- Original title
- Running time
- 114 min.
- United States
Kirsten Johnson, Trevor Paglen, Laura Poitras, Katy Scoggin
Documentary | Spy Film. Computers / Internet
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- Synopsis / Plot
- In January 2013, Laura Poitras started receiving anonymous encrypted e-mails from "Citizenfour," who claimed to have evidence of illegal covert surveillance programs run by the NSA in collaboration with other intelligence agencies worldwide. Five months later, she and reporters Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill flew to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with the man who turned out to be Edward Snowden. She brought her camera with her. The resulting film is history unfolding before our eyes.
: Academy Awards: Best Documentary Feature
: BAFTA Awards: Best Documentary
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Documentary
: Los Angeles Film Critics: Best Documentary
: Gotham Awards: Best Documentary
: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Documentary Feature
: Satellite Awards: Best Documentary
: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Documentary
2014: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Documentary
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Best Director /Documentary
: German Film Awards: Lola Best Documentary
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