Do you ever get the feeling that you’re being watched? That’s because you are. Today’s technology has allowed the NSA access to corruptly track/monitor private citizens without their consent. When Edward Snowden found out this information, he leaked it to the public because be believed they deserved to know the truth. Is he a traitor or a hero?
Academy Award winning director Oliver Stone, known for his controversial film themes, unveils this true story in his newest film Snowden. Oliver made his Comic-Con debut and was joined by the film’s lead actors Joesph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, and Zachary Quinto.
Attendees were treated to the never-before-seen trailer, panel discussion about making the film, what it means to be a true patriot, and what it took to perfect their roles. The panel closed with an audience Q&A where the panel discussed various topics, including the popular PokemonGo app! As a society we want our privacy, but are giving our consent to be tracked without a second thought.
Snowden is sure to touch on these dark themes and comes to theaters September 16th 2016.