List of Algerian films

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This is a list of films produced in Algeria.

Best Algerian films[edit]

As of 29 August 2016
Film Directed Release dates Language Film genre Awards
The Battle of Algiers (معركة الجزائر) Gillo Pontecorvo 8 September 1966 Arabic, French historical war film Italy Golden Lion
The Winds of the Aures (ريح الاوراس) Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina 1966 Arabic, French drama war film
Hassan Terro (حسان التيرو) Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina 1968 Algerian Arabic war comedy film
Z (زاد) Costa-Gavras 26 February 1969 French, Russian, English political thriller United States Academy Award
United States Golden Globe Award
Patrol east (دورية نحو الشرق) Amar Laskri 1971 Arabic drama war film
L'Opium et le Bâton (الأفيون والعصا) Ahmed Rachedi July 1971 Arabic, French drama war film
Vacation Inspector Tahir (عطلة المفتش الطاهر) Moussa Haddad 1973 Algerian Arabic comedy film
Inspector Tahar scors the goal (ألمفتش ألطاهر يسجل ألهدف) Kaddour Brahim Zakaria 1975 Algerian Arabic comedy film
Children November (أولاد نوفمبر) Kaddour Brahim Zakaria 1975 Algerian Arabic drama war film
Chronicle of the Years of Fire (وقائع سنين الجمر) Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina 26 November 1975 Arabic, French drama Historical film France Palme d'Or
Omar Gatlato (عمر قتلتوا الرجلة) Merzak Allouache 1976 Arabic, French drama film
Hassan Taxi (حسان تاكسي) Mohamed Slim Riad 1982 Algerian Arabic comedy film
Sandstorm (رياح رملية) Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina May 1982 French drama film
The Epic of Cheikh Bouamama (الشيخ بوعمامة) Benamar Bakhti 1985 Arabic historical war film Portugal Festroia Festival
La Citadelle (قلعة) Mohamed Chouikh 1989 Arabic comedy film Portugal Festroia Festival
Le Clandestin (الطاكسي المخفي) Benamar Bakhti 1991 Algerian Arabic comedy film
Family As Other (عائلة كي الناس) Ammar Trepache 1992 Algerian Arabic comedy film
Carnaval fi Dachra (كرنفال في دشرة) Mohamed Oukassi 1994 Algerian Arabic comedy film
Bab El-Oued City (باب الواد سيتي) Merzak Allouache 10 November 1994 Algerian Arabic drama film Belgium FIPRESCI Award
Dust of Life (غبار الحياة) Rachid Bouchareb 18 January 1995 French drama film United States Young Artist Award
Inch'Allah Dimanche (إن شاء الله الأحد) Yamina Benguigui 14 September 2001 Algerian, Kabyle, French drama film Canada Toronto Festival
Rachida (رشيدة) Yamina Bachir 21 May 2002 Arabic, French drama, Civil War film
Days of Glory (بلديون) Rachid Bouchareb 2006 Arabic, French drama war film
Délice Paloma (بالوما فرحة) Nadir Moknèche 11 July 2007 French drama Romantic film France Lumières Award
Outside the Law (خارجون عن القانون) Rachid Bouchareb 22 September 2010 Arabic, French drama film
The Repentant (التائب) Merzak Allouache 18 May 2012 Arabic drama film India FIPRESCI Award
Zabana! (زبانة) Saïd Ould Khelifa 7 September 2012 Arabic drama film
Twilight of Shadows (غروب الظلال) Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina 24 August 2014 Arabic drama film
L'Oranais (الوهراني) Lyes Salem 6 September 2014 Arabic, French Drama Historical film
Sun doors: Algeria forever (أبواب الشمس: الجزائر إلى الأبد) Jean-Marc Minéo 18 March 2015 Arabic Action film

A[edit]

  • 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)

B[edit]

  • 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)

C[edit]

  • 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)

D[edit]

  • 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)

E[edit]

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

F[edit]

G[edit]

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

H[edit]

  • 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)

I[edit]

  • 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?

J[edit]

  • Jean Farès (2001)
  • Jowjet libni (1982), also known as Wife for My Son, A

K[edit]

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

L[edit]

  • Leïla et les autres (1977)
  • Little Senegal (2001)
  • Louss, warda al-rimal (1988)

M[edit]

  • 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)

N[edit]

O[edit]

P[edit]

R[edit]

S[edit]

  • 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)

T[edit]

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

U[edit]

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

V[edit]

  • 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)

W[edit]

  • Walo Fendo (1999)
  • West Indies (1979)

Y[edit]

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

Z[edit]

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

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