Film Series: The Battle of Algiers (1966, Italy and Algeria)-CANCELLED

Battle of Algiers Screenshot
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Arrupe Hall Auditorium

One of the most influential political films in history, this film re-creates a key year in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for independence from the occupying French in the 1950s, presenting a case study in modern warfare, with its terrorist attacks and the brutal techniques used to combat them (Criterion). Directed by Gillo Pontecorvo. Introduced by Faith Childress, Ph.D. (in French and Arabic with subtitles; 121 minutes). This event has been CANCELLED.