Alex Gibney’s The Forever Prisoner reveals the brutal truth behind the nearly two-decade imprisonment of Guantanamo Bay inmate Abu Zubaydah — and the powerful men at the top of the American government responsible for his torture. We spoke with Gibney about it.
Alex Gibney is an Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker. His films include The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley, Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, and Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room.
Many disasters followed the 2008 financial crisis. But possibly the worst was the mass popular disillusionment that resulted from Barack Obama’s failure to help the victims and punish the wrongdoers — a failure that led to Donald Trump.