In collaboration with Penn Cinema Studies and International House Philadelphia
The Oath (dir. Laura Poitras, 2010, 96 min.)
The fates of two brothers-in-law once close to Osama bin Laden are tracked in this documentary by Oscar-nominee Poitras that challenges America's post-9/11 strategy.
WOMEN FILM THE WAR ON TERROR FILM SERIES
Speaking through different genres and cultural contexts, women filmmakers explore the consequences of today's wars at home and abroad. Film and feminist theory scholar Karen Beckman, who directs this year's Penn Humanities Forum on Violence, will introduce each screening and host informal audience discussions.