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Laura Poitras


Laura Poitras was born on February 2, 1964 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She is a producer and cinematographer, known for Citizenfour (2014), The Oath (2010) and Flag Wars (2003). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 27 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Peace in the Valley (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2016 Speaking Is Difficult (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2015 Notes from the Border (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2015 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- 1971 (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2015 The Surrender (Documentary short) (producer)
 2014 Citizenfour (Documentary) (producer)
 2014 Chokepoint (Documentary short) (producer)
 2014 1971 (Documentary) (co-executive producer)
 2014 Evaporating Borders (Documentary) (executive producer)
  P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (producer - 2 episodes, 2006 - 2010) (consulting producer - 1 episode, 2013)
- High Tech, Low Life (2013) ... (consulting producer)
- The Oath (2010) ... (producer)
- My Country, My Country (2006) ... (producer)
 2013 The Engineer (Documentary) (consulting producer)
 2011 O'Say Can You See (Short) (producer)
 2011 The Law in These Parts (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2010 The Oath (Documentary) (producer)
 2006 My Country, My Country (Documentary) (producer)
 2003 Flag Wars (Documentary) (producer)
 1998 Free Tibet (Documentary) (associate producer)
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[on the death of Albert Maysles] This is a tragic loss for filmmakers around the world. Al touched so many lives with his camera. Through his lens he expressed profound empathy for the people he filmed. I first saw Gimme Shelter (1970) when I was 14 and it changed my life. His work inspired generations of filmmakers, and paved new ground for non-fiction storytelling. His body of work is as vital ... See more »

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Lives in Berlin, Germany. See more »

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