The Oath of Tobruk

2012, France, 100m, DCP

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Screened January 11, 2020

Part of the program

Tracking six months of behind-the-scenes work in war-torn Libya, Lévy bargains with the emergent National Transitional Council and urges Western leaders to use military force against Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Lévy’s courageous hands-on intervention helps build the international consensus for UN military action, while his camera captures the awe inspiring Libyan landscape. 

In French with English Subtitles

A film by Bernard-Henri Lévy Marc Roussel

Produced by François Margolin

Poignant, insightful.”

The Telegraph