Laura Poitras

Film

'Risk' Is a Weirdly Satisfying Look into the Life of Julian Assange

Laura Poitras's new documentary offers a thrilling and intimate look into the life of one of the most controversial journalists in the world.
Brandon Harris
5.21.16
Art

Photographer Annie Leibovitz Captures Badass 'WOMEN' in a New Series

Among them are Malala Yousafzai, Gloria Steinem, and Laura Poitras.
Beckett Mufson
3.23.16
Art

Valentine's Day Hangover? Try Hoverboard Porn: Last Week in Art

And Johnny Depp as Donald Trump signals a happy President's Day for all!
Sami Emory
2.15.16
Art

Laura Poitras' First Solo Show Makes the Surveillance State Visible

"Astro Noise," which opens today at the Whitney Museum of American Art, marks the "CITIZENFOUR" filmmaker's first ever solo museum exhibition.
Sami Emory
2.5.16
Art

Anti-NSA Pandas by Ai Weiwei and Jacob Appelbaum Go Digital

'Panda to Panda' gets immortalized on an exclusive Electric Objects digital picture frame.
Beckett Mufson
10.1.15
Film

5 Oscar-Winning Documentary Tips from the 'Citizenfour' Team

Oscar-winning filmmakers Laura Poitras and Glenn Greenwald explain how to make a great documentary.
Beckett Mufson
2.24.15
Stuff

A New Documentary Followed Edward Snowden from the Moment He Blew the Whistle

We spoke to director Laura Poitras about her new film, <i>Citizenfour</i>.
Georgia Rose
10.30.14
tech

The 'Hacker Wars' Documentary Does Hacktivism No Favours

Vivien Lesnik Weisman's documentary is little more than a valentine to the internet trolls who gave her access.
DJ Pangburn
10.23.14
News

WikiLeaks Might Cause a Shitstorm This Week

They know the name of a volatile country that the NSA is spying on.
Patrick McGuire
5.21.14