Bernard-Henri Lévy is a French philosopher, filmmaker, activist and the author of over 30 books. Lévy’s work as an intellectual and writer is uniquely intertwined with humanitarian activism. 

Next week he will be the guest of honor at the Jerusalem Cinematheque’s Jewish Film Festival and on Sunday will receive a special award to coincide with the screening of the film The Will To See, based on his most recent book, The Will to See: Dispatches from a World of Misery and Hope, which was  released in October.  

 The Will to See follows Lévy in the year 2020 as he bore witness and reported from countries around the world overcome with suffering and disrupted by war.

KAN's Mark Weiss spoke with Bernard-Henri Lévy , first asking him about the film.