Film Screening: The Battle of Algiers (1966)


Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Browning Cinema

Shot in the streets of Algiers in documentary style, The Battle of Algiers (not rated, 121 minutes) vividly recreates the tumultuous Algerian uprising against the occupying French in 1957. It is directed by Gillo Pontecorvo.

Catherine Perry (Department of Romance Languages and Literatures) and Alison Rice (Department of Romance Languages and Literatures) will introduce the film, and a post-film panel discussion will include Olivier Morel (Department of Romance Languages and Literatures) and Daniel Lindley (Department of Political Science).

Purchase tickets online or call 574.631.2800. Ticket prices range from $3.00 to $6.00 and are available free at the Nanovic Institute to faculty fellows and minors in the European studies program.

This film is part of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies’ Fall Film Series: Europe Beyond Borders at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.