Tue., Mar. 5: _The Battle of Algiers_

Yoshie Furuhashi furuhashi.1 at osu.edu
Fri Feb 22 10:55:39 MST 2002


Progressive Film Series:
Critical Perspectives on Wars, Classes, & Empires

_The Battle of Algiers_
Dir. Gillo Pontecorvo, 1965
Winner of the Golden Lion at the 27th Venice International Film Festival

Date: Tue., March 5
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: 264 MacQuigg Lab, OSU, 105 W. Woodruff Ave., Columbus, OH

"_The Battle of Algiers_...remains the basis of Pontecorvo's fame --
a model of how, without prejudice or compromise, a film-maker can
illuminate history and tell us how we repeat the same mistakes.  In
fact, this study of the Algerian guerrilla struggle against the
French colonialists in the 50s ought to be looked at not just as pure
cinema but as a warning to those who seek by force to crush
independence movements." -- Derek Malcolm, _The Guardian_

"What we have witnessed is a radical transformation of the means of
perception, of the very world of perception."
- Frantz Fanon, _A Dying Colonialism_

Sponsors: the Student International Forum and Social Welfare Action Alliance.
OSU Campus Map: <www.osu.edu/map/linkbuildings/macquigglab.html>.
Calendar of Events: <www.osu.edu/students/sif/calendar.html>.
For more info, contact Yoshie Furuhashi at <furuhashi.1 at osu.edu> or
614-668-6554; or Keith Kilty at <kilty.1 at osu.edu> or 614-292-7181.

Download the flyer for _The Battle of Algiers_ at
<http://www.osu.edu/students/sif/algiers.doc>.
Download the flyer for other upcoming SIF/SWAA events at
<http://www.osu.edu/students/sif/calendar8.doc>.
--
Yoshie

* Calendar of Events in Columbus:
<http://www.osu.edu/students/sif/calendar.html>
* Anti-War Activist Resources: <http://www.osu.edu/students/sif/activist.html>
* Student International Forum: <http://www.osu.edu/students/sif/>
* Committee for Justice in Palestine: <http://www.osu.edu/students/CJP/>

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