Film still from citizenfour of Edward Snowden outside wearing a black tshirt

Laura Poitras, Citizenfour, (film still), 2006. 114min., colour, sound.



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Fridays January 17 and January 31
Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario

Directed by Laura Poitras
2014, 114 min.

A gripping real life thriller, Citizenfour captures filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald's encounters with former U.S. National Security Agency analyst Edward Snowden. From hotel rooms in Hong Kong to an airport in Moscow, they document what happens to the whistleblower after he decides to hand over classified documents.

This screening is part of a film series inspired by the exhibition Hito Steyerl: This is the future.

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