The Pan-African Festival of Algiers

William Klein

IndieLisboa 2021 •

Algeria, France, Germany, Documentary, 1969, 112′

The 1st Panafricano Cultural Festival held in Algeria, in 1969, is shown to us by the artist William Klein who observes the preparations and the feeling of joy of the revolutionary movements fighting for the freedom of African nations. The images of the heat of the moment are interspersed with archival images and interviews with writers and activists.