Laura Poitras

“This is not the film I thought I was making,” Laura Poitras admits.
Outstanding Achievement in Editing Making a Murderer The Times of Harvey Milk Directed by Moritz Siebert and Estephan Wagner
The outspoken director talked Trump with fellow documentarians Laura Poitras and Kirsten Johnson.
Documentary filmmakers gathered at Criterion offices the day after presidential election 2016 to celebrate Kristen Johnson's
On Friday night, Oliver Stone's new movie, Snowden, premiered at the Toronto Film Festival. Early reviews were embargoed until then. But I can tell you, from the reaction of a tony crowd at a summer screening in East Hampton, let the award season begin with this movie.
(Video Courtesy of Keegan Stephan©) (Photo Courtesy of Jenna Pope© - August, 2012 - Republican National Convention, Tampa
After watching this Astro Noise exhibition I could not help feeling a bit schizoid. At the museum restaurant or cafeteria
The show has a similar effect that watching Citizenfour for the first time has: the guttural sensation of witnessing something
Homeland Is Not a Series is a quick, interesting, quirky and insightful look at what has come to be known as "The Homeland Incident," showing now on Field of Vision.
Michael Moore's latest satiric film, Where to Invade Next, travels to Finland and Tunisia among other places with a central conceit: Countries most Americans wouldn't imagine to be so advanced are doing some things better than we are, so why not learn from them, and get our shit together?
Everyone who has an opinion on the Edward Snowden revelations should watch this film. Everyone who has an opinion on the USA PATRIOT Act should tune in. Disturbed by the National Security Agency's actions? Check your local listings for when the PBS show Independent Lens airs. I say all this, mind you, before I've even seen the film.
I am honored to present exclusive audio of a Q&A with Citizenfour Director Laura Poitras, which took place as part of the Talking Pictures program at the 2015 Palm Springs International Film Festival.
Indeed, there was no elephant-in-the-room in the spacious Alice Tully Hall: Every woman presenting, from Jane Fonda to Elisabeth Moss, spoke about Redford's good looks. But clearly, he is much more than eye candy.
Late Thursday night, New York Times media columnist David Carr was pronounced dead at the age of 58, having collapsed earlier
Citizenfour chronicles the eight days Poitras, Glenn Greenwald and Ewan MacAllister of The Guardian spent with Edward Snowden in Hong Kong as he handed over classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the NSA.
Reported.ly is a step forward for the media company after months of internal conflict and concerns regarding editorial control
The annual celebration of indie films kicking off the vibrant awards season every year gets more glamorous, honoring the outstanding and risk-taking films that are going to make it to Oscars.
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