Brian Knappenberger

Director, The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

Brian Knappenberger is a documentary producer and director. He has created multiple award-winning documentaries, including We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists, about the online hacktivist non-group Anonymous; Life After War, about political tensions in post-war Afghanistan; and A Murder in Kyiv, about the death of a Ukrainian journalist reportedly at the hands of government officials. Knappenberger has created numerous other documentaries for PBS FRONTLINE/World, National Geographic, Bloomberg News, and the Discovery Channel. His newest film, The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz, premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.

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