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Sunday, October 14 • 4:45pm - 8:00pm
Alamo Drafthouse x WIRED25: Gattaca Screening Hosted by Edward Snowden FULL
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When former intelligence officer Edward Snowden revealed in 2013 that the NSA was seizing the private records of billions of people, he helped spark the most significant reforms to U.S. surveillance policy since 1978—and his story read like a science fiction novel. In a special virtual conversation, Snowden will join former WIRED editor-in-chief Katrina Heron for a discussion about technology and its potentially dystopian future. Their conversation will be followed by a screening of Gattaca—the science fiction flick about space travel and eugenics—at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.

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Katrina Heron

Former Editor-in-Chief, WIRED
Katrina Heron was Editor-in-Chief of WIRED from 1998 to 2001. She joined the magazine in 1995, when it was still independently owned, and led its transition into the Condé Nast fold, while increasing readership to then record levels. Katrina had previously been an editor at The New... Read More →
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Edward Snowden

Former Intelligence Officer
Edward Snowden served for nearly a decade with the CIA, the Defense Intelligence Agency, and the National Security Council as an expert on technology and cybersecurity. In 2013 he revealed that the NSA was seizing the private records of billions of people who were not suspected of... Read More →

Sunday October 14, 2018 4:45pm - 8:00pm PDT
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - New Mission 2550 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110