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The Battle of Algiers

The Battle of Algiers Panel Discussion

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Conversations About Cinema - Thought in Action Online

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Please note: This event took place in Feb 2021

Join us for the first of our Conversations About Cinema - Thought in Action online panel discussions - when we will be talking about Gillo Pontecorvo's masterful The Battle of Algiers, one of the most influential political films in history.

The panel (chaired by Francesco Tava, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at UWE Bristol) includes Julieta Chinchilla and Lucía Salas.

  • Julieta Chinchilla is a historian, PhD candidate at the University of Buenos Aires, specialising in anti-colonial struggles in Northern African history
  • Lucía Salas is a film critic, curator and filmmaker currently based in Spain

Watch The Battle of Algiers at your leisure on MUBI before the discussion. You can get three months of free access to MUBI by visiting mubi.com/watershed. MUBI have also recently introduced a discounted student membership for £5.99 per month for university students worldwide.

Conversations About Cinema - Thought in Action Online is a partnership between the Philosophy and Politics teams at UWE Bristol, Watershed and MUBI.