CitizenFour – humanising the whistleblower Edward Snowden while letting his secrets speak for themselves #nihrf

When reaching out to journalists prior to leaving the NSA along with gigabytes of secret documentation, Edward Snowden signed off his emails as ‘CitizenFour’. It’s also the name chosen by Laura Poitras for the third film in her post-9/11 surveillance trilogy. We are building the greatest weapon for oppression in the history of man, yet [NSA] directors exempt themselves from accountability. NSA director Keith Alexander lied to congress, which I can prove. Poitras and Glenn Greenwald travelled out to Hong … Read more