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Alex Gibney (born October 23, 1953) is an American documentary film director and producer. In 2010, Esquire magazine said Gibney "is becoming the most important documentarian of our time".


His works as director include Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (nominated in 2005 for Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature); Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (short-listed in 2011 for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature); Casino Jack and the United States of Money; and Taxi to the Dark Side (winner of the 2007 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature), focusing on an innocent taxi driver in Afghanistan who was tortured and killed at Bagram Air Force Base in 2002.



In 2013 Alex Gibney released a film about Wikileaks, Julian Assange and Bradley Manning, "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks". Wikileaks asserts that the film is rife with factual errors and misrepresentations. The Wikileaks criticism of the film begins with the very title, as Wikileaks denies that it does, in fact, "steal secrets", and its criticism of the film continues with a long list of what it claims are falsehoods and misrepresentations made by the film.

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Created by Wright, Dan Futterman and Alex Gibney, the government-centered docudrama features a large cast that includes Jeff Daniels, Michael Stuhlbarg, Peter Sarsgaard and Alec Baldwin, and it has attracted a fair amount of attention in New York and Washington, where airplanes hijacked by ...
The show's core creative team is composed of "Looming Tower" author Lawrence Wright and executive producers Dan Futterman and Alex Gibney. The three collaborators come from different worlds: Futterman made his mark in scripted entertainment ("Capote"), Wright has written a great deal of serious ...

Instead Wright and his good buddy, documentarian Alex Gibney, set out to corral the 480-page book, which spans five decades and multiple continents, into a digestible, 10-part series that begins ahead of the 1998 bombing of the U.S. embassy in Nairobi, Kenya and ends with September 11, 2001. It would ...
Welcome to "Remote Controlled," a podcast from Variety featuring the best and brightest in television, both in front of and behind the camera. In this week's episode, Variety's executive editor of TV Debra Birnbaum talks with Alex Gibney, Lawrence Wright, and Dan Futterman, the executive producers of ...
For the non-fiction community, HBO Documentary Film's annual Sundance party last month was the place to be. Major directors such as Alex Gibney, Lucy Walker and Ondi Timoner rubbed shoulders with up-and-comers and many of the established filmmakers who were to be launching non-fiction titles, ...

EXCLUSIVE: HBO is developing Alex Gibney's cyberwarfare project Stuxnet (working title) as a miniseries with Downton Abbey producer Carnival Films. Related · 'Zero Days' Helmer Alex Gibney On Stuxnet, The Piece Of Malware That Launched A New Era Of Cyber... I hear the Time Warner-backed ...
From Icarus and Making a Murderer to Heroin(e) and Amanda Knox, Netflix's original documentaries have a reputation for being superb. Even when you keep in mind those lofty standards, Dirty Money is something special. Executive produced by Alex Gibney, the docu-series watches as six separate ...
Alex Gibney was born in New York City in 1953 and educated at Yale and UCLA film school. He was 52 when he scored his first major success as a documentary film-maker with Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005). Three years later, he won a best documentary Oscar with Taxi to the Dark Side.
Dirty Money is the most fun you can have while being pissed off. Overseen by veteran filmmaker Alex Gibney, who also directed the first episode, it's billed as a six-part Netflix documentary series. But it plays more like a miniature film festival, consisting of self-contained documentaries with different subjects, ...
"Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind," directed by Marina Zenovich and produced by Alex Gibney and Shirel Kozak, made its debut at the Sundance Film Festival on Friday night to a sold-out crowd. Audience members diligently followed the story of the award-winning actor from his childhood experiences ...
Alex Gibney, the director of Enron -- The Smartest Guys in the Room, is the guiding force behind this six-part series devoted to spotlighting the greed and corruption that infects corporate culture. Episodes include Drug Short, Erin Lee Carr's investigation into the money-grabbing tricks of Big PhaRMA that ...
... ancillary things like "is it good?" Dirty money, Netflix's new documentary series produced by popular Going Clear documentarian Alex Gibney, takes about two and a half episodes to "figure out." It's a series of six documentaries, all from different directors and all revolving around a singular theme: financial ...
About eight weeks ago, BBC Northern Ireland broadcast a panel discussion about No Stone Unturned: the new documentary by Oscar-winner Alex Gibney about the 1994 massacre of six innocent Catholic men in a pub in Loughinisland, and the alleged cover-ups by the RUC (Royal Ulster Constabulary) ...
With episodes directed by Alex Gibney (Going Clear: Scientology and the prison of Belief, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) as well as Erin Lee Carr, Kristi Jacobson, Jesse Moss, Brian McGinn, and Fisher Stevens, the series exposes the greed, corruption, and crime spreading through our global economy.
Corporate con artists and swindlers have a spotlight turned on them by Netflix's new documentary series Dirty money. Documentary filmmaking machine Alex Gibney and others helm six episodes that tackle corporate greed and corruption and the depressing reality that is the modern world as we know it.
Kew Media Group releases Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney's (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, Taxi to the Dark Side) latest documentary No Stone Unturned this coming Monday, with the film detailing the 1994 Loughinisland massacre where six men were killed when armed gunmen opened ...

... Newsroom character as FBI special agent John O'Neill, who assisted in the tracking of Osama bin Laden and died in the World Trade Center collapse on 9/11. Alec Baldwin pops in as George Tenet and Alex Gibney executive produces the series, which is Hulu's first real take on American political drama.
11 attacks works as an instantly absorbing 10-episode miniseries (produced by "Going Clear's" Alex Gibney and "Capote's" Dan Futterman) that plays a little like a late-'90s "Homeland," with an added, inexorable sense of dread about what's ahead. Jeff Daniels stars as FBI counterterrorism expert John ...
Dirty money: (Netflix) Alex Gibney and fellow documentary filmmakers investigate various criminal scandals in the business world, including a major bank's role in laundering drug money, the theft of $20 million worth of maple syrup and Volkswagen's deceit of government agencies in this new anthology ...
For all their box-office dominance, superhero movies are hardly ever given much love when it comes to awards season. Still, there are a few rare outliers each year, and this year is no exception--thanks mostly to Wonder woman. Now, though, another superhero movie has managed to sneak its way into ...
With No Stone Unturned, Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney whose powerful investigative documentaries include Taxi to the Dark Side, Going Clear and Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, sets out to uncover the truth behind the Loughinisland massacre and reveal why the case was not properly ...
'No Stone Unturned', the latest film from producer Trevor Birney and exec producer Brendan J Byrne at Fine Point films (Bobby Sands 66 Days) and written and directed by the Oscar-winning and prolific American-documentarian Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side), will be released on VOD on Monday 8th ...
"Long and detailed and frequently terrifying, Alex Gibney's documentary about a 1994 massacre in a pub in Northern Ireland is investigative journalism at its rigorous best." - SCREEN DAILY. Following its UK premiere at London Film Festival in October, Alex Gibney's latest documentary feature No Stone ...
Dirty money is an investigative series from Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney that provides an up-close and personal view into untold stories of scandal and corruption in the world of business. It uses firsthand accounts from perpetrators and their victims, combined with rarely-seen video footage. Produced ...
Zero Point Zero Productions' food expose Rotten debuts January 5, with Alex Gibney's Dirty money premiering January 26. ... "Hard Nox" (Directed by Alex Gibney) - Gibney reveals shocking new details about VW's corporate deceit, and exposes the unholy alliance between governments and automakers ...
Documentarian Alex Gibney says he got on board as an exec producer of Hulu's drama series The Looming Tower because it "seemed like a story that could not be told in pure documentary terms," but he knew his experience would be a "very useful" tool to "find the reality of the drama." Related.
Prolific documentarian Alex Gibney turns his lens on to Northern Ireland, with a typically forensic examination of an unsolved mass murder.
No Stone Unturned, Oscar winner Alex Gibney's film about one of the most notorious sectarian mass-killings of the Troubles, the Loughinisland ...
Alex Gibney's No Stone Unturned is an odd sort of documentary. The staggeringly prolific film-maker - veteran of investigations into ...
According to his narration in "No Stone Unturned," the director Alex Gibney stumbled upon the subject matter of this film while working on ...
Shame on nonfiction filmmaker Alex Gibney for making true-crime doc No Stone Unturned an irresponsible and potentially dangerous postmortem of the still-unsolved 1994 pub shooting in Northern Ireland that left six Loughinisland residents dead. Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side, Going Clear: Scientology ...
Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney veers from self-congratulatory segment to segment (I Earned the Trust of Ike Turner, Witness My Incursion ...
With their latest documentary, Rolling Stone: Stories From the Edge, directors Alex Gibney and Blair Foster stitch together old performance ...
The lost footage is just a fraction of the revelatory material in the new four-hour documentary, directed by Alex Gibney and Blair Foster, which ...
Alex Gibney is one of the stars of American documentary- making. His output includes Taxi to the Dark Side, which was about the torture and ...
The doc was co-directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney and Emmy-winning producer Blair Foster. The movie also will include previously unheard ...
As he did with his Frank Sinatra documentary All or Nothing At All the following year, director Alex Gibney (Going Clear, We Steal secrets) finds ...
In No Stone Unturned, Alex Gibney may want to replicate what he did so effectively in Mea Maxima Culpa, which spent an hour on a single ...
A documentary about the 1994 Loughinisland massacre in Northern Ireland is the rare Alex Gibney film that explores more than it illuminates.
... Not Hold" and "No Stone Unturned," a new work by Alex Gibney. One landmark event, under the heading "Claude Lanzmann's Four Sisters," ...
... to air a six-part documentary about American magazine Rolling Stone from UK independent producer Nevision and filmmaker Alex Gibney.
Down. The controversial police investigation that followed never led to a single conviction. Celebrated filmmaker Alex Gibney has reopened the ...
The two-part, four-hour presentation is directed by Oscar® winner Alex Gibney (HBO's "Taxi to the Dark Side" and "Going Clear: Scientology ...
HBO has the project in the U.S., and will run it over two nights, starting Nov. 6. In the U.K. it will play on the Sky arts channel. Channel director ...
No Stone Unturned (Spotlight on Documentary) Oscar-winning investigative documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney turns his sights on the 1994 ...
... are the subjects of this year's Milwaukee Film Festival tributes -- award-winning director Alex Gibney and author-film critic J. Hoberman.
Alex Gibney, one of America's most successful full-length documentary makers, will explore possible security force collusion in the Ulster ...
Alex Gibney, one of America's most successful full-length documentary makers, will explore possible security force collusion in the Ulster ...
Alex Gibney's No Stone Unturned will screen in LFF's Debate strand. From Jigsaw Productions and Fine Point films, the documentary reopens ...


 

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