ASC Algerian Cinema Double Bill: 25 June

by asc-vicepresident on May 19, 2011

Pontecorvo's Classic

Rachid Bouchareb's latest movie

The afternoon will start with Pontecorvo’s classic: The battle of Algiers (1965) (@1pm) followed by the latest controversial movie Outside the Law (2010) (@3:20 pm) from the critically-acclaimed director Rachid Bouchareb. The screening will be followed by a discussion with an expert in Algeria’s colonial history (Dr James Mcdougall)

This event promises to be an emotional roller-coaster, a very informative experience, and deserves a wide audience. Hope to see as many of you there.

Saturday 25 June, Riverside Studios, Crisp Road, Hammersmith, London W6 9RL.

Tickets cost £8.5 for both movies/ £6.5 for ASC members.

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From El Watan Newspaper

Rachid Tlemçani, Political Scientist

“Bouteflika’s speech confirms that there is no political will to end the crisis”

18.04.2011

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