Edward Snowden's Life Inspires Art


The world's first short movie about Edward Snowden has catapulted a group of amateur filmmakers in Hong Kong into the international spotlight. Named after Snowden's alias, "Verax" focuses on the former U.S. spy agency contractor's secretive Hong Kong stay, after leaking details of top-secret U.S. and British government mass surveillance programs. So far, the five minute feature has attracted more than 150,000 views on YouTube.