Public Programs

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

FRI, Mar 11, 2016
7:30 pm

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