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Laura Poitras Collection [DVD]

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She filmed, edited, and produced Channel 4's alternative to the Royal Christmas Message by Queen Elizabeth II in 2013, the " Alternative Christmas Message", featuring Edward Snowden. Poitras was one of the journalists who worked with Snowden to publicize the information along with journalist Glenn Greenwald. The hundreds of heavily redacted documents reveal that the FBI conducted physical and digital surveillance of her, sent FBI agents to her film screenings, subpoenaed her private communications, and conducted a classified counterintelligence investigation. The second film of the trilogy, the Emmy-nominated The Oath, documents Guantanamo Bay Prison and the U. The Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) is a think-tank, alternative university and an experimental laboratory set up to train a new generation of reporters in the tools of investigative, in-depth, and long-form journalism across all media.

The NSA reporting by Poitras, Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill, and Barton Gellman contributed to the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service awarded jointly to The Guardian and The Washington Post. She worked on a series of immersive installations for her first solo museum exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art.The film was nominated for an Academy Award, won an Independent Spirit Award, and was named best documentary of the year by New York Film Critics Circle, Los Angeles Film Critics Association, and the National Society of Film Critics. In 2022, her documentary film, All the Beauty and the Bloodshed, which explores the career of Nan Goldin and the fall of the Sackler family, was awarded the Golden Lion, making it the second documentary to win the top prize at the Venice Film Festival. The Financial Times and its journalism are subject to a self-regulation regime under the FT Editorial Code of Practice. Laura Poitras' All the Beauty and the Bloodshed Tapped as New York Film Festival Centerpiece Selection".

Her film Citizenfour, the third instalment of her post-9/11 Trilogy, won an Academy Award for Best Documentary, along with awards from the British Academy of Film, Independent Spirit Awards, Director’s Guild of America, and Emmy Awards. According to Variety, the film shows Assange is "willing to put everything on the line, risking imprisonment and worse to publish information he believes the public has a right to know". It was preliminary work that was to be included in a documentary planned for release as the final part of the trilogy.Her film CITIZENFOUR won an Academy Award for Best Documentary, along with awards from BAFTA, Directors Guild of America, Independent Spirit Awards, Gotham Awards, German Filmpreis, and Cinema Eye Honors, among others. All the Beauty and the Bloodshed is a 2022 documentary film which examines the life and career of photographer and activist Nan Goldin and her efforts to hold Purdue Pharma, owned by the Sackler family, accountable for the opioid epidemic. Laura Poitras documentary on Nan Goldin's campaign against the Sacklers to show at New York Film Festival".

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