Monday, February 23, 2015

That was Snowden's girlfriend on stage for 'Citizenfour' win at the Oscars


When the journalists behind the documentary Citizenfour took to the stage to the accept the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature on Sunday, they stood alongside a young woman who you may not have recognized.

Lindsay Mills has been central to the life of whistleblower Edward Snowden, on whom the film is focused

The award-winning film, directed by Laura Poitras, charts the initial meeting in Hong Kong with Poitras, journalist Glenn Greenwald and Snowden, who leaked National Security Agency (NSA) documents on a domestic surveillance program targeting Americans' phone and email records. Both Poitras and Greenwald accompanied Mills to accept the award. Read more...

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