October in Paris: Panijel Et Al.

  • Ahmed BedjaouiEmail author
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Arab Cinema book series (PASTARCI)


Even though the theme of the repression of the demonstrations of October 17, 1961, in Paris remained taboo for a long time for French cinema, it is all the same true that this event has been abundantly taken up by the cinema on both sides of the Mediterranean. Indeed, twenty or so documentaries of fiction films have dealt with this subject.

Hollywood was informed of our action … The only one to react favourably was ‘Jean Rouch’.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Algiers IIIDély IbrahimAlgeria

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