7/19/12

ثورة

Piece inspired by the Arab revolution.


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The Arab  Spring (Arabic: الثورات العربية‎, al-Thawrāt al-ʻArabiyyah; literally the Arabic Rebellion or the Arab Revolution) is a revolutionary wave of demonstrations and protests occurring in the Arab world that began on 18 December 2010. To date, rulers have been forced from power in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen; civil uprisings have erupted in Bahrain and Syria...

movie poster : La bataille d’Alger / The Battle of Algiers.


Here’s a poster for my favourite movie : The Battle of Algiers.


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Storyline : A film commissioned by the Algerian government that shows the Algerian revolution from both sides. The French foreign legion has left Vietnam in defeat and has something to prove. The Algerians are seeking independence. The two clash. The torture used by the French is contrasted with the Algerian’s use of bombs in soda shops. A look at war as a nasty thing that harms and sullies everyone who participates in it. 

Written by John Vogel