March 2019
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The Battle of Algiers

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

The Battle of Algiers, produced in 1966 and directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, is a 121- minute influential political film in Italian and Arabic that recreates a key year in the 1950s in the tumultuous Algerian struggle for independence from French occupation. A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.

20:15 The Battle of Algiers, a Film within History,
produced in 2017 and directed by Malek Bensmaïl,
is a 117-minute documentary in Italian, Arabic,
French, and English about Gillo Pontecorvo’s
legendary 1966 film, The Battle of Algiers. A.M.
Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.

Punishment Park

Ramallah & Al-Bireh (02)

Punishment Park, produced in 1971 and ةdirected by Peter Watkins, is a 91-minute film that offers a disturbing look at the backlash against
leftist activism that emerged in the wake of such events as the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago and the shootings at Kent State University. A.M. Qattan Foundation Cultural Centre.