The Battle of Algiers

Part of Rialto Pictures: 20 Films for 20 Years
Saturday, November 25, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Redstone Theater

Dir. Gillo Pontecorvo. 1966, 120 mins. DCP. With Brahim Haggiag, Jean Martin, Saadi Yacef. A history of the three-year Battle of Algiers, chronicling the escalating terrorism and violence between French military forces and the Algerian guerrilla movement. With its documentary-style immediacy and its vivid depiction of the struggle between oppression and resistance, The Battle of Algiers is one of the most influential and important of all political films. More relevant today than ever, the film lives on in repertory theaters around the country due to Rialto’s efforts.

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