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Film Screening: "The Battle of Algiers"

This is the third of eight films in the annual SGS Summer Film Festival running from June 17th to August 26th.  This year's festival features films from around the world that focus on the topic of “Imagining Empire: A Global Retrospective” and offers a flexible lens with which to look at both historical and contemporary geopolitical and socioeconomic contexts.
Film synopsis: In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.
The film is followed by a discussion moderated by Dan Edelstein, Professor of French and Italian.

Details

When:

Wednesday, July 8, 2015. 07:00 PM

Where:

Geology Corner, Bldg., 320, Room 105, Main Quad

Sponsor:

France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Mediterranean Studies Forum, Stanford Global Studies Division

Contact:

650-725-9317
sgs_information@stanford.edu

Admission:

Free and open to the public.