Laura Poitras

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Born: 11/30/1963 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Filmography

Producer (6)

1971 2015 (Movie)

(Co-Executive Producer)

Evaporating Borders 2015 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Citizenfour 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Law in These Parts 2012 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Oath 2010 (Movie)

(Producer)

My Country, My Country 2006 (Movie)

(Producer)
Director (3)

Citizenfour 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

The Oath 2010 (Movie)

(Director)

My Country, My Country 2006 (Movie)

(Director)
Camera, Film, & Tape (3)

Convention 2010 (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

The Oath 2010 (Movie)

(Cinematographer)

My Country, My Country 2006 (Movie)

(Cinematographer)
Actor (1)

Real Time with Bill Maher 2015 (Tv Show)

Interviewee
Editor (1)

My Country, My Country 2006 (Movie)

(Editor)
Sound (1)

Citizenfour 2014 (Movie)

(Sound Recordist)
Other (1)

New Muslim Cool (TV Show)

Advisor

EDUCATION

San Francisco Art Institute

Milestones

2015

Wins Oscar for "Citizenfour"

2013

Meets Edward Snowden in Hong Kong

2010

Second part of her 9/11 trilogy, "The Oath," released

2006

Oscar nomination for "My Country, My Country"

2003

Wins Emmy and Peabody Awards for "Flag Wars"

Bonus Trivia

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Awarded a Genius Grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation in 2012.

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Participated in a 2012 exposition of contemporary American art at the Whitney Biennial.

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Co-produced "1971" (2014), a documentary about a raid of FBI offices in Pennsylvania during the eponymous year.

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Her computer, notes and work has allegedly been seized by government agents and gone unreturned for weeks as a result of her documentaries.

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