Citizenfour Wins Best Documentary Feature
The Edward Snowden documentary was directed by Laura Poitras, who accepted the award Sunday night
Citizenfour won Best Documentary Feature at the Oscars on Sunday night.
The film beat out Finding Vivian Maier, Last Days in Vietnam, The Salt of the Earth and Virunga.
“I would like to thank the documentary community who support each other so deeply,” filmmaker Laura Poitras said while accepting the Oscar for the film, about controversial whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Notable past winners include 20 Feet from Stardom, Searching for Sugar Man, The Cove, An Inconvenient Truth, March of the Penguins and Bowling for Columbine.