The Oath
//Features

The Best Documentaries of 2010 | 13 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

A remarkable number of documentaries challenged basic assumptions about structure and representation, faith and truth.

The Best Independent / International Films of 2010 | 2 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

PopMatters launches our six-day look at 2010's best film, TV and DVDs by spotlighting the 25 best indie and international films of the year, highlighted by a host of superb documentaries, a stellar film from China and one of the finest works of "hillbilly noir" ever.

//Reviews

'The Oath': American Intelligence Gets it Wrong | 26 Oct 2010 // 4:00 PM

With The Oath, director Laura Poitras highlights the contradictions and failures of America's "war on terror".

'The Oath' Is a Stellar Documentary and a Perfect 10 | 20 May 2010 // 11:01 PM

Abu Jandal's multiple lives seem as difficult to juggle as others'. Gauging responses and reading contexts, he is, as The Oath presents him, in process.

//Blogs

'The Oath' Re-airs on PBS' POV 16 August | 15 Aug 2011 // 10:59 PM

Driving a taxi in Sana'a, Yemen's capital, Abu Jandal says the job lets him "go out and mingle with people," and as often as he

//Mixed media
//Blogs

"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" Is Cute but Spooky

// Short Ends and Leader

"This flick is a superficial but eye-popping survey for armchair nature tourists.

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