Breaking Waters

Photographer Myrto Papadopoulos supports the Moving Docs campaign to raise awareness about child refugees in Europe. 

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Spies, Inc: the NSA’s catastrophic outsourcing failure – and what it means for surveillance today

In our first post in the run-up to the premiere of A Good American, we introduced ThinThread: the most powerful surveillance tool you’ve probably never heard of. This groundbreaking model of digital information mapping was, its proponents argued, proof that you can track the bad guys without infringing the privacy of the innocent.

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Coming up with this solution did not win Bill Binney and his NSA colleagues any accolades though. Instead, their programme was scrapped and their homes were raided by the FBI, and the government began spying on its citizens in an unprecedented way.

The reasons would appear to be depressingly familiar – according to the whistleblowers, it was money, greed and corruption that led the US government down this path.

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The most powerful surveillance tool you’ve (never) heard of

In the first of a series of posts on the upcoming film A Good American, we look at the extraordinary surveillance program that caused NSA analyst-turned-whistleblower Bill Binney so many problems. What, exactly, was ThinThread?

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Variety reviews 'Presenting Princess Shaw'

Variety gives a glowing review to Ido Haar's Presenting Princess Shaw.

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Martha & Niki - Trailer

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Where the Children Sleep

This year, Moving Docs and CineDoc - Greece are focusing on child refugees and their pressing need for education. The war in Syria has continued for almost five years and more than two million children have fled the war, leaving their friends, homes, schools and beds behind.

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The Guardian gives 'Sonita' 5 stars

The Guardian reviews Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami's Sonita and gives the film 5 stars.

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Becoming Zlatan - Trailer

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THUMP interviews Susanne Regina Meures

THUMP, the electronic music and culture channel from VICE, interviews Susanne Regina Meures, Raving Iran's director, who followed two DJs at the centre of Tehran's underground techno scene.

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Moving Docs raises awareness about child refugees

Moving Docs is launching a campaign to raise awareness about child refugees in Europe.

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