NSA-Snowden documentary ‘Citizenfour’ wins an Oscar

NSA-Snowden documentary 'Citizenfour' wins an Oscar

A documentary that outlined how Edward Snowden revealed the NSA’s knowledge surveillance program to the world has simply gained an Oscar. Citizenfour director Laura Poitras has a monitor document of great documentaries, together with My Nation, My Nation and The Oath, however the PRISM documentary marks her first Oscar win. Following the award, host Neil Patrick-Harris made a fast lil’ treason joke at Snowden’s expense, probably lacking the gravitas of a narrative that dominated the information agenda for over a yr. In response to the award, Snowden stated: “”My hope is that this award will encourage extra individuals to see the movie and be impressed by its message that unusual residents, working collectively, can change the world.” We have added the complete assertion after the fold. (Are you able to guess who ‘Citizenfour’ truly was in the long run? Trace: It isn’t Patrick-Harris)

“When Laura Poitras requested me if she might movie our encounters, I used to be extraordinarily reluctant. I am grateful that I allowed her to influence me. The result’s a courageous and sensible movie that deserves the honour and recognition it has acquired. My hope is that this award will encourage extra individuals to see the movie and be impressed by its message that unusual residents, working collectively, can change the world.” – Edward Snowden

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