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  • An eye on the unconventional: 'Life Itself,' 'Citizenfour'

    An eye on the unconventional: 'Life Itself,' 'Citizenfour'
    Getting rabid Chicago Bulls fan Gene Siskel to see "Hoop Dreams" was easy enough, but talking fellow film critic Roger Ebert into slotting a three-hour sports-focused documentary into his Sundance schedule was no mean feat. "Roger," the veteran...
  • To stop the government from collecting our phone records, pass the USA Freedom Act

    Almost a year and a half after Edward Snowden revealed that the government was collecting the telephone records of millions of Americans, Congress may be about to end that program — if it doesn't succumb to specious arguments from defenders of the...
  • In attack on encryption, FBI director ignores those who need protection

    The leaks of celebrity photos stored on iCloud or exchanged via Snapchat have focused the public's attention on how insecure their data are. And yet FBI Director James Comey is trying to persuade us that we face the opposite risk: The personal data on...
  • FBI director warns new phone encryption could thwart probes

    FBI director warns new phone encryption could thwart probes
    U.S. FBI Director James Comey on Thursday made his strongest comments yet about encryption features built into new cell phones by Google Inc and Apple Inc , warning they could hurt law enforcement efforts to crack homicide and child exploitation cases....
  • Leon Panetta's 'Worthy Fights' critiques Obama's policies

    Leon Panetta's 'Worthy Fights' critiques Obama's policies
    As a young Republican in 1969, Leon Panetta joined the Nixon administration as the director of the Office of Civil Rights. Panetta worked to integrate Southern schools, but after discovering that Richard Nixon's White House was trying to delay...
  • In 'Citizenfour,' Laura Poitras feels heat of telling Snowden's story

    In 'Citizenfour,' Laura Poitras feels heat of telling Snowden's story
    The word "risky" is thrown around often in the film world, usually when personalities embark on a new direction or a commercially challenging project. But Oscar-nominated director Laura Poitras faced a different type of hazard with her latest film,...
  • Watch: First Trailer for Edward Snowden Documentary 'Citizenfour'

    As the first trailer for the Edward Snowden documentary "Citizenfour" reveals, there's nothing more chilling than a real-life thriller. The teaser, which was released on Friday before the film's world premiere at the New York Film Festival, where it...
  • Film Review: 'Citizenfour'

    No amount of familiarity with whistleblower Edward Snowden and his shocking revelations of the U.S. government's wholesale spying on its own citizens can prepare one for the impact of Laura Poitras' extraordinary documentary "Citizenfour." Far from...
  • NYFF 2014: Edward Snowden documentary 'Citizenfour' jolts film world

    Many documentaries seek to kick-start environmental movements, reverse death row sentences or even change legislative policy. But few come with the kind of ideological ambition of the Edward Snowden study "Citizenfour," a movie of grand scope that...
  • Edward Snowden and girlfriend reunited in Moscow, new documentary shows

    Edward Snowden and girlfriend reunited in Moscow, new documentary shows
    Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor who blew the whistle on the U.S. government's mass surveillance programs, has been reunited in Russia with his long-time girlfriend, according to a new documentary shown on Friday....
  • Challenging search for Nobel peace laureate in world beset by war

    Challenging search for Nobel peace laureate in world beset by war
    In a world racked by war, atrocities and treason, the search for a worthy Nobel Peace Prize laureate presents a daunting challenge this year. Where on the planet can a man, woman or organization be found to have alleviated the bloodshed and cruelty that...