Cine club - La bataille d'Alger
Approx $19.03 USD
Wednesday 27 August 2014 at 6.00pm
At Alliance Française de Melbourne
$26 Full / $21 AFM Members and current students (please login to benefit the discount)
French with English subtitles
Director: Gillo Pontecorvo
Stars: Brahim Haggiag, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi
Venice Film Festival winner in 1966 and Oscar nominated 3 times, La Bataille d'Alger, an Italo-Algerian production directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, takes us back in the past during The Algerian War when the people of Algiers fought for independence from the French government.
Based on the true story of the guerilla leader Ali La Pointe, the movie recreates the violent struggle between the National Liberation Front (FLN) and the paratroopers to control an important area of Algiers.
French wine & cheese included
Screening will be followed by a discussion in French or in English