The Battle of Algiers

Live Screening & Re-Screening
Live Panel Discussion
Poster of film The Battle of Algiers

Directed by: Gillo Pontecorvo

Written by: Franco Solinas, Gillo Pontecorvo

In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.

IMDb: The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Live Panel Discussion

Following the screening, Algerian-British political organizer and editor of Red Pepper Magazine, Malia Bouattia will engage in a conversation with Film and Media Studies professor Sohail Daulatzai, author of Fifty Years of The Battle of Algiers: Past as Prologue, and artist and podcaster, Lowkey, about the film and its continued significance in the global war on terror.

Additional Showings

This is a re-scheduled screening date and time for The Battle of Algiers. It is your last chance to view the film. You can always access the recordings of the live discussion on the film discussions page.