GUERRE D’ALGÉRIE, LA DECHIRURE – ÉPISODE 1
55 minutes, 2012
Director : Gabriel LE BOMIN (France)
Production : Nilaya Productions, INA, France Télévisions (France)
50 years after the Evian Accords and Algeria’s independence, the time seems ripe to tell the Algerian War as it really was, without taboos or silences. Using archival images, mostly never seen before and from a variety of sources (the French army, French television but also from British, Algerian and Eastern European television as well as some amateur footage), “Guerre en Algérie, la déchirure” attempts to show the conflict from every side, taking the diversity of viewpoints into account to try to understand what really happened.
Gabriel LE BOMIN is an author and film-director. He has several films to his credit, the most recent documentaries being: “Les Francs-Maçons et le pouvoir (2009, 52 minutes), “Histoire de l’Armée française” (2006, 2 x 52 minutes), “La Ligne Maginot” (2001, 3 x 15 minutes), “La 2ème Guerre Mondiale et la France Libre” (2000), “Le Colosse d’Alexandrie” (1999, 13 minutes) and “Rwanda, l’humanité nous appelle” (1995, 26 minutes).