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Drowning by bullets

Author: Philip BrooksAlan HaylingMark HallileyMichèle CourbouDominant 7 (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : First Run/Icarus Films, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the evening of October 17, 1961 about 30,000 Algerians, ostensibly French citizens, descended upon the boulevards of central Paris to protest an 8:30 curfew. The curfew was in response to repeated terrorist attacks by Algerian nationalists in Paris and other French cities. They were met by a police force determined to break up the demonstration. Demonstrators were beaten, shot, even drowned in the Seine. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videocassettes
Documentary films
Ethnographic films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Brooks; Alan Hayling; Mark Halliley; Michèle Courbou; Dominant 7 (Firm); First Run/Icarus Films.; Centre national de la cinématographie (France)
OCLC Number: 52955788
Language Note: In English and French with English subtitles.
Notes: Title from container.
Credits: Directed and produced by Philip Brooks and Alan Hayling ; editor, Michèle Courbou.
Cast: Narrator, Mark Halliley.
Awards: Winner, Best documentary, 1993 San Francisco International Film Frstival ; Best documentary, 1993 Angers Film Festival ; Fipa d'Or, 1993 Documentaires de Création (France) ; 1993 Amnesty International Award
Description: 1 videocassette (52 min.) : sound, color with black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Dominant 7 presents a Point du jour, FR3, Centre National de la Cinématographie, Channel 4 co-production.

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On the evening of October 17, 1961 about 30,000 Algerians, ostensibly French citizens, descended upon the boulevards of central Paris to protest an 8:30 curfew. The curfew was in response to repeated terrorist attacks by Algerian nationalists in Paris and other French cities. They were met by a police force determined to break up the demonstration. Demonstrators were beaten, shot, even drowned in the Seine. This video exposes the massacre, and the cover-up.

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