Art & Protest Film Series: The Battle of Algiers

Event time: 
Thursday, October 5, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:15pm
Humanities Quadrangle (HQ) See map
320 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511

The Battle of Algiers (Gillo Pontecorvo, 1966, 35mm, 121 mins)

Set during Algeria’s struggle for independence and scored by Ennio Morricone, Pontecorvo’s Golden Lion-winning masterpiece remains tragically relevant and visually astonishing. “Both a how-to manual for guerrilla terrorism and a cautionary tale about how to fight it” (Chris Nashawaty). In Arabic and French with English subtitles. 35mm print from the Yale Film Archive.

The “Art & Protest” film series is presented by the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library and the Yale Film Archive in conjunction with the exhibition “Art, Protest, & the Archives” on view at the Beinecke through January 7, 2024.