New York Film Festival 2014 #5: Edward Snowden Documentary "CitizenFour" Debuts

October 11, 2014 1:29 AM

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What if someone made a behind-the-scenes documentary film while Woodward and Bernstein were breaking Watergate? What if Deep Throat went on camera and made his case to the world? That's the exciting promise of Oscar-nominated filmmaker Laura Poitras's new movie CitizenFour.

Poitras of course was approached by whistleblower Edward Snowden (along with journalist Glenn Greenwald) about sharing a cache of classified documents that revealed wholesale spying on the American people and its allies, uncovered direct lies made by government officials to Congress under oath about...

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