Film Series: The Battle of Algiers (1966)


Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Introduced by Alison Rice (RLL) and Olivier Morel (RLL) with a post-film panel discussion including Catherine Perry (RLL) and Daniel Lindley (Political Science).

One of the most influential films in the history of political cinema, Gillo Pontecorvo’s THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS focuses on the events of 1957, a key year in Algeria’s struggle for independence from France. Shot in the streets of Algiers in documentary style, the film vividly re-creates the tumultuous Algerian uprising against the occupying French. Directed by Gillo Pontecorvo (1966).

Directed by Gillo Pontecorvo (1966)
Not Rated, 121 minutes

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$6, $5 faculty/staff, $4 senior citizens, and $3 all students
FREE tickets are available at the institute for faculty fellows and minors in the European Studies program.