Laura Poitras Collection [DVD]

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Laura Poitras Collection [DVD]

Laura Poitras Collection [DVD]

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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. Kidnapping, assassination and a London shoot-out: Inside the CIA's secret war plans against WikiLeaks". I'm bringing these ideas about drama, which are old ones, into these kinds of contemporary forums and finding those stories. Laura Poitras ( / ˈ p ɔɪ t r ə s/; [3] born February 2, 1964) [4] is an American director and producer of documentary films.

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". With Laura Poitras' re-cut 'Risk,' a director controversially changes her mind about Julian Assange". After receiving no response to her FOIA request, Poitras filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice and other security agencies in July 2015. 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.She worked on a series of immersive installations for her first solo museum exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art. 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. 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.

The lawyers also scrutinize the way in which Poitras changed the film after its premiere in 2016 as well as other critical aspects. However, after finishing Sudbury Valley School, she moved to San Francisco and lost interest in becoming a chef.Her Oscar-nominated film My Country, My Country, the first film in her Post-9/11 Trilogy, documents the U. 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. Laura Poitras documentary on Nan Goldin's campaign against the Sacklers to show at New York Film Festival".

She filmed, edited, and produced Channel 4's alternative to the Royal Christmas Message by Queen Elizabeth II in 2013, the " Alternative Christmas Message", featuring Edward Snowden. 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.The Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) is a think-tank, alternative university and an experimental laboratory set up to train a new generation of reporters in the tools of investigative, in-depth, and long-form journalism across all media. 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. On March 21, 2014, Poitras joined Greenwald and Barton Gellman via Skype on a panel at the Sources and Secrets Conference to discuss the legal and professional threats to journalists covering national security surveillance and whistleblower stories, like that of Edward Snowden.



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