Thursday, November 23, 2017

Laura Poitras

Wednesday, May. 3, 2017

With all the weighty and momentous issues raised in "Risk," Laura Poitras' fascinating, thorny, and remarkably timely documentary on Julian Assange, one of the more subtly illuminating scenes is about something as inconsequential as a haircut.

The WikiLeaks founder is getting his locks...

Monday, Apr. 17, 2017

Laura Poitras' travel nightmare began more than a decade ago when the award-winning filmmaker started getting detained at airports every time she tried to set foot back in the United States.

She was stopped without explanation more than 50 times on foreign travel, and dozens more times on...

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Imagine if Bob Woodward's clandestine meetings in a Washington D.C. parking garage with Deep Throat had been documented — or, better yet, filmed by Woodward, himself.

The analogy isn't perfect, but that's about the closest equivalent to Laura Poitras...

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

With an uncommon view of history in action, a new documentary captures Edward Snowden's leak of NSA documents as it unfolded in a Hong Kong hotel room.

Laura Poitras' highly anticipated documentary "Citizenfour" premiered Friday night at the New York...