Citizenfour

Citizenfour

Directed by Laura Poitras

In January 2013, filmmaker Laura Poitras, working on a film about abuses of national security, started receiving encrypted emails from someone identifying himself as 'citizen four.' He said he was ready to blow the whistle on the massive covert surveillance programs run by the NSA and other intelligence agencies. In June 2013, she and reporter Glenn Greenwald had the first of many meetings with the man later revealed to be Edward Snowden. What was uncovered would make history.

In 2013, filmmaker Laura Poitras received encrypted emails from a mysterious 'citizen four' – later revealed to be NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Cast: Edward Snowden, Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald