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Director Laura Poitras (1964)

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Citizenfour

Director: Laura Poitras
Genre: Documentary (Movies)
Cast:
Edward Snowden
Edward Snowden
Glenn Greenwald
Glenn Greenwald
William Binney
William Binney
In January 2013, Laura Poitras, an American documentary film director/producer who had been working for several years on a film about monitoring programs in the United States that were the result of the September 11 attacks, receives an encrypted e-mail from a stranger who calls himself “Citizenfour”. In it, he offers her inside information about illegal wiretapping practices of the US National Security Agency (NSA) and other intelligence agencies. In June 2013, accompanied by investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald and The Guardian intelligence reporter Ewen MacAskill, she travels to Hong Kong with her camera for the first meeting with “Citizenfour” in a ...