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The Battle of Algiers
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DUKE CAMPUS—No classic film has been brought forth to testify to the present the way Gillo Pontecorvo's imperishable drama of anti-colonialist warfare in Algeria has. The free screening takes place in Griffith Auditorium at 7 p.m., which will be followed by refreshments and a panel with Peter Euben and Melanie Mitchell of the Kenan Institute for Ethics on torture, counterinsurgency and other sugarplums of Dick Cheney's dreams. Visit for more info. If you miss this screening, don't fret: the Full Frame doc fest will present a remastered print on Friday, April 13 at the Carolina Theatre at 6 p.m., in a screening introduced by Mira Nair (The Namesake). —David Fellerath

UNC CAMPUS—Join Playmakers Repertory Company for Pierre Corneille's The Illusion, adapted by Tony Kushner, a tale of a prideful man who believes he is dying and seeks to be reunited with his estranged son. Tonight's showing is at 8 p.m. in the Center for Dramatic Art. Tickets are $24. For more info, call 962-7529 or visit —Iesha Brown

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