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    NYFF Documentaries: Political Cinema Horizons from RED ARMY to CITIZENFOUR

    For the first time in 52 years, the New York Film Festival has expanded to include a 15-film documentary sidebar. All the films suggest different ways of making political cinema. Do any of them offer real innovations or ways forward?

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    Why Laura Poitras' Snowden Doc 'CITIZENFOUR' Is an Oscar Frontrunner (Video)

    Laura Poitras's unflinching look at Edward Snowden's final days before blowing the whistle on NSA surveillance picked up raves at the New York Film Festival, and has now shot to the top of the Best Documentary Oscar pack. Here's why.

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    'Citizenfour' First Reviews: Edward Snowden Documentary Remakes History, and the Oscar Race

    Only weeks after its existence was announced, Laura Poitras' documentary premiered to a lengthy standing ovation and awestruck reviews.

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    Review: Edward Snowden Doc 'CITIZENFOUR' is a Bracing Look at NSA Whistleblower's Impact

    Laura Poitras' documentary on the NSA whistleblower tells you everything you already knew while hinting at a fascinating new chapter.

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    Watch: Edward Snowden Speaks Out in 'CITIZENFOUR' Trailer

    Find out what the controversial figure has to say in Laura Poitras' thrilling documentary.

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    New York Film Fest Slates Laura Poitras' Edward Snowden Doc 'CITIZENFOUR'

    The Film Society of Lincoln Center has added muckraking filmmaker Laura Poitras' Edward Snowden doc "CITIZENFOUR" to the New York Film Festival's Main Slate.

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