The Act of Killing features Indonesian death squad leaders like Anwar Congo (above, center), dramatizing their acts – from slaughtering whole villages to offering a victim a last cigarette before killing him. One of the most shocking documentaries ever made, The Act of Killing, will premiere as part of PBS’ POV series on Monday, October 6th (check local listings for times). For […]
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Joshua Oppenheimer discusses controversial film The Act of Killing with Michelle!
The Act of Killing starts with a quote from Voltaire “It is forbidden to kill. Therefore, all murderers are punished, unless they kill in large numbers, and to the sound of trumpets.” This sums up a movie that takes your into the mind of mass murderers. If you ever wanted to know what makes them […]