‘Citizenfour’ Trailer Released Ahead Of Laura Poitras’ Edward Snowden Film

Posted by Mike Confino, October 11, 2014

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When National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden reached out to Laura Poitras in January 2013, the documentary filmmaker knew just what to do: Make a documentary.

She had recently won a MacArthur “Genius Grant” in 2012 and was already several years into making a film about surveillance in the post-9/11 era when Snowden contacted her under the name “citizen four.”

via ‘Citizenfour’ Trailer Released Ahead Of Laura Poitras’ Edward Snowden Film.