Director Laura Poitras, awarded for this film in Venice, shows the life and work of famous photographer Nan Goldin from the perspective of her social involvement. The founder of PAIN (Prescription Addiction Intervention Now) defends people addicted to painkillers and fights their corrupt manufacturers
Laura Poitras is a documentary filmmaker who won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for Citizenfour. She won an Independent Spirit Award for My Country, My Country, which was released in the U.S. by Zeitgeist Films and broadcast on PBS’s P.O.V. Both My Country, My Country and her Creative Capital project The Oath are part of a trilogy titled The New American Century, about post-9/11 America. Poitras is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and Peabody Award. Before making documentaries, she worked as a professional chef. Poitras lives in New York City and teaches documentary filmmaking at Yale University.
2003 Flag Wars
2006 Mój kraju! / My Country, My Country
2010 Przysięga / The Oath
2016 Ryzyko / Risk
2021 Terror Contagion (short)
2021 Rok nieustającej burzy / The Year of the Everlasting Storm