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Battle of Algiers: landmark 1966 political film | AFS Presents
February 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gillo Pontecorvo’s masterpiece about the revolutionary uprising against French colonial forces in Algeria. A work of remarkable technical ingenuity, it heralded the cinema verite experiments of the ’60s and ’70s and was used as a training film by the Black Panther Party. Now newly restored, this is a film that shows us a side of history the history books do not.
DIRECTED BY GILLO PONTECORVO
Italy/Algeria, 1966, DCP, 121 min, English, French and Arabic with English subtitles
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