‘It was just such a maze’: the twisty story behind Enemies of the State

In an Errol Morris-produced documentary, the strange story of a ‘hacktivist’ whose life gets turned upside down is brought to life with more questions than answers remaining“The truth is rarely pure and never simple.” Oscar Wilde’s arch observation raises the curtain on Sonia Kennebeck’s new documentary film Enemies of the State, exec-produced by Errol Morris.

Winston Churchill’s summary of Russia – “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma” – would be no less apt.Viewers are invited to join Kennebeck’s investigation into the bizarre case of Matt DeHart, a former member of the US air national guard who worked on the drone programme.

He played online games, joined the “hactivist” group Anonymous and was an alleged courier for the whistleblower site WikiLeaks.

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