Saturday, May 19, 2012

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May 19, 3:00pm

THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS

Dir. Gillo Pontecorvo (ITALY: 1966), 121 min.   Commissioned by the Algerian government, The Battle of Algiers is a critically acclaimed film based on the Algerian War against the French Government in North Africa. The film is a highly dramatic commentary on urban warfare and the organization of a guerrilla movement. The Battle of Algiers won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival and was nominated for three Academy Awards. 

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