2010. USA. Laura Poitras. 96 min.
Sunday, March 3, 2013, 2:30 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
2010. USA. Directed by Laura Poitras. Filmed in Yemen and Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, The Oath interweaves the stories of Abu Jandal, Osama bin Laden’s former bodyguard, and Salim Hamdan, a prisoner at Guantánamo facing war crimes charges. The unfolding narrative is filled with plot reversals and betrayals that ultimately lead to Osama bin Laden, 9/11, Guantánamo, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Winner of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival Excellence in Cinematography Award: Documentary. Courtesy of Zeitgeist Films. (POV) 96 min.
In the Film exhibition Documentary Fortnight 2013: MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film and Media
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