An editing from the archives, memory and history on the colonial Maghreb which was based on the separation of exotic images in use, organized by the colonial forces to celebrate and applaud the visits of French politicians. In this movie, the French pictures let us perceive ‘the song of the other forgotten’.

Technical details

Duration: 60 minutes
Nationality: Algeria
Production year: 1982
Director: Assia Djebar
Screenplay: Assia Djebar, Malek Alloula
Editor: Nicole Schelemmer