Why to Watch - Citizenfour

Remember when we found out our government is 100% spying on every human (not sure about dinosaurs yet). The confirmation of this is terrifying, and this documentary is a masterpiece. Most films in this category are fictional badass journalism, this is some real-life baddass shit. If you don’t know the Edward Snowden story, you absolutely need to watch this, and if you are familiar, you also need to watch this…



Citizenfour (2014) Documentary, Biography, History | 114min | November 28, 2014 (United States) 8.0
Director: Laura PoitrasStars: Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, William BinneySummary: In January 2013, Laura Poitras started receiving anonymous encrypted e-mails from "CITIZENFOUR," who claimed to have evidence of illegal covert surveillance programs run by the NSA in collaboration with other intelligence agencies worldwide. Five months later, she and reporters Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill flew to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with the man who turned out to be Edward Snowden. She brought her camera with her. The resulting film is history unfolding before our eyes. —Anonymous


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