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Approaches to freedom: struggles for independence as depicted on films

Over winter break, out of boredom, and being the history buff that I am, I decided to watch two films on colonial struggles: the first, “Gandhi” (1982), is an Academy Award winning film that depicted the Indian leader’s life and works in its historical contexts. 1,143 more words

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Screening of The Battle of Algiers - Dec 12

The Battle of Algiers (1966. In French and Arabic with subtitles.)

Friday, December 12 from 7:00pm – 9:30pm

Mohawk Valley Community College – AB 233… 135 more words

Battle of Algiers (1966)

Just watched Battle of Algiers for class. Here are some notes for later.

-Documentary feel (end reminded me of Waltz with Bashir)

-“Hearts and Minds” parallel — line about reporting; Vietnam is even mentioned — Dien Bien Phu

-Obvious language differences

Lord Exmouth

Following from the earlier poems about Sir Edward Pellew, Lord Exmouth, and his exploits, this posting is a poem written to celebrate Algiers Day at Bitton House in 2007; although it covers a number of Pellew’s triumphs, not just Algiers.  474 more words

Poetry In Teignmouth

Battle of Algiers

Two places, Teignmouth and Algiers, linked in time by one man, Sir Edward Pellew.

This post is specifically about one of his greatest victories – the Bombardment of Algiers and freeing of 1000 Christian slaves.  616 more words

Poetry In Teignmouth

Lines to Lord Exmouth

The Pellew Poem countdown is starting and this will challenge you!!

I have never heard of the poet I Plimsott, nor can I yet find out anything about him, but I do know he writes prodigious verse. 1,189 more words

Poetry In Teignmouth

MAY CRITERION COLLECTION REVIEW - Kapo (1960)

Kapo (1960; Dir.: Gillo Pontecorvo)

GRADE: B+

By Daniel Barnes

At the age of 17, I saw Schindler’s List in the theater along with everyone else, and loved it along with everyone else. 727 more words

Netflix Instant/Criterion