Sunday, February 8, 2015

Snowden documentary CitizenFour wins DGA award for director Laura Poitras

A documentary about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has won the prestigious Directors Guild Award as best movie in the category. Laura Poitras, the director of Citizenfour, received her award at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Saturday.

It was Laura Poitras’ first Directors Guild Award nomination. In 2006, her film My Country, My Country, about life for Iraqis under US occupation, was nominated for an Oscar.


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