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Sunday Cinema ~ Risk [M]
13 August, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Documentary ‧ 1h 37m
Filmed over six years, Risk (2016) is a character study that collides with a high stakes election year and its controversial aftermath. Cornered in a tiny building for half a decade, Julian Assange is undeterred even as the legal jeopardy he faces threatens to undermine the organization he leads and fracture the movement he inspired. Capturing this story, director Laura Poitras finds herself caught between the motives and contradictions of Assange and his inner circle.
Cast: Julian Assange, Sarah Harrison
**** Rottentomatoes rating: 86%
**** ‘A jaw-dropping profile of one man’s battle with world governments, common decency and his own out-of-control ego.’ ~ Tom Huddleston (Time Out)