October 17, 1961: Black Night = 17 octobre 1961: Nuit noire

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Barcode: 58954114 Call Number: V-FRE 150 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 108 min. Date: 2005 System Requirements: PAL, Region 2 DVD Region: Region 2 Language: French Creator: Directed by Alain Tasma Description: A scared young French 'flic', his violently racist colleagues, a polite Algerian schoolboy, a scrupulous police sergeant, a tenacious journalist, hot-blooded merciless FLN-militants (FLN = the National Liberation Front of Algeria), a naive school teacher, a nasty chief of police and a ruthless police prefect are all featuring in a possible string of events leading up to an actual piece of French-Algerian history: the bloody confrontation between a peaceful, 20,000 strong FLN-demonstration and a bloodthirsty police mob in the streets of Paris, on the night of October 17, 1961. Collection: Language Resource Center