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.
La battaglia d’Algeri
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.
In order to chart the development of the Italian Cinema/Italian Histories project, I am posting on this site proposals for books related to the project. This may be risky (because of the possibility of plagiarism) but it is consistent with the intention to make the website a ‘public notebook’ of the...
I was kindly invited by Lucia Cardone to spend two weeks in October 2014 as a visiting professor at the University of Sassari (Sardinia). My stay involved a short course of public lectures entitled 'Visit da fuori', two of which were devoted to the Italian Cinemas/Italian histories project.