Film Screening of "The Oath of Tobruk"
You are cordially invited to an exclusive film screening the Foreign Policy Initiative is co-hosting with the French-American Global Forum.
"The Oath of Tobruk"a documentary film about the fall of Moammar Qaddafi by Bernard-Henri Lévy
Tuesday, November 27
7:30 - 10:00 PM
la Maison Française
French Embassy, 4101 Reservoir Road NW
Introductory Remarks by:
Romuald Sciora, Founder and Director of the French-American Global Forum
and Jamie M. Fly, Executive Director of the Foreign Policy Initiative
A Conversation with Bernard-Henri Lévy will follow the screening
moderated by Eli Lake of The Daily Beast.
Directed by renowned French philosopher, journalist and filmmaker Bernard-Henri Lévy, THE OATH OF TOBRUK was made over the eight-month period of conflict that put an end to Moammar Qaddafi's reign in Libya. Levy documented the unfolding of the war and the spontaneous popular revolt that became a revolution through the efforts of the Libyan people in their country and in major cities including Paris, London and New York. The course of action taken by the Libyan people that was revealed in THE OATH OF TOBRUK exemplifies how ideas and convictions can change the course of history in the form of a political and humanitarian intervention that had otherwise seemed impossible.
The Foreign Policy Initiative seeks to promote an active U.S. foreign policy committed to robust support for democratic allies, human rights, a strong American military equipped to meet the challenges of the 21st century, and strengthening America’s global economic competitiveness.