Laura Poitras Collection [DVD]

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Laura Poitras Collection [DVD]

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Perspective With Laura Poitras' re-cut 'Risk,' a director controversially changes her mind about Julian Assange, Los Angeles Times. Laura Poitras ( / ˈ p ɔɪ t r ə s/; [3] born February 2, 1964) [4] is an American director and producer of documentary films. Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald are the only two people with full archives of Snowden's leaked NSA documents, according to Greenwald. 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. 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".

On November 30, 2020, Poitras was fired by First Look Media, the parent company of The Intercept, allegedly in relation to her criticism of The Intercept's handling of the Reality Winner controversy.Then again, [Poitras] told me, the trigger may have been a wire transfer that she sent in 2006 to Dr. The NSA reporting by Poitras, Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill, and Barton Gellman contributed to the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service awarded jointly to The Guardian and The Washington Post. According to Variety, the film shows Assange is "willing to put everything on the line, risking imprisonment and worse to publish information he believes the public has a right to know". Laura Poitras' All the Beauty and the Bloodshed Tapped as New York Film Festival Centerpiece Selection". The documentary was based on interviews with William Binney, a 32-year veteran of the National Security Agency, who became a whistleblower and described the details of the Stellar Wind project that he helped to design.

The second film of the trilogy, the Emmy-nominated The Oath, documents Guantanamo Bay Prison and the U. On August 22, 2012, in a forum of short documentaries produced by independent filmmakers, The New York Times published an "Op-doc" produced by Poitras entitled The Program. 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.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. Part one of the trilogy, “ My Country, My Country,” about the occupation of Iraq, was nominated for an Academy Award. 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. 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.

In 2012, Poitras took an active part in the three-month exposition of Whitney Biennial exhibition of contemporary American art.We are very excited to welcome everyone to The Intercept, a publication of First Look Media (FLM). Mike Flemming, Documentary Directors Protest Homeland Security Treatment Of Helmer Laura Poitras, Deadline Hollywood, April 9, 2012. 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.



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