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The Pan-African Festival of Algiers

1969

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  • There is no exoticism to be found in Klein's documentary, which in effect overturns the iconographic commonplaces we still associate with Africa by showing what they occult and where they originate from. . . . The armed struggle itself is seen and carried out as a creative act, one that would reshape African societies and forge a new, emancipated wo/man. Klein's documentary captures the creative forces behind the anti-colonial struggle at their peak.