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About Mani Sharpe

Mani Sharpe is a PhD student in film studies in the School of Languages at Newcastle University in the UK.

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Gender, myth, nationalism: Gillo Pontecorvo's The Battle of Algiers

Algeria partnershipIn its framing techniques, Pontecorvo’s film arguably defines the ‘people’ in fundamentally masculine terms; as a Revolution comprised of male ‘heroes’ and martyrs.

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