Algerian War

  • 120 min.

    China is still far

    Bensmail, Malek, 2009

    Director Malek Bensmaïl visits Ghassira, a small village nestled in the Aurès mountains, where fifty years ago the Algerian revolution started.

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  • 165 min.

    The Secret Files

    Courriere, Yves & Monnier, Philip, 1972

    After the Second World War the dissolution of European imperialism was inevitable. The raising demands for self-determination and equality of Asian and African peoples led to worldwide decolonization.

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  • 51 min.

    The Algerian war IV

    Batty, Peter, 1984

    The demonstrations and riots by Pieds-Noirs in 1959-60 against the French government are the main topics of the fourth episode of the Algerian war.

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  • 47 min.

    The Algerian war V

    Batty, Peter, 1984

    The final episode in the Algerian War documentary series deals with the final two years before Algerian independence, a turbulent time in the country's history.

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  • 56 min.

    The Algerian war I

    Batty, Peter, 1984

    The first episode follows the prelude to the war, with the mood growing increasingly somber until the moment civil unrest broke out.

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  • 56 min.

    The Algerian war II

    Batty, Peter, 1984

    The second episode of Algerian War focuses on the Battle of Algiers in 1956-58, when rebel groups clashed with the French Army.

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  • 58 min.

    The Algerian war III

    Batty, Peter, 1984

    The role of Charles de Gaulle is the focal point of the third episode.

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  • 59 min.

    The Power of Nightmares Part II

    Curtis, Adam, 2005

    This is part II of the award winning BBC series. It questions whether we should be worried about the threat from organised terrorism or is it simply a phantom menace being used to stop society from falling apart?

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