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The Oath

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DIRECTED BY Laura Poitras

Abu Jandal and Salim Hamdan are brothers in law with interesting careers. Jandal is Osama Bin Laden’s personal bodyguard who breaks his oath with Al-Qaeda, while the Hamdanr is hired to become Bin Laden’s personal driver. Acadmey Award nominee Laura Poitras (My Country, My Country) helms this doc about two men on the side of the war on terror, from a perspective not readily available on the nightly news.