Laura Poitras is a documentary filmmaker, journalist, and artist. She is currently finishing a trilogy of films about post-9/11 America. The first film My Country, My Country, focused on the Iraq War and was nominated for an Academy Award in 2007. The second film, The Oath, was about Guantanamo, and it won a cinematography award at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.
Child artist. Born and raised in LA. There must be more to life; wants to fight the good fight. College. Political theory. Feminism. Activism. Study abroad. Foreign languages. East coast. Public radio. Cable access. Documentary filmmaker. Love. Friendship. Loss. Discovery. There is more to life; each day counts. Boston and New York. Middle age artist.
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