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 "Purchase Tickets Online": or call 574-631-2800 $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.

The introduction to the film can be seen below:

THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS Q&A can be seen below: