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The revolution is being screened

Wed, May 25, 2016

A scene from the film Battle of Algiers.

FILMS ABOUT revolution, liberation, and the desire for peoples to be free will be screened at the Féile Scannán na Réabhlóide/Films Concerning Revolution 2016 festival in Connemara on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Close to 20 films and documentaries will be shown on three screens. The programme marks the 1916 Rising centenary through Mise Éire (1959) and A Terrible Beauty (2013); will screen the classic Battle of Algiers (1966) which portrays the rising of Algerians against their French colonizers; the visually stunning Cuban/Russian co-production Soy Cuba (1964) which restages the Cuban people's uprising against the Baptista's dictatorship; and October (1928) which deals with the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution in Russia.

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