The Battle of Algiers [La battaglia di Algeri]

La battaglia di Algeri

Directed By: Gillo Pontecorvo

August 31, 1966 / French Arabic English / 121 mins

This critically acclaimed and highly controversial film was shot in the streets of Algiers in an innovative documentary style that portrays different sides in a key period in the Algerian fight for independence in the late 1950s.

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Screened Semesters:

  • 1978 Winter
  • 1981 Winter
  • 2017 Fall
  • 2021 Winter

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