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  1. "Last Men in Aleppo" triumphs at Copenhagen's CPH:DOX FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 25 | PanArmenian Network

    ... DOX:AWARD section, by a jury whose members included Oscar-nominated filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer ("The Act of Killing"), Sundance programmer Caroline Libresco, Patricipant Media's Laura Kim, Marie-Pierre Macia and Renata Santoro. It was also ...

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  2. SXSW 2017: 14 Documentaries Not to MissRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Austin Monthly

    ... nomination by the Academy Awards. In previous years, Joshua Oppenheimer's Oscar-nominated films The Act of Killing and The Look of Silence were shown in Austin before achieving international acclaim. Who will be the top contenders this year? We pick ...

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  3. Damien Chazelle's Harvard professors remember him whenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 26 | Boston.com

    ... Visual and Environmental Studies received best documentary feature nominations: Joshua Oppenheimer for "The Act of Killing," Richard Rowley for "Dirty Wars," and Jehane Noujaim for "The Square." This year, another alumnus, Damien Chazelle , was ...

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  4. In Berlin, politics trump art in Arab filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | Al Jazeera

    ... the filmmaker and performers get a taste of the corrupting nectar of power. Like Joshua Oppenheimer's The Act of Killing, Ghost Hunting poses one of the most pertinent questions facing documentarians today: In the pursuit of truth, what's the ...

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  5. Strange Days Await Ian MooreSinger/guitarist premieres new singleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... being a "free man of conscious with my gun," drew inspiration from Joshua Oppenheimer 's 2012 documentary The Act of Killing , recounting the organized murders perpetrated by Indonesian death squads in the Sixties. "It's interesting that the song's ...

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  6. Why biographical documentaries have prevailed at the OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | The Economist

    ... an interesting basis for a television series but, as a documentary, it did not break more ground than "The Act of Killing", Joshua Oppenheimer's film on the mass killings in Indonesia in the 1960s that was nominated in that year (after the film's ...

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  7. Berlin Hidden Gem: 'Erase & Forget' Introduces the Man Who Inspired 'Rambo'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... first met Bo in 2003 while doing research with the film collective Vision Machine, which also includes The Act of Killing director Joshua Oppenheimer, on U.S. involvement in the 1996 genocide in Indonesia. "He was one of the experts we talked to, ...

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  8. Trump and The Purge films, together at lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    ... authoritarian government okays all crime for 12 hours a year. (Universal) In the 2012 documentary The Act of Killing , director Joshua Oppenheimer catches leaders of Indonesian death squads tasked with summarily executing communists in the mid-1960s ...

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  9. 10 view-altering modern documentaries that you can watch on NetflixRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    ... and outrage as frame by frame we discover just how absurd and harmful these teachings ultimately are. The Act of Killing is probably the most accomplished and striking documentary in recent memory. With its release, director Joshua Oppenheimer ...

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  10. My Scientology Movie: Theroux the looking glassRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Spiked

    ... Church of Scientology's Religious Technology Center. Theroux drew inspiration for the re-enactments from The Act of Killing , Joshua Oppenheimer's controversial 2012 documentary in which the perpetrators of the Indonesian purges recreated their ...

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  11. Critics Deem Louis Theroux's 'My Scientology Movie' As Flawed But EnjoyableRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | ContactMusic.com

    ... of leader David Miscavige. His approach - which has been likened to that of Joshua Oppenheimer's 'The Act of Killing' - has seen largely positive reviews all round. The Financial Times described it as 'playful', while the Independent referred to it ...

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  12. How Matt Johnson fooled NASA into letting him make a mockumentary about a fake moon landingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... land on the moon, and decide to fake that part of the Apollo 11 mission. Johnson was inspired in part by The Act of Killing, the 2012 Oscar-nominated documentary that interviewed former leaders of Indonesian death squads and had them re-enact their ...

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  13. Justin Theroux's Cousin Tackles Religious Ethics In Latest Documentary 'My Scientology Movie'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | ContactMusic.com

    Justin Theroux 's documentary filmmaker cousin Louis Theroux is about to launch his controversial new film 'My Scientology Movie' this Fall, exploring the truth behind the incendiary religion using a highly unorthodox approach with the help of ex senior church official of the Church of Scientology Mark Rathbun. Directed by John Dower , 'My Scientology Movie' was written by and stars Louis Theroux, who was inspired by Joshua Oppenheimer's documentary 'The Act of Killing' in the creation of the film.

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  14. Laura Poitras, Werner Herzog, Alex Gibney Make Cinema Eye List...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | SFGate

    ... of the past 10 years. Those films included Oscar winners "Citizenfour" and "Man on Wire," as well as "The Act of Killing," "The Arbor," "Cutie and the Boxer," "Exit Through the Gift Shop," "The Interrupters," "Levithan," "Nostalgia for the Light," ...

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  15. Louis Theroux's Scientology movie isn't one of his bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... on their resemblance to the real thing. This device is lifted from Joshua Oppenheimer's widely admired The Act of Killing , where those involved in Indonesia's anti-Communist purges were called on to re-enact their crimes. But the stakes here are ...

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  16. Joshua Oppenheimer: Making the Invisible VisibleRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2016 | Switched

    ... practice" that examines how we perceive and feel ourselves in the universe. In the Oscar-nominated film 'The Act of Killing' (2012) Oppenheimer challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to restage their mass-killings in whichever cinematic ...

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  17. David Lynch's 'Mulholland Drive' Tops BBC's 100 Greatest Films of the 21st CenturyRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2016 | /film

    ... 2006) 16. Holy Motors (Leos Carax, 2012) 15. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (Cristian Mungiu, 2007) 14. The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer, 2012) 13. Children of Men (Alfonso Cuaron, 2006) 12. Zodiac (David Fincher, 2007) 11. Inside Llewyn Davis ...

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  18. The 100 best films of the 21st centuryRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2016 | Kottke.org

    ... 2006) 16. Holy Motors (Leos Carax, 2012) 15. 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (Cristian Mungiu, 2007) 14. The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer, 2012) 13. Children of Men (Alfonso Cuaron, 2006) 12. Zodiac (David Fincher, 2007) 11. Inside Llewyn Davis ...

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  19. To Future Idiot Filmmakers Everywhere, Werner Herzog Has Some Advice For YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | MTV

    ... filmmakers away from stupidity. He has produced movies brought to him by young filmmakers - most recently The Act of Killing and The Look of Silence by Joshua Oppenheimer. He runs a film seminar called the Rogue Film School - "for those who have ...

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  20. Don't Miss My Scientology Movie trailer: could this be Louis Therouxa s most ambitious film?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    ... member Mark Rathbun - using some tacky LA film sets. It borrows aspects of Joshua Oppenheimer's seminal The Act Of Killing by throwing his subjects into intense re-enactments, and melding it with his own disarming geeky charm. Matthew is a digital ...

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