Filmmaker Alex Gibney on “Noble Liar” Julian Assange, and Why Bradley Manning is the Real Hero of WikiLeaks

In a review last month, I wrote that most struck me about Alex Gibney’s new film on WikiLeaks is how Army Pfc. Bradley Manning emerges as the surprising hero, since the story of the anti-secrecy site is generally most associated with its flamboyant founder, the Australian hacker Julian Assange. It turns out this was a surprise for Gibney, too. Continue reading