June 3, 2017. In Augusta, Georgia, a 25-year-old female Air Force veteran and NSA contractor with the unusual name Reality Winner is being interrogated by two armed male FBI agents in a backroom of her home, while nine other agents search her house. Under duress and without being read her Miranda rights, she admits to having leaked a classified document to the online publication The Intercept, blowing the whistle on Russian election interference. Immediately after her taped confession, Reality is arrested. This character-driven documentary shines light on the personal sacrifice one young woman made in order to inform the public about a threat to American democracy.
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