In 2015, the Alliance Française created a Franco-Bahraini cinema-club named "Café des Images". Its goal was to both support the emergence of young Bahraini cinema and promote recent French movies, through regular movie screenings along with convivial and festive meetings. In the same spirit, a new formula "The Café des Images et de la Création " will be launched on February 12th. The new cinema club will host quarterly thematic sessions, consisting of 3 events (1 per month): French films screenings in the first two months, the third event being a day of real experience (workshop, master class, debate , etc.) exploring a theme directly related to movies. In addition, support will continue to be provided to young directors and producers in Bahrain, through a variety of tailored events (debates, previews, festivals ...).
The theme chosen for the first session of the "Café des Images et de la Création" is Dance with the screening of the film Polina, danser sa vie , directed by the famous French choreographer Angelin Preljocaj, on February 12, 2018, 7:00 pm, at the Alliance Française. On March 6, at the same time, will be presented the remarkable feature documentary " Reset, the creation ", directed by Thierry Demaizière and Alban Teurlai; Starring: Benjamin Millepied (director of dance at the Paris Opera Ballet from 2014 to 2016 ). Finally, on April 13, " transition to reality", with dance and body language one-day workshop, open to all and led by the French dancer / choreographer Yann Lheureux (mandatory registration).