The Oath

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 - 7:00pm

International House, 3701 Chestnut Street

The Oath

In collaboration with Penn Cinema Studies and International House Philadelphia

SCREENING
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.

Trailer

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.

Film is free and open to the public.

OTHER FILMS IN THIS SERIES

February 5, 7:00 pm
Operation Atropos (Coco Fusco, 2006)

February 19, 7:00 pm
Control Room (Jehane Noujaim, 2004)

March 26, 7:00 pm
Return (Liza Johnson, 2011)