List of Algerian films

This is a list of films produced in Algeria.

Award-winning Algerian filmsEdit

Film Directed Release dates Language Film genre Awards
The Battle of Algiers (معركة الجزائر) Gillo Pontecorvo 1966 Arabic, French historical war film   Golden Lion
The Winds of the Aures (ريح الاوراس) Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina 1966 Arabic, French drama war film   Festival de Cannes
Z (زاد) Costa-Gavras 1969 French, Russian, English political thriller   Academy Award
  Golden Globe Award
L'Opium et le Bâton (الأفيون والعصا) Ahmed Rachedi 1971 Arabic, French drama war film   7th Moscow International Film Festival
Chronicle of the Years of Fire (وقائع سنين الجمر) Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina 1975 Arabic, French drama Historical film   Palme d'Or
Omar Gatlato (عمر قتلتوا الرجلة) Merzak Allouache 1976 Arabic, French drama film   The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
The Epic of Cheikh Bouamama (الشيخ بوعمامة) Benamar Bakhti 1985 Arabic historical war film   Festroia Festival
La Citadelle (قلعة) Mohamed Chouikh 1989 Arabic comedy film   Festroia Festival
Bab El-Oued City (باب الواد سيتي) Merzak Allouache 1994 Algerian Arabic drama film   FIPRESCI Award
Dust of Life (غبار الحياة) Rachid Bouchareb 1995 French drama film   Young Artist Award
Inch'Allah Dimanche (إن شاء الله الأحد) Yamina Benguigui 2001 Algerian, Kabyle, French drama film   Toronto Festival
Rachida (رشيدة) Yamina Bachir 2002 Arabic, French drama, Civil War film   London Film Festival
Days of Glory (بلديون) Rachid Bouchareb 2006 Arabic, French drama war film   Cannes
Outside the Law (خارجون عن القانون) Rachid Bouchareb 2010 Arabic, French drama film   Arab Film Festival Damascus
The Repentant (التائب) Merzak Allouache 2012 Arabic drama film   FIPRESCI Award
L'Oranais (الوهراني) Lyes Salem 2014 Arabic, French Drama Historical film   Abu Dhabi Film Festival
Rome plutôt que vous (روما ولا نتوما) Tarik Teguia 2006 French Drama film   Fribourg International Film Festival

AEdit

  • À l'ombre des chênes (1974)
  • Adhilai al beida (1991)
  • Al-Salam Al-Walid (1965), also known as So Young a Peace
  • Algérie, entre douleur et liberté (2000)
  • Ali au pays des mirages (1981), also known as Ali fi bilad al-sarab or Ali in Wonderland (1978)
  • Aliénations (2004)
  • Après-Octobre, L' (1989)
  • Arc-en-ciel éclaté, L' (1998), also known as The Blown-out Rainbow
  • Arche du désert, L' (1998)
  • Asfour, al- (1972), also known as The Sparrow
  • Asino d'oro: processo per fatti strani contro Lucius Apuleius cittadino romano, L' (1970)
  • Attente des femmes, L' (2001)
  • Aube des damnés, L' (1966), also known as Dawn of the Damned
  • Automne... Octobre à Alger (1993)
  • Autre monde, L' (2001), also known as Other World, The (2004) (USA: literal English title)
  • Aveux les plus doux, Les (1971)
  • Awdat al ibn al dal (1976), also known as Return of the Prodigal Son, The (1976)
  • Aziza (1980)
  • Aïd El Kebir (1999)

BEdit

  • Bab El-Oued City (1994)
  • Bab el web (2005)
  • Bal, Le (1983)
  • Barakat! (2006)
  • Battaglia di Algeri, La (1966), also known as Battle of Algiers, The (1967) (USA)
  • Beur blanc rouge (2006)
  • Blouson vert, Le (1998)
  • Bonnes familles, Les (1972)
  • Brancaleone alle crociate (1970)
  • Buamama (1985)

CEdit

  • Camp de Thiaroye (1987)
  • Cheb (1991)
  • Chemins de l'oued, Les (2002), also known as Under Another Sky
  • Chronique des années de braise (1975)
  • Clan destin (1999)
  • Colline oubliée, La (1997)
  • Communiqué, Le (1969)
  • Couleurs d'enfants (1994)
  • Cousines (2004)

DEdit

  • Delice Paloma (2007)
  • Dernière image, La (1986)
  • Douar de femmes (2005), also known as Hamlet of Women
  • Dounia (1998)
  • Décembre (1972)
  • Dévoilée femme, La (1998)

EEdit

  • Eldridge Cleaver (1970)
  • Enfer à dix ans, L' (1968)
  • Élise ou la vraie vie (1970)
  • Évasion de Hassan Terro, L' (1974)

Enfer à dix ans, L' (1968)

FEdit

GEdit

  • Ghoula, El (1972)
  • Guerre de libération (1973), also known as War of Liberation (1973)
  • Guerre Sans Images (2002)
  • Génération de guerre (1971)

HEdit

  • Haçla (2003)
  • Harem de madame Osmane, Le (1993)
  • Hassan terro (1967)
  • Histoire d'une rencontre (1985)
  • Histoires de la révolution (1969)
  • Honneur de la tribu, L' (1993)
  • Hors-la-loi, Les (1968)
  • hors la loi (2009)
  • How Big Is Your Love (2011)
  • Héritage, L' (1975), also known as Legacy, The (1975)

IEdit

  • Il était une fois dans l'oued (2005)
  • Ilo Tsy Very (1987)
  • Inch'Allah dimanche (2001)
  • Indigènes (2006)
  • inland gabbla (2009)
  • Iskanderija... lih? (1978), also known as Alexandria... Why?

JEdit

  • J'ai habité l'absence deux fois, de Drifa Mezenner (2011)
  • Jean Farès (2001)
  • Jowjet libni (1982), also known as Wife for My Son, A

KEdit

  • Kalaa, El, also known as Citadel, The (1988)

LEdit

  • Leïla et les autres (1977)
  • Little Senegal (2001)
  • Louss, warda al-rimal (1988)
  • Lettre à ma soeur, de Habiba Djahnine (2006)

MEdit

  • Machano (1996)
  • Made In (1999)
  • Magique, Le (1996)
  • Mains libres, Les (1964)
  • Manara, El (2004)
  • Maquam Echahid (1984)
  • Message d'Alger (1998)
  • Moissons d'acier (1983)
  • Montagne de Baya, La (1997)
  • Morituri (2007)
  • Mughamarat batal (1979)

NEdit

OEdit

PEdit

REdit

SEdit

  • Salut cousin! (1996)
  • Sanaoud (1972)
  • Seekers of Oblivion (2004)
  • Soleil assassiné, Le (2003), also known as Assassinated Sun, The (2003)
  • Song of Umm Dalaila, the Story of the Sahrawis (1993)
  • Straniero, Lo (1967), also known as Black Sweat
  • Suspects, Les (2004)

TEdit

  • Tahia ya didou! (1971)
  • Thé d'Ania, Le (2004)
  • Tomorrow, Algiers? (2011)
  • Tre pistole contro Cesare (1966)

UEdit

  • Un rêve algérien (2003)
  • Une femme taxi à Sidi Bel-Abbès, also known as Female Cabby in Sidi Bel-Abbes, A (2000)
  • Until the end of Time (2017)

VEdit

  • Vacances de l'inspecteur Tahar, Les (1972)
  • Velikij turan (1995)
  • Vent de sable (1982)
  • Viva Laldjérie also known as Viva Algeria (2004)
  • Vivre au paradis also known as Living in Paradise (1998)
  • Voie, La (1967)
  • Voisine, La (2002)

WEdit

YEdit

  • Ya ouled (1993)
  • Yelema (1993)
  • Youcef (1994)

ZEdit

  • Z (1969)
  • Zabana! (2012)
  • Zerda ou les chantes de l'oubli, La (1983)
  • Zone interdite (1974)

ReferencesEdit

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