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  • 'Citizenfour,' 'Point and Shoot' among IDA Documentary Awards nominees

    National Security Agency document leaker Edward Snowden, unlikely Libyan revolutionary Matthew VanDyke and prolific amateur photographer Vivian Maier are some of the subjects of films nominated Wednesday for this year's International Documentary Assn....
  • 'Citizenfour' a compelling look at Edward Snowden's actions

    'Citizenfour' a compelling look at Edward Snowden's actions
    Be afraid. Be very afraid. This in essence is the message of "Citizenfour," Laura Poitras' highly anticipated documentary on Edward Snowden's decision to expose the National Security Agency's ravenous appetite for clandestinely collecting the personal...
  • Radius-TWC Chief on 'Citizenfour': 'It's Going to Get Heated'

    "Citizenfour" rode the national debate over Edward Snowden to a smashing debut at the art house box office this weekend, positioning itself as one of the year's few documentary success stories. The intimate account of the computer analyst's decision to...
  • PopPolitics: Laura Poitras on Edward Snowden's Reaction to 'Citizenfour' (Listen)

    "Citizenfour" enjoyed a strong box office debut this weekend along with some very good reviews. The reaction from the subject of the movie, Edward Snowden, was of reluctance at being at the center of a story that needed to be told. Director Laura...
  • PopPolitics: Norman Lear on the Showdown That Almost Nixed 'All in the Family' (Listen)

    Twenty minutes before "All in the Family" was to debut on the East Coast, Norman Lear was threatening to walk out in protest over CBS censors' threats to remove one line from the show. On the latest episode of Variety's "PopPolitics," airing Thursdays...
  • Rachel Marsden: Canadian attack prompts absurd reactions

    PARIS -- Some warped minds believe that when a nation suffers a terrorist attack, it somehow deserved it and should set about doing some soul searching. Implicit in this argument is the notion that the attacker was somehow justified in his heinous actions...
  • In attack on encryption, FBI director ignores those who need protection

    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...