The story of the hacktivists
December 12, 2012 7:40 PM Subscribe
It’s amazing the Anonymous documentary We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists
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ever saw the light of day.
It’s not that no theaters wanted to show it — it performed well at film festivals — or that filmmaker Brian Knappenberger didn’t want to release it. He just couldn’t finish it. And that’s just the way it goes when you’re making a documentary about an ever-expanding and ever-evolving group like Anonymous. (via Wired)
"The film is most illuminating in showing how democratic practice can still find a new voice and innovative means with each generation." - NYTimes review
"... theirs is an increasingly rare spirit of revolt. "Expect us," they say, though the meaning of that warning remains in flux; the evolution toward a consistency of ideals has proved as tricky as Knappenberger makes it engrossing and essential to watch." - Village Voice review
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of the documentary.