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Citizenfour wins Oscar for Best Documentary and airs tonight on HBO

At the 2015 Oscars, Laura Poitras’ documentary featuring Edward Snowden won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

You can watch Poitras’ acceptance speech here.

The now award-winning documentary Citizenfour debuts on television this evening at 9 p.m. ET on HBO and is available for streaming online.

Watch the trailer below.

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Street Artist Banksy’s Documentary, Exit Through The Gift Shop, Now Streaming on Netflix

Banksy’s critically acclaimed Exit Through the Gift Shop is streaming on Netflix. If you have a subscription, watch this documentary. It is a must-see for anyone interested in street art and graffiti.

IMDb gave it 8.1 out of 10, and the top reviewer said, “Despite being directed by a street artist and evidently put together from thousands of different tapes, Exit Through the Gift Shop is amazingly well directed. It doesn’t feel hyped, it doesn’t seem to lie or exaggerate the happenings and the fact that an interesting, motivated and special character gets to portrait everything from an outside view is fascinating to watch.”

On Rotten Tomatoes, it received a 96 percent from critics and 92 percent from audience reviews.  “Banksy exposes the con-job that is modern art for what it is,” said Roger Moore from Movie Nation.

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From Mitt Romney to Friedrich Nietzsche, Five Must-Watch Documentaries

1. Samsara

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This visually striking masterpiece can not be accurately described in words, partly because it uses none. Without dialogue, Samsara weaves an epic tale through powerful imagery of sweeping landscapes and diverse cultures all over the world. I promise it’s worth your while.

The full documentary is streaming on Netflix.

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PBS Frontline documentary United States of Secrets investigates Edward Snowden leaks: “The Guinness is good”

 Edward Snowden: National hero or traitor?

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