Laura Poitras Collection [DVD]

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Laura Poitras Collection [DVD]

Laura Poitras Collection [DVD]

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The hundreds of heavily redacted documents reveal that the FBI conducted physical and digital surveillance of her, sent FBI agents to her film screenings, subpoenaed her private communications, and conducted a classified counterintelligence investigation.

Drama is this [she picks up a plastic honey container and moves it a few inches away to another spot on the table]. In the film, he argues that one of the women in question had potentially alternate motivation because she founded Gothenburg’s largest lesbian nightclub. In May 2017, WikiLeaks' four lawyers publicly wrote an opinion piece for Newsweek stating that the film serves to undermine WikiLeaks at a time when the Trump administration announced that it intends to prosecute journalists, editors and associates of WikiLeaks.More Secrets on Growing State Surveillance: Exclusive Part 2 with NSA Whistleblower, Targeted Hacker, Democracy Now! Poitras was one of the journalists who worked with Snowden to publicize the information along with journalist Glenn Greenwald.

Laura Poitras ( / ˈ p ɔɪ t r ə s/; [3] born February 2, 1964) [4] is an American director and producer of documentary films. I'm bringing these ideas about drama, which are old ones, into these kinds of contemporary forums and finding those stories. On November 30, 2020, Poitras was fired by First Look Media, the parent company of The Intercept, allegedly in relation to her criticism of The Intercept's handling of the Reality Winner controversy. CITIZENFOUR,” her third in a trilogy of films about post-9/11 America, won an Oscar for Best Documentary, as well as awards from BAFTA, the Independent Spirit Awards, and the Director’s Guild of America. Journalist John] Bruning's book claims that the battalion suspected the doctor of being an insurgent.He stated that the program he worked on had been designed for foreign espionage, but was converted in 2001 to spying on citizens in the United States, prompting concerns by him and others that the actions were illegal and unconstitutional and that led to their disclosures.

S. Government, which she speculates is because of a wire transfer she sent in 2006 to Riyadh al-Adhadh, the Iraqi medical doctor and Sunni political candidate who was the subject of her 2006 documentary My Country, My Country. It also will screen at the 2022 New York Film Festival, [71] where it will be the festival's centerpiece film and the official poster will be designed by Goldin. The filmmaker Laura Poitras profiles William Binney, a 32-year veteran of the National Security Agency who helped design a top-secret program he says is broadly collecting Americans' personal data. In 2014, Poitras told the Associated Press she was editing the film in Berlin because she feared her source material would be seized by the government inside the U. S. [61] Film executive Harvey Weinstein said Citizenfour had changed his opinion about Edward Snowden, describing the documentary as "one of the best movies, period.She is a founding board member of the Freedom of the Press Foundation, on the advisory board of Forensic Architecture, and a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences. Poitras was asked if she would hazard an entry into the United States and she responded that she planned to attend an April 11 event, regardless of the legal or professional threats posed by US authorities. Part one of the trilogy, “ My Country, My Country,” about the occupation of Iraq, was nominated for an Academy Award.



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