On January 6, Brian Knappenberger, director of the buzz-magnet documentary “The Internet’s Own Boy,” sat down with Boing Boing’s Xeni Jardin in Los Angeles at the Annenberg Space for Photography to talk about his iconic subject, Aaron Swartz, and the impact of his life’s work and legacy.

Check out Knappenberger’s interview with Jardin below:

And here’s a clip of newly released footage — consisting of outtakes and interviews — from “The Internet’s Own Boy,” courtesy of the film’s production company, Luminant Media:

As Jardin pointed out, “The Internet’s Own Boy” has been shortlisted for an Academy Award, and Knappenberger has also been included in the lineup of nominees in the documentary screenplay category for this year’s Writers Guild Awards on Feb. 14.

–Posted by Kasia Anderson

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