In January 2013, Laura Poitras began to receive encrypted e-mails signed by one “Citizenfour”, which claimed to have evidence of illegal surveillance programs run by the NSA in collaboration with other intelligence agencies worldwide. Five months later, along with journalists and Ewen MacAskill Glenn Greenwald he flew to Hong Kong for the first of many encounters with an anonymous man who turned out to be Edward Snowden. For your meetings, always she traveled with a camera. The resulting film is the story unfolding before our eyes in this documentary.
Director: Laura Poitras
Writers: Laura Poitras
Stars: Documentary, Edward Snowden, Ewen MacAskill, Glenn Greenwald, Jacob Appelbaum, Jeremy Scahill, Julian Assange, Laura Poitras, Lindsay Mills, William Binney
Production Co: Praxis Films
Country: United States