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The Act of Killing

Oscar-Nominated Director of ‘The Act of Killing’ Continues His Quest for Justice in Indonesia

'The Look of Silence' is Joshua Oppenheimer's more hopeful follow-up to his searing 2012 expose of the violent 1960s Indonesian massacre and its decades-long repercussions.

Berlin: Olga Kurylenko, Joshua Oppenheimer, Fernando Eimbcke on First Feature Jury

The jury will pick the best film from among the 18 directorial debuts at this year's Berlinale.

‘Wild,’ ‘Foxcatcher’ Added to Hamptons International Film Festival

Joshua Oppenheimer's 'Act of Killing' follow-up 'The Look of Silence' also will screen

‘Act of Killing’ Filmmaker, Alison Bechdel Win MacArthur Genius Grants

Joshua Oppenheimer's follow-up, 'The Look of Silence,' has been getting buzz from festival screenings

Toronto: Joshua Oppenheimer’s ‘The Look of Silence’ Inks Foreign Distribution Deals

Distributors in France, Canada, Australia and Japan buy the companion piece to the 2014 Oscar-nominated 'The Act of Killing'

Toronto: ‘Act of Killing’ Follow-Up ‘Look of Silence’ Could Also Resonate with Academy

If its distributors qualify the second part of this Indonesian genocide "diptych" in 2014 and the Academy embraces it, Joshua Oppenheimer could become the first filmmaker in 60 years to receive best…

Drafthouse, Participant Acquire U.S. Rights to Joshua Oppenheimer’s ‘The Look of Silence’

The documentary is a companion piece to Oppenheimer's 2014 Oscar-nominated 'The Act of Killing'

Toronto: Beau Willimon, Michael Moore, Sue Kroll Set for Industry Summit

Directors Frank Marshall and Joshua Oppenheimer and ESPN Films' Dan Silver headline the festival's Doc Conference.

Brutally Honest Oscar Voter Ballot No. 3

A member of the Academy's executives branch talks THR's Scott Feinberg through his picks: "Gravity" is "spiritual," I'm voting for "the 'Captain Phillips' guy" and "Dallas Buyers" makeup succeeds in…

5 Filmmakers on Their Remarkable Journeys to the 86th Oscars (Video)

THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg recently moderated an in-depth conversation with the nominated directors of "The Act of Killing," "The Broken Circle Breakdown," "Frozen," "The Great Beauty" and…

Werner Herzog to Executive Produce Joshua Oppenheimer’s ‘Act of Killing’ Follow-Up

Herzog is partnering with Errol Morris to back "The Look of Silence," which Oppenheimer says will approach the same Indonesian genocide as his Oscar-nominated doc, but from a new angle.

Oscar-Nominated Doc ‘The Act of Killing’ Stirs Debate in China

Local newspaper coverage of the film, which explores the mass killing of accused communists and ethnic Chinese in Indonesia in the 1960s, has inspired a wave of outcry on Chinese social media.