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Laura Poitras Collection [DVD]

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Assange alleges in the film that he is the victim of a radical feminist conspiracy over his being wanted for questioning on sexual assault allegations by the Swedish authorities.

mins) 18:00 BST / 13:00 EST This introductory session will feature a welcome from CIJ Director James Harkin and Freedom of the Press Executive Director Trevor Timm, as well as a special discussion between Jessica Bruder and Laura Poitras moderated by James Marcus. All the Beauty and the Bloodshed is a 2022 documentary film which examines the life and career of photographer and activist Nan Goldin and her efforts to hold Purdue Pharma, owned by the Sackler family, accountable for the opioid epidemic.

In response to a Glenn Greenwald article on this issue, a group of film directors began a petition to protest against the government's actions towards her. Poitras co-directed, produced, and shot her documentary, Flag Wars (2003), about gentrification in Columbus, Ohio.

S. intelligence activities, which earned her the 2013 Polk award [42] and contributed to the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service awarded jointly to The Guardian and The Washington Post.

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. Her film Citizenfour, the third instalment of her post-9/11 Trilogy, won an Academy Award for Best Documentary, along with awards from the British Academy of Film, Independent Spirit Awards, Director’s Guild of America, and Emmy Awards. Instead she studied at the San Francisco Art Institute with experimental filmmakers Ernie Gehr [21] and Janis Crystal Lipzin.

Her film CITIZENFOUR won an Academy Award for Best Documentary, along with awards from BAFTA, Directors Guild of America, Independent Spirit Awards, Gotham Awards, German Filmpreis, and Cinema Eye Honors, among others. The NSA reporting by Poitras, Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill, and Barton Gellman contributed to the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service awarded jointly to The Guardian and The Washington Post. More Secrets on Growing State Surveillance: Exclusive Part 2 with NSA Whistleblower, Targeted Hacker, Democracy Now! 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. After completing My Country, My Country, Poitras claims, "I've been placed on the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) watch list" and have been notified by airport security "that my 'threat rating' was the highest the Department of Homeland Security assigns".According to Variety, the film shows Assange is "willing to put everything on the line, risking imprisonment and worse to publish information he believes the public has a right to know". Curated by Jay Sanders, the exhibition featured a series of new immersive installations: Anarchist, O’Say Can You See, Bed Down Location, Disposition Matrix, November 20, 2004, and Last Seen. 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. I'm bringing these ideas about drama, which are old ones, into these kinds of contemporary forums and finding those stories. We are very excited to welcome everyone to The Intercept, a publication of First Look Media (FLM).

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