WikiLeaks Cinema

The WikiLeaks official Don’t Extradite Assange campaign announces an online film festival – The WikiLeaks Lockdown List. Our contribution to those who are following medical advice and self-isolating due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The WikiLeaks Lockdown List contains free films and talks you can watch to learn more about WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, whistleblowing, activism and seeking justice. Share this list and support our campaign to free Julian Assange. Please take care of yourself and those around you during this time. Click here to view the Don’t Extradite Assange Campaign’s past events which include numerous video webinars.

The Persecution of Julian Assange

System Update with Glenn Greenwald

In the fourth episode of The Intercept’s weekly show, host Glenn Greenwald focuses on the case and prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Glenn talks to human rights lawyer Jennifer Robinson, who represents Assange, and Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan, who is an outspoken and consistent defender of press freedom.

World Press Freedom Day: The Prosecution of Julian Assange

This panel, convened by the Courage Foundation, features two journalists whose reporting on the Snowden documents earned a Pulitzer Prize as well as the UK Bureau Director for Reporters without Borders, which tracks threats to journalism around the world.

Wikileaks The Secret Life Of A Superpower

WikiLeaks is an international, online, non-profit organisation which publishes secret information, news leaks, and classified media from anonymous sources. Its website, initiated during 2006 in Iceland by the organisation Sunshine Press, claimed a database of more than 1.2 million documents within a year of its initiation.

Hacking Justice

1h 29min | Documentary | 2017
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A documentary about two extraordinary characters – Spanish lawyer Baltasar Garzón and his world famous client Julian Assange. The film witnesses the struggle for the control of information, the growing influence of intelligence services, the role of the mass media and the difficult balance of individual rights and state security.

The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

1h 45min | Documentary, Biography, Crime | 2014
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The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz, who took his own life at the age of 26.

Shadows of Liberty

1h 33min | Documentary | 2012
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Shadows Of Liberty reveals the extraordinary money and power behind the news media dictating censorship, cover‐ups and corporate control. It is based on the book The Media Monopoly by Ben Bagdikian.

Terminal F: Chasing Edward Snowden

58min | Documentary | 2015

NSA analyst-turned whistleblower Edward Snowden and his escape from American authorities to Hong Kong and later to Russia, after leaking classified information about global surveillance programs.

Free Speech Fear Free

1h 20min | Documentary | 2016
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Can we really be fully human without Free Speech? Is free speech the oxygen of our society? Without it we crumble. Free Speech Fear Free get’s to the core of what free speech really is, and the impact it has on our day to day lives.

Mediastan: A WikiLeaks Road Movie

1h 34min | Documentary | 11 October 2014 (UK)
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Mediastan is a journey from Afghanistan to Manhattan, through the boundaries of freedom of speech. Wikileaks staff travel through Central Asia finding local partners to publish material from the 2010 US diplomatic cables leak.

Inside WikiLeaks

22min | Documentary | 2010

Inside Wikileaks (2010): Julian Assange is adamant that his leak of over 90,000 war files was justified, and plans to release even more.

We Are Legion – The Story of the Hacktivists

1h 00min | Documentary | 2012

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A documentary on the workings and beliefs of the self-described “hacktivist” collective, Anonymous.

The Engineer

1h 29min | Documentary | 2017
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Executive Producer Julian Assange. For The Engineer, death is an art. A corpse is a friend. And he spends more time with his friends than his family. His own life is in danger, but he continues to unearth secret mass graves and identify the hundreds of missing children lost to El Salvador’s gang conflict.

Collateral Murder: 10 Years On

8min | Short Documentary | 2020
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Today April 05, 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of the publication infamous WikiLeaks publication Collateral Murder video. The video shows how two Apache helicopters murdered 11 Iraqi people including two Reuters journalists. This is one of the publications Julian Assange is being indicted

Julian Assange: The 2011 60 Minutes Interview

28min | Interview | 2011
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Steve Kroft interviews the controversial founder of WikiLeaks Air Date: Apr 11, 2019

The War You Don’t See

1h 37min | Documentary, War | 2010
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Thought-provoking documentary on war propaganda: how governments manipulate the facts and how most media let them get away with it.

The War on Journalism:

38min | Documentary | 2020

Journalists are under attack globally for doing their jobs. Julian Assange is facing a 175 year sentence for publishing if extradited to the United States.

Julian Assange’s hidden family revealed

24min | Documentary | 2020

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has made his name – and plenty of enemies – by publishing military and other highly sensitive secrets of multiple governments around the world. As a consequence, he now calls a maximum-security jail in England home while he fights a bitter battle with the Trump administration which wants him extradited to the United States. Before prison, the controversial – and now very frail – Australian spent seven years holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. And that’s where Assange conceived his own top secrets – two sons with his, until now, equally secretive fiancée, Stella Moris.

The Julian Assange Show: The World Tomorrow
Episode 1: Nasrallah

Hezbollah urged the Syrian opposition to engage in dialogue with Assad’s regime, but they refused. Hezbollah leader Sayyid Nasrallah confirmed this in his first interview in 6 years, the world premiere of Julian Assange’s ‘The World Tomorrow’.

Episode 2: Slavoj Zizek & David Horowitz

“Intellectual superstar” Slavoj Zizek is a philosopher, psychoanalyst and cultural commentator. David Horowitz is a renowned stalwart of hardline conservative American political thought and an unrepentant Zionist.

Episode 3: Moncef Marzouki

Julian Assange speaks with Tunisia’s first post-revolution leader Moncef Marzouki about the West’s double standards in protecting human rights. He is a former human rights activist who has vowed to put an end to human rights violations in Tunisia.

Episode 4: Alaa-Nabeel

Julian Assange speaks with two leading Arab revolutionaries in the middle of conflict, Alaa Abd El-Fattah from Egypt and Nabeel Rajab from Bahrain. Alaa Abd El-Fattah is a long time Egyptian blogger, programmer and political activist.

Episode 5: Surviving Guantanamo

Assange speaks with Moazzam Begg, a former Gitmo prisoner and a rights campaigner, and Asim Qureshi, a former lawyer, whose human rights organization Cageprisoners raises awareness of the plight of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay.

Episode 6: Rafael Correa

Julian talks to the President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa. Correa is a left wing populist who has changed the face of Ecuador. But unlike his predecessors he holds a Ph.D. in economics. In 2010 he was taken hostage in an attempted coup d’etat.

Episode 7: Occupy Movement

The Occupy movement has united hundreds of thousands across the world to fight social and economic inequality. Julian Assange meets with prominent Occupy activists who say their collective efforts target global institutions.

Episode 8: Cypherpunks 1

Laws officially are aiming to tackle internet piracy, but are in fact infringing people’s rights to online privacy. Julian gets together with Cypherpunk activists Andy Müller-Maguhn, Jeremie Zimmermann, and Jacob Appelbaum.

Episode 9: Cypherpunks 2

You can’t do much online or with your phone without someone, somewhere, knowing what you’re doing. But there’s one group on your side. They’re called the Cypherpunks Movement, they discuss their plans to keep your private data, private.

Episode 10: Imran Khan

No country has ever been bombed by its own ally, like Pakistan has been bombed by the US, Pakistani politician Imran Khan tells Julian Assange. He says it is time to put an end to the US-Pakistani ‘client-master’ relationship.

Episode 11: Chomsky & Tariq Ali

A surprise Arab drive for freedom, the West’s structural crisis and new hope coming from Latin America. That’s the modern world in the eyes of Noam Chomsky and Tariq Ali, two prominent thinkers who are interviewed by Julian Assange.

Episode 12: Anwar Ibrahim

Julian Assange speaks to the leader of the Malaysian opposition – Anwar Ibrahim. With Malaysian elections looming with Anwar tipped to win, Assange talks to him about how he has survived and what he sees as the future of Asia and the West.

Julian Assange Talks


Why the World Needs WikiLeaks

Intelligence Sharing

WikiLeaks or Panama Model?

Meeting Google’s Empire

The Nantucket Project

The Yes Men Are Revolting

The War on Whistleblowers

Cambridge Union Speech

Can We Trust the Media?

Challenging Power

The Logan Symposium 2014

The Whistleblower


The Human Right of Diplomatic Asylum

Blockchain Architecture

The Naked US Empire

Corruption, Intelligence, and Secrecy

Publishing For Impact

Academic Self-Censorship

The Deep State and the Internet

Western Persecution

Preventing the Disintegration of Europe


Resistance is Fertile

Legal Victories

Sysadmins of the World, Unite!

What Gives Me Hope

Human Inventiveness

Victory for UN Human Rights