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POV | The Oath | Meeting Osama bin Laden | PBS Former Osama bin Laden bodyguard Abu Jandal talks about meeting bin Laden for the first time. Airing on September 21, 2010 at 10pm, POV on PBS (Check your local listings). Filmed in Yemen and Guant?namo Bay, Cuba, The Oath interweaves the stories of Abu Jandal, Osama bin Laden's former bodyguard, and Salim Hamdan, a prisoner at Guant?namo facing war crimes charges. Directed by Laura Poitras (Flag Wars, POV 2003; the Oscar?-nominated My Country, My Country, POV 2006), The Oath unfolds via a narrative rife with plot reversals and betrayals that ultimately leads to Osama bin Laden, 9/11, Guant?namo and the U.S. Supreme Court. Winner of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival Excellence in Cinematography Award: Documentary. A co-production of ITVS in association with American Documentary/POV.
Length: 08:58


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