USA, 2015, 33 min
In August 2010, Stephen Kim, a highly-regarded State Department intelligence analyst, was indicted under the Espionage Act for jeopardizing national security by allegedly divulging classified information to a reporter. Despite numerous officials in the State Department describing Kim's disclosure as nothing extraordinary, he faced 10 to 15 years in prison if convicted at trial.
- Director Bio
- Festivals And Awards
Stephen Maing is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker and video journalist. His feature documentary, HIGH TECH, LOW LIFE was filmed over five years in China, Taiwan, Romania & Germany as he documented two of China's first dissident citizen-journalists as they reported on censored news throughout mainland China. The film was part of PBS's award-winning series P.O.V. and received Best Documentary & Cinematography awards at festivals in Boston, Little Rock, Woods Hole, London and Seoul. In 2013, he was awarded a Grierson Award, one of the U.K.'s highest documentary honors in the category Best Newcomer Documentary.
Best Short Documentary – IFF Boston 2015
Best Short Documentary – Doc NYC 2015
Best Short Documentary – St. Louis IFF 2015
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