The Battle of Algiers (Arabic: معركة الجزائر; French: La Bataille d'Alger; Italian: La battaglia di Algeri) is a 1966 war film based on occurrences during the Algerian War (1954–62) against The French Government in North Africa, the most prominent being the titular Battle of Algiers. It was directed by Gillo Pontecorvo. The film has been critically celebrated and often taken, by insurgent groups and states alike, as an important commentary on urban guerilla warfare.
"The Battle of Algiers (1966)" "In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government." Reviewing interviews via "Voices of the Middle East & North Africa 01.04.17" https://kpfa.org/episode/voices-of-the-middle-east-and-north-africa-january-4-2017/