Jacques Charby

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Jacques Charby
Born (1929-06-13)13 June 1929
Paris, France
Died 1 January 2006(2006-01-01) (aged 76)
Paris, France
Occupation Actor, director, writer
Years active 1956-2000

Jacques Charby (13 June 1929 – 1 January 2006) was a French actor, director, writer, and outspoken activist during against colonialism during the Algerian War. A member of the Réseau Jeanson or Jeanson network, he cooperated with Algeria's National Liberation Front in the fight for Algerian independence. He also wrote the first feature-length film chronicling Algerian Independence, entitled So Young a Peace, which was entered into the 4th Moscow International Film Festival.[1]

Life and Work[edit]

Charby was born Jacques Charbit in Paris.


  1. ^ "4th Moscow International Film Festival (1965)". MIFF. Retrieved 2012-12-08. 

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