What is History on Film?

Projects on film and history by Alan O'Leary

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Work-in-progress exports of individual sequences from the ‘Men Shouting’ deformative videoessay project are regularly posted in this Vimeo album. Named...

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This short piece is an outtake from my book on The Battle of Algiers that argues that the film isn't best considered in terms of trauma theory, but should be thought of, instead, in terms of radical hope.

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Videoessays will be central to the research and outputs of the ICIH project, and this one deals with orders of time in the 1966 classic of political cinema.

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Call for paper for a panel on The Battle of Algiers (Gillo Pontecorvo, 1966) at one or more sessions at the AAIS/CSIS 2017 joint conference.

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