LAURA POITRAS, MACARTHUR FELLOW, ON DOMESTIC SURVEILLANCE IN THE POST 9/11 SECURITY STATE
Monday, October 22 at 1 pm
Filmmaker Laura Poitras, a newly named 2012 MacArthur Fellow, presents The Program, an Op-Doc for the New York Times on the N.S.A.’s top-secret domestic spying program. This documentary short is part of Laura Poitras’ recent body of work on the post-9/11 world. Laura herself has been placed on a government “watch list” and detained at the U.S. border numerous times during the completion of her film trilogy on the moral and human costs of the war on terror.
More information about Laura Poitras at www.praxisfilms.org/