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CFE film series: Citizenfour

January 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

After Laura Poitras received encrypted emails from someone with information on the government’s massive covert-surveillance programs, she and reporter Glenn Greenwald flew to Hong Kong to meet the sender, who turned out to be Edward Snowden.

“documentary of the year … allows the viewer to experience, first-hand, history being made”

— Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail

“A gripping and chilling behind-the-scenes insight into privacy, paranoia, politics, and the man at the centre of a complex issue – Edward Snowden”

— Sarah Ward, ArtsHub

““Citizenfour” stands alone in evoking the modern state as an unseen, ubiquitous presence, an abstraction with enormous coercive resources at its disposal.”

– A. O. Scott, New York Times

 

Introduction by Blake Fitzpatrick, Chair, Ryerson’s School of Image Arts.

Co-sponsored with the Documentary Media Research Centre at Ryerson University

This event is free and no registration is required.

Please contact cfe@ryerson.ca if you require accommodation to ensure inclusion in this event

Details

Date:
January 8, 2019
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Website:
https://cfe.ryerson.ca/events/cfe-film-series-citizenfour

Organizer

Centre for Free Expression
Phone:
4169795000
Email:
cfe@ryerson.ca
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Venue

School of Image Arts, Ryerson University
122 Bond St.
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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