Bernard-Henri Lévy: “My confinement, I spent it on the roads of the world”


INTERVIEW – The new film by the philosopher filmmaker entitled “Another Idea of ​​the World”, broadcast this evening on Canal + at 9:05 p.m., is the poignant result of a year 2020 that BHL spent traveling the planet – Syria, Ukraine, Iraq, Libya, Nigeria, Somalia, Afghanistan… —to bear witness to those who fight for freedom. Interview truth.

After the publication in early May of his book On the road of nameless men (Grasset), Bernard-Henri Lévy returns with a shocking film also taken from his year spent in the most exposed regions of the world. First broadcast tonight exclusively on Canal +, Another idea of ​​the world hits theaters in November.

LE FIGARO. – What does your film bring that is different from your book, since both are based on the same reports?

Bernard-Henri LÉVY. – In the book, I explain the reasons for my commitment, the meaning of my life, my creed; and that, nothing does it better than literature. On the other hand, to show the heroism of the Kurdish combatants who dream, like all women in the world, of leading a normal life, of having a lover, of starting a family, but who face Erdogan or Daesh and are, for that, the sentries of the free world, nothing beats a movie. The same goes for the images we bring back from Kabul. Or from the front line in Somalia.

The film

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