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LUC Briefing 011: War

“This is the problem with civilians wanting to go to war. Once you’ve been there, once you’ve seen it, you never want to go again unless you absolutely fucking have to. 665 more words

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The Battle of Algiers

The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Dir. Gillo Pontecorvo

Written by: Franco Solinas

Starring: Brahim Hadjadj, Saadi Yassef, Jean Martin

I first saw The Battle of Algiers… 2,454 more words


Battle of Algiers- Editing

Released in 1967 was Gillo Pontecorvo’s most important film about a new kind of battle that seemed to be the proving ground for emerging strategies in Algeria. 202 more words

Why everyone should watch 'The Battle of Algiers'

In a September 2003 article in the New York Times titled “What does the Pentagon see in ‘Battle of Algiers’?”, Michael Kaufman wrote: “challenged by terrorist tactics and guerrilla warfare in Iraq, the Pentagon held a screening of ” … “As the flier inviting guests to the Pentagon screening declared: “How to win a battle against terrorism and lose the war of ideas. 1,229 more words