The Oscar-nominated documentary "citizenfour", directed by Laura Poitras, debuts on HBO Monday, Feb. 23rd (the day after the Academy Awards). It's the riveting story of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, who alerted the world-- through Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald-- to the extent of the NSA's data collection and analysis on people in the US and around the world. See the trailer here.
Matt Carey has written and produced multiple documentaries for CNN and contributed to CNN.com, TheWrap and Documentary magazine. He is based in Los Angeles