Film Screening: Mohamed Lakhdar-Hamina, Chronicle of the Years of Embers (1975)

December 5, 2008, 7:30PM

Bartos Theatre
20 Ames Street, Building E15
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

Chronicle of the Years of Embers, directed by Mohamed Lakhdar-Hamina, (Algeria, 1975, 175 min.)

 Winner of the prestigious Palme d’Or at Cannes in 1975, Chronicle of the Years of Embers portrays Algeria’s struggle for independence from French colonial rule. The story follows a peasant’s migration from his drought-stricken village to his eventual participation with the Algerian resistance movement, just prior to the outbreak of the Algerian War of Independence. - IMDB

This film is presented in conjunction with the List Center’s exhibition Adel Abdessemed:  Situation and Practice on view through January 4, 2009. 

This program was organized by adjunct film curator John Gianvito.

For more information, contact:

Mark Linga
[617] 253-4680