‘Killswitch’, A Documentary About Aaron Swartz, Edward Snowden, and the Nature of Online Information

Killswitch is a feature-length documentary directed by filmmaker Ali Akbarzadeh that utilizes interviews with digital thinkers Lawrence Lessig, Tim Wu, and Peter Ludlow to explore the lives of Aaron Swartz and Edward Snowden and their battles to keep information open online.

Their lives parallel one another as they free information to millions on the Internet, putting them directly in the cross-hairs of the most powerful interests in the world. Will this be a cautionary tale of what happens when you dare to take on elite power structures? Or will it be the spark that ignites a revolution that will redefine democracy in the digital age?

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