In this Film Ireland podcast director Joshua Oppenheimer introduces The Act of Killing (Director’s Cut) at the Institute of Contemporary Arts on 29th June 2013, followed by a Q&A with Oppenheimer and Liz Wood, director of DocHouse, hosted by Between The Lines.
Among many people’s best films of 2013 Oppenheimer’s documentary features Indonesian death squad killers eagerly reenacting their atrocities of the 1960s. Werner Herzog said of the film that “I have not seen a film as powerful, surreal, and frightening in at least a decade… unprecedented in the history of cinema.”
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Running Time: 1hr 18mins