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.
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