Laura Poitras

1964 - Today

Laura Poitras

Laura Poitras (; born February 2, 1964) is an American director and producer of documentary films. She lives in New York City.Poitras has received numerous awards for her work, including the 2015 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for Citizenfour, about Edward Snowden, while My Country, My Country received a nomination in the same category in 2007. She won the 2013 George Polk Award for national security reporting related to the NSA disclosures. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laura Poitras has received more than 1,022,367 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 896th most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Laura Poitras ranks 897 out of 1,305Before her are Jack Bender, Edgar Wright, Tian Zhuangzhuang, Tomas Alfredson, Nana Jorjadze, and Aaron Norris. After her are Paul Scheuring, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Joe Ranft, Jean-Marc Vallée, Mark Sandrich, and Randall Wallace.

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Among people born in 1964, Laura Poitras ranks 205Before her are Johan Bruyneel, Sebastiano Rossi, Dan Sullivan, Moussa Dadis Camara, Doug Aldrich, and Paul Le Guen. After her are Thomas Berthold, Christopher Judge, Dana Plato, Tim Blake Nelson, Manuel Jiménez Jiménez, and Magnus Wislander.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Laura Poitras ranks 6,066 out of 12,171Before her are Ken Leung (1970), John Anderson (1907), Vinny Appice (1957), Alexandra Paul (1963), Dave Franco (1985), and Marco Beltrami (1966). After her are Paul Scheuring (1968), Blanche Sweet (1896), Alice Faye (1915), Christopher McDonald (1955), Fred Agabashian (1913), and Bob McAdoo (1951).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Laura Poitras ranks 228Before her are Tay Garnett (1894), Cameron Crowe (1957), Gregory La Cava (1892), William C. deMille (1878), Julius J. Epstein (1909), and Jack Bender (1949). After her are Paul Scheuring (1968), Joe Ranft (1960), Randall Wallace (1949), John Carl Buechler (1952), Steven Zaillian (1953), and Candida Royalle (1950).

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