Algiers - Post Report Question and Answers

Do you recommend any books or movies about this city/country for those who are interested in learning more?

The film Battle of Algiers is a good place to start as it explains the Algerian War for Independence (and is a beloved movie here) and book Inside the Battle of Algiers. The film Papicha for understanding how bad it was in the Dark Decade (the 1990s). And the novel "Our Riches" which is about a real-life little bookstore and its existence from the 1930s through the 1990s. - Apr 2021


What the Day Owes the Night Anger of the Dispossessed A Savage War of Peace Battle of Algiers - Sep 2019


Of Gods and Men, a movie about the civil war in the 90s. You have to understand that decade to understand Algerians. - Sep 2016


Books:
Between Ballots and Bullets
Savage War of Peace - Jun 2016


- Dec 2011


Savage War of Peace, Alistair Horne. - Feb 2008


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