Le Festival du Film d’Asie du Sud Transgressif: le cinéma sud-asiatique à l’honneur à Paris du 4 au 11 février 2014 !

Jan 25, 14 Le Festival du Film d’Asie du Sud Transgressif: le cinéma sud-asiatique à l’honneur à Paris du 4 au 11 février 2014 !

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Le FFAST revient dans quelques jours, avec une programmation encore plus juteuse que l’an dernier…! Pour mémoire, le FFAST (Festival du Film d’Asie du Sud Transgressif), c’est une manifestation créée en 2013 par une équipe de passionnés qui voulaient rendre justice et faire connaître toute la variété des cinémas...

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La semaine du cinema independant indien au Forum des Images: 9-16 novembre 2013

Depuis un à deux ans, les initiatives se multiplient en France pour élargir la diffusion du cinéma indien, et notamment pour faire émerger la scène indépendante, qui peine à exister tant elle est en marge des grosses productions de type Bollywood. Alors que se prépare activement la 2ème édition du FFAST (Festival du Film...

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Where to celebrate Diwali in Paris ?

Oct 22, 13 Where to celebrate Diwali in Paris ?

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Diwali or deepavali the festival of light is one of the most important festivals celebrated in their own ways all over India…. more importantly for an Indian who has grown up in India it’s a day to remind himself of his loved ones back home, the blessings he would receive from the elders, the ritualistic poojas at home,...

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The Little India in Paris

Sep 06, 13 The Little India in Paris

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Why is the Little India of Paris is near Gare du Nord? Because it is from this rail station that the trains for UK leave. For the South-Asian immigrants, UK was an Eldorado. France was a second choice for those who could not go to UK and who settled near Gare du Nord to create this Little India in Paris. But is it really a Little...

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“L’ete Indien”: when Musée Guimet presents the best of Indian cinema in Paris…

Aug 12, 13 “L’ete Indien”: when Musée Guimet presents the best of Indian cinema in Paris…

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The beginning of September, with “la rentrée”, is the start of a very special season in-between Summer and Autumn. Weather can still be sunny, temperatures are dropping but only degree by degree, days become shorter but remain enjoyable… In French, it has been called “l’été indien”, and if you...

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French and Indian languages: same same, but different?

Aug 05, 13 French and Indian languages: same same, but different?

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Do you speak French ? If so, you might not know it, but some of our very common words are actually inspired, or directly coming from Indian languages : sanskrit, tamil, hindi… Even if you don’t speak it, you might still be surprised to observe that French and Hindi, for example, have many similarities ! Wondering how come,...

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