Kevin Macdonald on The Battle of Algiers | The Film Programme

Director Kevin Macdonald reveals the influence of The Battle Of Algiers on his latest drama, The Mauritanian, the true story of Mohamedou Ould Salahi, who was held at Guantanamo Bay detention camp for 14 years without charge.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 26'28''
  • Broadcast year: 2021
Curriculum Connection
  • Film Studies

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Radio 4
  • Programme: The Film Programme
  • Episode: Kevin Macdonald on The Battle of Algiers