When:
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 6:00p -
7:30p

Where:
MIT List Visual Arts Center
20 Ames St.
Cambridge, MA 02142

Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Film

Event website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-citizenfour-2014-dir-laura-poitras-tickets-35431376200

This Thursday evening feature documentary film screening is presented in conjunction with List Projects: Civil Disobedience. Screenings take place in Bakalar Gallery.

Citizenfour. 2014. Directed by Laura Poitras
114 min.

Laura Poitras’s 2014 documentary takes its point of departure in the filmmaker receiving encrypted emails from someone with information on the government’s massive covert-surveillance programs. Poitras and reporter Glenn Greenwald meet the informant in Hong Kong to learn the alias “CITIZENFOUR” belongs to Edward Snowden, a high-level former CIA analyst. What unfolds is the handing over of classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the National Security Agency (NSA) and eventually, Snowden’s current asylum in Russia.

All programs are free and open to the general public. RSVPs are required. Please register using the link attached under "Event Website."

For more information, contact:

Emily Garner
eagarner@mit.edu

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