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Friday Apr 18 | EDGE

The Act of Killing

Documentarian Joshua Oppenheimer asked Indonesian death squad executioners to reenact their 1965 mass murders of over one million ethnic Chinese "communists."

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Arkansas Times

Watch 'The Act of Killing' and 'The Unknown Known' this weekend

It's a good weekend for documentaries: On Saturday at 2:30, at the Ron Robinson Theater, there will be a screening of Joshua Oppenheimer 's Oscar-nominated "The Act of Killing, " which the New Republic's Stanley Kauffmann, in his final film review , memorably described as a "a bath in a smiling madness."

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Japan Times

Flamboyant descent into the heart of darkness

He's been on the road promoting his film for about a year now, but that doesn't mean Joshua Oppenheimer is any less passionate about his Oscar-winning documentary, "The Act of Killing."

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Nashville Scene

The Raid 2's cop hero brings fists, knees and elbows for more insane Indonesian action

If The Raid 2: Berendal isn't the most violent movie ever, it's not for lack of trying.

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Related Topix: The Raid

Thu Mar 27, 2014

In These Times

Cambodia's Ghost Cinema

One of the takeaways of The Missing Picture is the inescapable void left by totalitarian destruction-if you destroy the materials of memory, eventually memory will die.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Cambodia

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