Algeria, images of a fight

Jérôme Laffont & 52' — 2009

As for all the modern conflicts, the Algerian war has been a high-stake target with regards to depicting images. In light of the plentiful movies shot by the French army and because of its speech, a few film directors, one of whom is René Vautier, engaged themselves with the algerian fighters to keep images of their struggle. They shot images of a crucial beauty, but most of them had been banned in France and some of them are still lost or even destroyed. A movie that questions about the necessity of cinematic commitment.

Belgium

Production : Sourat Films
Co-production : CBA, Sindibad Films(UK)
With the support of the Centre du cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

Director
Jérôme Laffont
Scenario
Jérôme Laffont
DOP
Naël Khleifi
Sound
Nicolas Joly, Matthieu, Roche
Image editor
Joachim Thôme
Sound editor
Sarah Gouret
Mix
Jean-Jacques Quinet
Image Format
Vidéo
Sound Format
Stéréo
BW/Colour
Color & BW
Available subtitles
FR, EN

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