May -  June  2015

Laura Poitras Film Festival The 9/11 Trilogy The Stories Beside the Stories

Director Poitras’s CITIZENFOUR won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 2015 Oscars.

 

CITIZENFOUR is the interview with whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong. It is the third in Poitras’s 9/11 TRILOGY

 

The TRILOGY films focus on issues post 9/11: post-invasion Iraq, Guantanamo Bay, the surveillance state.

 

Each film is based on an individual, with this focus a vehicle

for the examination of aspects of the ‘war on terror’, U.S. military

operations overseas and the expansion of the security state post - 9/11.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  11am daily   My Country, My Country (2006) 90 mins

                     and Saturday May 9, 7pm

 

  1pm daily     The Oath (2010)   96 mins

                     and Saturday May 16, 7pm

 

  3pm daily     CITIZENFOUR (2014) 114 mins

                     and Saturday May 23, 7pm

 

Dr Riyadh Al Admadh

My Country, My Country

Abu Jandal

The Oath

 

   On continuous loop on monitor:

 

   Three short films by Laura Poitras:

   The Program, 2012, 8 mins

 

   Death of a Prisoner, 2013, 9 mins

 

   PRISMwhistleblower, 2013, 12 mins

 

Edward Snowden and Laura Poitras

CITIZENFOUR

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