimeo.com/groups/kinoaurovillemonthly See below photos taken by Marco Saroldi. The next…

Tahaan

Director: Santosh Sivan Duration: 1 hr 37 mins Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 7:45 pm Bhavishyate (new building behind the Sri Aurobindo Auditorium). Bharat Nivas, Auroville A tender fable about childhood innocence amid the realities of war, set against the rugged landscape of Kashmir. Tahaan’s journey revolves around his pursuit to…

LUMIÈRE

THE FRENCH PAVILION &  CIRHU Presents A documentary by P.A Starubinger « LUMIÈRE » Saturday, 12th November 2016, – 5.00 pm CINEMA PARADISO (Town Hall) Can we survive without taking food or water for weeks, years, decades? The director interviewed doctors, researchers and scientists all over the world but also…

Film on George Nakashima

As Mira Nakashima and her family are visiting Auroville today and tomorrow, she offers to present:   A two hour film on George Nakashima at Bhavishyate, B.N., Wednesday 26 October, 4.00pm   Please note: The earlier scheduled ‘Talk by Auroville Artists on the Jindal Art Camp’  which was announced for…

L’Odorat

  THE FRENCH PAVILION CIRHU Present L’Odorat  (The Empire of Scents) Directed by Kim Nguyen Scents, like colors, can be declined at infinitum Saturday, October 29 th , 2016 – 5.00 pm CINEMA PARADISO (Town Hall) The pleasures of food, of the erotic, of family - form the very fabric…

An Evening of Documentary Films

Aurodhan Galleries Pondicherry Presents at 8.15 pm on 21st October on 33 rue Francois martin An Evening of Documentary Films by award winning British Filmmaker Ruhi Hamid Ruhi Hamid, a graduate of the Royal College of Art, London directs with visual flair and sensitivity to make beautiful, intimate and insightful…

Sharira

Bharat Nivas, Pavillion of India presents: “SHARIRA” A rare documentary produced by Olivier Barot on Chadralekha's last dance choreography: Thursday, 20th October 2016, at 7.45 pm Venue: SAWCHU, Bharat Nivas "Sharira", performed by Shaji, Kalaripyattu of Kerala, and Tishani Doshi, the yoga practitioner, poet, novelist and dancer. A choreography accompanied by…

One United Roar for Nature

Global Talent challenge for young people below 21years: Star lion cubs (below 15Y) Lion Hearted youth Leader (16-21Y) If you were a Lion today, what message would you have for us humans? Whether you sing, dance, act, or give a speech, make your ROAR heard Amazing prizes include an opportunity…

Demain – film screening

Saturday, August 6, 2016, 4:45 pm, at Cinema Paradiso, Auroville www.demain-lefilm.com/en/film Sharing solutions, telling a feel-good story… this may be the best way to solve the ecological, economic and social crises that our countries are going through. After a special briefing from the journal Nature announced the possible extinction of…

Art and an Elusive Peace

Kala Kendra – Centre for Arts in Bharat Nivas – The Pavilion of India presents ART AND AN ELUSIVE PEACE (29 Minutes) a Documentary with an Interactive session by V.Hariraam At Kala Kendra – Center for Arts, Bharat Nivas On Saturday the 6th of August, 2016 at 4:30 PM ‘Art…

An Enquiry into A New Story for Humanity

film screening at Cinema Paradiso: An Enquiry into A New Story for Humanity - Change the Story, Change the World Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 8 pm A gift from the Findhorn Foundation UK, 2016, Dir. Mattie Porte - Lorenz Gramann w/ Satish Kumar, Pat McCabe, Charles Eisenstein Documentary, 102mins,…

The Crown of Arkus

Auroville Film Festival Educational Outreach Program presents Screening & Interaction with the director Die Krone von Arkus / THE CROWN OF ARKUS A musical fairy tale feature film by Franziska Pohlmann Language: German, Subtitles: English, Duration 95 min. THE CROWN OF ARKUS is a fairytale, magical musical film about a…

film screening with director

Dear Community, Please join us for this interesting video and exploration with the film director Manoj. It will be followed Tuesday, August 18th with Evolution fast forward 2 , both at 7pm. Come and Enjoy, The Pitanga Team

“Amrita Sher-Gil” at Tasmai

TASMAI presents: Happy to invite you Sunday the 9th of August, 2015 for the screening of the film 'Amrita Sher-Gil' by Patrick CAZALS, at 6:30 p.m. duration - 60 mts at Tasmai, no. 17 Advocate Chinna Tambi Street (between 2nd and 3rd Cross), Kuruchikuppam as a part of the 'Self…

Nishtha Jain’s Gulabi Gang

Cinema Paradiso & German Pavilion present Special Screening in the presence of the director: Nishtha Jain’s Gulabi Gang Norway-India-Denmark, 2012, Documentary, Hindi w/ subtitles in English Enter the badlands of Bundelkhand in central India and you have entered a place of desolation, dust and despair. This film follows the Gulabi…

Film projection: Dance of The Wind

as part of the SAARANG festival: Film projection: "Dance of The Wind" (1997) by Rajan Khosa Venue: India Space / Time: 6.30 pm Date: Thursday, 5th March 2015 Starring: Kitu Gidwani, Dr Kapila Vatsyayan Music by Shubha Mudgal