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Third Cinema and Fanon

Connect Solanas and Getino’s arguments with Fanon’s. Where do you see overlaps? Distinctions? Now evaluate Xala and Battle in terms of the aims of third cinema.

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The Battle of Algeriers- Realism Undermined

By Walter Bender

The Battle of Algiers is an Italian movie depicting the resistance of the National Liberation Front (FLN) against the French occupation during the Algerian War. 689 more words

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Objectivity and Moral Relevance

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A really beneficial habit I’ve started to use is to not take notes at all during our screening and really allow the film the attention it needs to inform me, as a viewer. 659 more words

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National Culture

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The movie represents to me the ideas we discussed in the article “on national culture”. I see Jaffar as the intellectual who is not close to his people and culture. 318 more words

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Woman "Unveiled", "Algeria Unveiled"

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Borrowing from Fanon and Stam & Spence, the most significant aspect in Battle of Algiers is the female revolutionary actors and their occupation of the “negative space” in the colonial and anti-colonial narrative construction. 441 more words

Battle of Algiers and viewer emotion

After watching Battle of Algiers, my first reaction was, “I am truly physically drained.” Even while the movie was playing, I found myself looking at my phone every half-hour or so: not really reading what was on the cell phone screen, but blankly looking at it so I could disengage. 425 more words

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The Algerian War Of Independence: Lessons For Today

I have been a long time student of Algeria’s war of independence, which took place from 1954 to 1962. Repeated viewings of Gillo Pontecorvo’s brilliant 1966 film… 65 more words

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