Since 1952, the Alliance Française has been estabilished in Chennai and has always accompanied the evolutions and changes in this beautiful city, featuring photo exhibitions, songs on the city and short film contests as part of this celebrations held over several days in many venues in the city.
This year the event will feature several exhibitions and shows, including:
- A dance coreography of folk music from Southern France by Francoise Carret on the occasion of the French National Day (14 July)
- The Rock Concert "Raw Power", an exhilarating evening of progressive and heavy metal music, by six of Chennai's best bands: Blind Image, Armour of God, Blood Covenant, Battalions, Carnage and TWKC (18 July)
- A photo exhibition with images of Chennai, by the young photographers Karthick Ramalingam and Siva Chitirai
(3 - 20 August)
- One Billion Eyes: the Indian Documentary Film Festival on Ecology, Earth and Environment
(15 - 19 August)
Among all of these events, the film Stories on Human Rights will be screened at the AFM Auditorium, on Monday 24 to Thursday 27 August, at 6.30 pm.