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CINEMA OF RESISTANCE: The Battle of Algiers by Gillo Pontecorvo (1966)

Politics of the Present

dateOctober 13, 2017 timeFriday, 6:30pm EDT location Buell Hall, East Gallery (Maison Française), Columbia University
  • Maison Française
  • School of the Arts
  • MA in Film Studies at the School of the Arts
  • European Institute
  • Sakip Sabanci Center for Turkish Studies
  • Columbia Center for Contemporary Critical Theory
  • Institute for Research on Women, Gender and Sexuality
  • Committee on Global Thought
  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated


FILM SERIES / October 12-26, 2017

Seven films about forms of resistance

Presented by the Columbia Maison Française

Co-sponsored by the School of the Arts at Columbia

Curated by Nora Philippe

Screenings followed by panel discussions with directors and invited scholars

All films subtitled in English

Free and open to the public

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Presented with support from the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the Knapp Family Foundation.