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Oscar-Winning Documentarian Laura Poitras Is Emerging—Carefully—Into the Spotlight

whitneymuseum: “I’m interested in going back to these themes of the war on terror. What does it mean? How can we understand it on more human terms?” —Laura Poitras talks to Vogue about her first solo museum exhibition, opening at the Whitney next week.

from Rotten Tomatoes


Edward Snowden kicked off a German screening of Citizenfour, Laura Poitras’ documentary about the mass surveillance system he exposed. His remarks opened the documentary film festival, Dok Leipzig 2014.


Laura Poitras 2014, Documentary documentary film director and producer Film executive Harvey Weinstein said Citizenfour had changed his opinion about Edward Snowden, describing the documentary as "one of the best movies, period."


Laura Poitras filming the NSA Utah Data Repository construction in 2011. Photograph by Conor Provenzano ----- Laura Poitras filmt die NSA und macht 2016 eine Ausstellung mit "immersiven Environments" im Whitney Museum

How Laura Poitras Helped Snowden Spill His Secrets - Snowden: "I was surprised to realize that there were people in news organizations who didn’t recognize any unencrypted message sent over the Internet is being delivered to every intelligence service in the world.”

Documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras in Berlin. From NYT Article: How Laura Poitras Helped Snowden Spill His Secrets. Photo by: Olaf Blecker


NYFF 2014: Edward Snowden documentary 'Citizenfour' jolts film world

Laura Poitras - NYFF 2014: Edward Snowden documentary 'Citizenfour' jolts film world

from WIRED

These Are the Emails Snowden Sent to First Introduce His Epic NSA Leaks

Edward Snowden's first emails as Citzenfour to Laura Poitras are a piece of history in themselves. With Poitras' permission, WIRED reveals excerpts.


The woman who documented Edward Snowden - The Boston Globe

Laura Poitras’s film, “Citizenfour,’’ is already generating Oscar buzz.

from the Guardian

Citizenfour's Laura Poitras suing US government over 'harassment'