THE SURRENDER

THE SURRENDER

24 min

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2014 SHORT DOCUMENTARY WINNER

In August 2010, Stephen Kim, a brilliant State Department intelligence analyst, was indicted under the Espionage Act for jeopardizing national security by allegedly divulging classified information to a reporter; The Surrender intimately documents Stephen Kim’s struggle to understand the events leading up to his prosecution as well as his last free days before prison.

Director: Stephen Maing
Producer: Laura Poitras, Peter Maass & Stephen Maing
Cinematographer: Stephen Maing
Editor: Stephen Maing
Music: Brendon Anderegg
Language: English, Korean
Country: USA
Year: 2015