gillo pontecorvo

  • The Battle of Algiers – Gillo Pontecorvo

    This week’s topic builds upon another remarkable film that since its release in 1966 produced considerable political controversy, dividing critical opinion. The Battle of Algiers, Gillo Pontecorvo’s historical account of the Algerian struggle for independence against French colonial power. The film was awarded a Leone d’Oro at the 1966...