Laura Poitras appears in the following:
Friday, February 13, 2015
Laura Poitras, documentary filmmaker and director of Citizenfour, was contacted by Edward Snowden when he chose to leak classified information about the surveillance excesses of the NSA.
Friday, October 24, 2014
The documentary filmmaker recounts what happened when she received messages from someone calling himself "citizen four." He turned out to be whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
More than a year after NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden revealed the extent of the government's surveillance programs, a new documentary chronicles Snowden's story.
Friday, April 20, 2012
Laura Poitras, documentary filmmaker, National Security Administration whistle-blower William Binney, and Jacob Appelbaum, computer security researcher, privacy advocate, hacker, and human rights activist, talk about the "surveillance teach-in" they will be conducting tonight as part of the Whitney Biennial.
EVENT: Friday, April 20, 2012 7:30 PM at the Whitney Museum | More Information
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Laura Poitras, documentary filmmaker and director of The Oath, discusses the film about Osama Bin Laden's bodyguard Abu Jandal and her two years spent filming in Yemen.
Friday, May 07, 2010
Filmmaker Laura Poitras
discusses her documentary “The Oath,”
about the divergent paths of Osama bin Laden’s bodyguard, Abu Jandal, and driver, Salim Hamdan. Their intertwined personal stories shed light on a world that has confounded the West, and the film offers an unsettling glimpses of the international impact ...