The Battle of Algiers

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.