Film screening: The Battle of Algiers (La Battaglia di Algeri)

Film club

The story of the life-and-death struggle between the French colonial government and the Algerian Liberation Front. This powerful film - shot in a gritty documentary style - is one of the most influential movies of all time, depicting the brutal acts of both sides.

Join us! UCL film academic, Dr Cristina Massaccesi (, introduces the film and there'll be tea, coffee, biscuits and cake - feel free to bring something. Venue is wheelchair-accessible.

_ Italy, Algeria | 1966 | 120 mins | Cert.: 15 | Director: Gillo Pontecorvo | Cast: Jean Martin, Saadi Yacef, Brahim Haggiag, Tommaso Neri, Samia Kerbash | Arabic and French with English subtitles.
Draper Hall, London on Friday 15 February 2019
Doors Open at 6:30PM
From 7:00PM to 9:30PM
Ticket Price: 7.00*
*booking fee applies