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The oath

Author: Laura PoitrasNasser al- BahriOsvaldo GolijovPraxis Films.Independent Television Service.All authors
Publisher: [New York] : Zeitgeist Films, [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A spectacularly gripping documentary that unfolds like a great political thriller. It's the cross-cut tale of two men whose fateful meeting propelled them on divergent courses with Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, 9/11, Guantanamo, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Looks at the lives of Abu Jandal, Osama Bin Laden's bodyguard, and Salim Hamdan, Bin Laden's driver. The Oath offers a rare window into a hidden realm and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Trials, litigation, etc
Named Person: Salim Ahmed Hamdan; Nasser al- Bahri
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Poitras; Nasser al- Bahri; Osvaldo Golijov; Praxis Films.; Independent Television Service.; American Documentary Films.; Zeitgeist Films.
OCLC Number: 644738048
Language Note: English and Arabic dialogue; English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced in 2010.
Special features: additional footage; theatrical trailer; and My country, my country trailer.
Container insert has a director's statement from Laura Poitras.
Credits: Editor/co-producer, Jonathan Oppenheim ; cinematography, Kirsten Johnson, Laura Poitras ; composer, Osvaldo Golijov.
Performer(s): With Abu Jandal (a.k.a. Nasser Al-Bahri) and the words of Salim Hamdan.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 leaflet.
Details: DVD; NTSC, widescreen; stereo., 1.85:1 aspect ratio.
Contents: Brothers --
Meeting bin Laden --
Guilt by association --
The one of death --
Hamdan v. Rumsfeld --
Tom and Jerry --
Sisters --
Prosecution --
The art of affecting --
"The emir of hospitality" --
Squandered opportunity --
The Dialogue Committee --
Interrogation --
Verdict --
The verse of the Throne --
End credits.
Other Titles: POV (Television program)
Responsibility: a Zeitgeist Films & Independent Television Service production in association with American Documentary, P.O.V. ; director/producer, Laura Poitras ; a co-production of Praxis Films and the Independent Television Service (ITVS).

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A spectacularly gripping documentary that unfolds like a great political thriller. It's the cross-cut tale of two men whose fateful meeting propelled them on divergent courses with Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, 9/11, Guantanamo, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Looks at the lives of Abu Jandal, Osama Bin Laden's bodyguard, and Salim Hamdan, Bin Laden's driver. The Oath offers a rare window into a hidden realm and the international impact of the U.S. War on Terror.

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