Edward Snowden Film ‘Citizenfour’ Wins Oscar for Best Documentary!


citizenfourAt the Oscars award ceremony this week, a film about whistleblower Edward Snowden won an award for “best documentary.” The film, CitizenFour, was directed by Laura Poitras, who accepted the award along with Journalist Glenn Greenwald and Snowden’s girlfriend, Lindsay Mills. During her acceptance speech, Poitras said that, “The disclosures of Edward Snowden don’t only expose a threat to our privacy but to our democracy itself. When the most important decisions affecting all of us are being made in secret, we lose our ability to check the powers that control.” Read Full Article


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