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School of Politics and International Relations

Middle East Movie Night - The Battle of Algiers

13 February 2013

Time: 6:00 - 9:00pm
Venue: The Hitchcock Theatre, Arts 1 G.19

The fifth film this academic year is The Battle of Algiers.

Middle East Movie Nights offer students and other members of the university the chance to learn more about the region, its society and politics, through the medium of film. Many countries in the Middle East boast rich and diverse cinema industries with film makers willing to tackle controversial topics often ignored or side-lined by politicians and public figures. Through a series of films shown during the 2012-13 academic year key issues that affect the region today will be explored, including women’s rights, political Islam, revolution, sexuality, nationalism, poverty and class. With movies from Egypt, Israel, Lebanon and Iran, among others, and ranging from romantic comedies to action-packed thrillers this series aims to both educate and entertain in equal measure.

To book a place for this film, please click here.

Please note - there is limited seating in the cinema so if you have registered and are unable to join us, please email Helen Blockley to allow someone else to attend.

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