October 17, 1961 (2005)

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A string of events lead up to the bloody confrontation between a peaceful, 20,000 strong FLN-demonstration and a bloodthirsty police mob in the streets of Paris, on the night of October 17, 1961.


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10 November 2005 | haboe
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| A documentary film about the oppression of the Algerians living in France in the early 60's
In the aftermath of the colonial empire of France there were severe riots between the Algerians (living in France) who wanted to be independent and the French government. This documentary gives a shocking view of the more or less open racial behaviour of the French police of those days and the cover-up that the French authorities made.

I think it's very good that modern day filmmakers chose these these subjects because the effects of the colonial history of Europe still influences todays news. Such films give us insight in our history. I hope they will help us to understand why things are the way they are.

It's not a nice film, but it really grips me.

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Drama | History

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Release Date:

19 October 2005

Language

Arabic, French


Country of Origin

France

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