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Citizenfour Documentarian Debuts Trailer for New Film About Wikileaks

Filmmaker Laura Poitras has been documenting Julian Assange’s exploits for six years. In that time, the Wikileaks founder has gone from liberal darling to Sarah Palin’s favourite rootin’-tootin’-techy-guy. Now, Poitras has reached a point that she feels the story can be told and she’s released a trailer for her new film Risk. Read More >>

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Ed Snowden Film Citizenfour Awarded Oscar for Best Documentary in 2014

Citizenfour, Laura Poitras's riveting documentary about Edward Snowden's efforts to shed light on gross surveillance abuses by the United States government and its partners, just won the 2014 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Read More >>

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Why the Woman Who Found Snowden Doesn’t Want More Whistleblowers

A few days ago, I found myself in a crowded Manhattan office watching Laura Poitras sign posters for her new documentary. Each signature appeared above the film's title — Citizenfour — and below the film's subject: Edward Snowden. She didn't think she had time, but her handler insisted. Read More >>