Laura Poitras

Sackler Documentary — Columbus Theatre

(3.16) Oscar nominated feature documentary “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed” follows the life of artist Nan Goldin and the downfall of the Sackler family, the pharmaceutical dynasty largely responsible for the opioid epidemic’s unfathomable death toll. The film relates the photographer’s struggle with OxyContin and her protest against the art establishment that took money […]

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Catch Up On Oscar Noms At Columbus Theatre

If some of today’s Oscar nominated movie titles were unfamiliar to you, you are not alone. Fortunately, Tom Weyman, director of programming over at the Columbus Theatre, is on the job. The theater has been screening more movies lately, and he has several of these lesser-known titles in the pipeline. This weekend on Friday, (1/27)

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Citizenfour At Cable Car

Whether you’re fer or agin whistleblower Edward Snowden, the documentary “Citizenfour” should be of interest. I’m fer. I am glad that the trampling of our civil liberties by the NSA came to light when it did. The government claims that sensitive information on foreign surveillance has also been compromised, but if the government is so

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