Thu Mar 2, 2017 8:00pm

THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS, 50th Anniversary Screening

Sponsored by: Yale Film Study Center

Join us for a 50th anniversary screening of THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS, Gillo Pontecorvo’s masterpiece set during Algeria’s struggle for independence. Shot on location and scored by Ennio Morricone, this examination of modern warfare remains tragically relevant in its depiction of urban terrorism and the brutal techniques used to fight it. THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, and it was nominated for three Academy Awards. The screening will be introduced by Chris Price, a graduate student in Yale’s Department of Political Science.

Admission: Free
Whitney Center for the Humanities
53 Wall Street
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