Laura Poitras Collection [DVD]

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Laura Poitras Collection [DVD]

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Her most recent film, All the Beauty and the Bloodshed, premiered at the 2022 Venice Film Festival where it won the Golden Lion, only the second documentary to win the top prize in the festival’s history. CITIZENFOUR,” her third in a trilogy of films about post-9/11 America, won an Oscar for Best Documentary, as well as awards from BAFTA, the Independent Spirit Awards, and the Director’s Guild of America.

However, after finishing Sudbury Valley School, she moved to San Francisco and lost interest in becoming a chef. The film's distributor, Neon, said that the theatrical release would coincide with a retrospective of Goldin's work at the Moderna Museet, set to open October 29, 2022. Perspective With Laura Poitras' re-cut 'Risk,' a director controversially changes her mind about Julian Assange, Los Angeles Times. Her Oscar-nominated film My Country, My Country, the first film in her Post-9/11 Trilogy, documents the U.New York Film Festival Selects Laura Poitras Documentary All The Beauty And The Bloodshed As Centerpiece".

In June, she traveled to Hong Kong with Glenn Greenwald, and her video of Snowden revealing his identity was broadcast worldwide. 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. 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. 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. Kidnapping, assassination and a London shoot-out: Inside the CIA's secret war plans against WikiLeaks".

She has also received a Peabody Award, Guggenheim Fellowship, and grants from the Sundance Institute, Creative Capital, Vital Projects Fund, Cinereach, and others.

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. 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 2012, Poitras took an active part in the three-month exposition of Whitney Biennial exhibition of contemporary American art. Poitras was asked if she would hazard an entry into the United States and she responded that she planned to attend an April 11 event, regardless of the legal or professional threats posed by US authorities. In 2013, Poitras was one of the initial three journalists to meet Edward Snowden in Hong Kong and to receive copies of leaked NSA documents.

In 2022, her documentary film, All the Beauty and the Bloodshed, which explores the career of Nan Goldin and the fall of the Sackler family, was awarded the Golden Lion, making it the second documentary to win the top prize at the Venice Film Festival. Poitras co-directed, produced, and shot her documentary, Flag Wars (2003), about gentrification in Columbus, Ohio. Poitras said, "Nan's art and vision has inspired my work for years, and has influenced generations of filmmakers. Instead she studied at the San Francisco Art Institute with experimental filmmakers Ernie Gehr [21] and Janis Crystal Lipzin. Her sisters are Christine Poitras, an ESL teacher, and Jennifer Poitras, a disaster response planner and consultant.

Laura Poitras ( / ˈ p ɔɪ t r ə s/; [3] born February 2, 1964) [4] is an American director and producer of documentary films. Growing up, Laura planned to become a chef, and spent several years as a cook at L'Espalier, a French restaurant located in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood. She worked on a series of immersive installations for her first solo museum exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art. 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.

More Secrets on Growing State Surveillance: Exclusive Part 2 with NSA Whistleblower, Targeted Hacker, Democracy Now! I come from a filmmaking tradition where I'm using the camera—it's my lens to express the filmmaking I do. 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.



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