Birthplace: Boston, MA
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Film Director
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: My Country, My Country
Documentary filmmaker. Her work includes:
- Flag Wars (2003), about gentrification in Columbus, OH
- My Country, My Country (2006), about the US occupation of Iraq
- The Oath (2010), a study of two former associates of Osama bin Laden
- O'Say Can You See (2011), an installation including footage from September 11th and interviews with Guantanamo Bay detainees.
Along with Glenn Greenwald, Poitras was a recipient of Edward Snowden's leaked trove of classified documents.
University: San Francisco Art Institute
University: Public Engagement, The New School (1996)
MacArthur Fellowship 2012
Freedom of the Press Foundation
FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
The Oath (Jan-2010)
Flag Wars (10-Mar-2003)
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