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Laura Poitras United States, 2010

mpho3's rating of the film The Oath

Beautifully done. Not only does The Oath "shed light on the complex meanings jihad might have for a young Muslim man, ... Poitras takes on the very notion of pledging an oath and what it means for a thinking, constantly transforming individual [of any ilk] to swear loyalty to an idea or an institution that itself undergoes ideological shifts depending on political context." - Irina Leimbacher, Film Comment