Oct 13, 2014

Citizenfour is a documentary directed by Laura Poitras about Edward Snowden and the mass surveillance he disclosed in 2013.

Watch it online: Citizenfour

Citizenfour review – Poitras' victorious film shows Snowden vindicated, Laura Poitras’ documentary disentangles NSA surveillance and plots the story of Edward Snowden in Hong Kong and Moscow - Glenn Greenwald working with second leaker - Snowden’s girlfriend living with him in Moscow, Spencer Ackerman, The Guardian, Oct 11, 2014.

Edward Snowden's girlfriend living with him in Moscow, film revealsLindsay Mills, thought to have been deserted by Snowden before NSA revelations, appears beside whistleblower in Citizenfour, Ewen MacAskill, The Guardian, Oct 11, 2014.
Snowden told the Guardian: “I hope people won’t see this as a story about heroism. It’s actually a story about what ordinary people can do in extraordinary circumstances.”

How Laura Poitras Helped Snowden Spill His Secrets, Peter Maass, The New York Times, Aug 13, 2013

Update: Oct 29, 2014

Ed Snowden taught me to smuggle secrets past incredible danger. Now I teach you. Micah Lee, The Intercept, Oct 28, 2014.

This article is full of interesting backgrounds written by Micah Lee, who helped Snowden in his contacts with the journalists Poitras and Greenwald. For example Snowden earlier had an idea about a website called www.supportonlinerights.com – at the moment this url directs to this article.


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