"The Oath" Documentary Film Screening

April 03, 2011 • 3:00 PM • Law School 4042

The Program in Public Law and Duke Law ACS are honored to host Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras for a a film screening of her most recent documentary, "The Oath," which has won awards at both the Sundance Film Festival and the Berlin International Film Festival. "The Oath" tells the story of Salim Hamdan, Osama bin Laden's former driver and the Guantanamo detainee who lent his name to the landmark Supreme Court case, Hamdan v. Rumsfeld. Please join us for introductory remarks with Poitras and attorney Charlie Swift from 3:00 to 3:30 PM, followed by the film screening from 3:30 to 5:00 PM, and a reception and signing event from 5:00 to 5:30 PM. This event will be webcast. For more information, please contact Dana Norvell at