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Trailer Watch: Gibney's 'We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks,' Taut Chronicle of Assange-Manning Ordeal

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood March 21, 2013 at 2:13PM

Check out the taut new trailer for prolific documentarian Alex Gibney's "We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks," chronicling the incendiary non-profit organization, with particular emphasis on the 2010 leak of Baghdad airstrike footage by military intelligence officer Bradley Manning. The doc debuted at Sundance.
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"We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks"
"We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks"

Check out the taut new trailer for prolific documentarian Alex Gibney's "We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks," chronicling the incendiary non-profit organization, with particular emphasis on the 2010 leak of Baghdad airstrike footage by military intelligence officer Bradley Manning. The doc debuted at Sundance.

Wikileaks chief Julian Assange is a hot cinema subject in 2013, with Gibney's doc hitting theaters May 24, and Bill Condon's dramatized account "The Fifth Estate," starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the white-blond Assange, slated for an Oscar-friendly November 15 release.

Our TOH! interview with Gibney discussing "We Steal Secrets," Assange and Manning is here.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.