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Brooklyn Academy of Music Presents: Laura Poitras and Edward Snowden with Brian Lehrer

Fri, Mar 11, 2016  7:30 PM

Location: Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Peter Jay Sharp Building, Howard Gilman Opera House

In this very special event hosted by the Brooklyn Academy of Music as part of BAM’s multi-day festival, RadioLoveFest, WNYC’s Brian Lehrer will interview filmmaker Laura Poitras and former intelligence officer Edward Snowden, the subject of Poitras’ Academy Award-winning film Citizenfour (2014). Using a live video link, Lehrer, Poitras and Snowden will discuss the intersection of human rights, privacy, and national security, and more.

Please note: This event takes place at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Peter Jay Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11217. Tickets are required, and may be purchased on BAM’s website

Laura Poitras. Photograph by Olaf Blecker; Edward Snowden. Courtesy Praxis Films/ACLU

Laura Poitras. Photograph by Olaf Blecker; Edward Snowden. Courtesy Praxis Films/ACLU

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