Search results for "Joshua Oppenheimer"


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The Act of Killing (2012) RT 96% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Dec 2013

In a place where killers are celebrated as heroes, these filmmakers challenge unrepentant death-squad leaders to dramatize their role in genocide. The result is a surreal, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Joshua Oppenheimer  •  Christine Cynn
CAST:  Haji Anif  •  Syamsul Arifin  •  Herman Koto  •  Sakhyan Asmara

The Look of Silence (2014) RT 96% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Jan 2016

A family that survives the genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • History
DIRECTION:  Joshua Oppenheimer
CAST:  Adi Rukun  •  M.Y. Basrun  •  Amir Hasan  •  Inong

Postcard from Sun City, Arizona (2004)

Joshua Oppenheimer sets images of life in a retirement community in Arizona (as seen through television commercials) to a talk radio interview with a female convict extolling ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Joshua Oppenheimer
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Market Update (2003)

Joshua Oppenheimer reimagines a sixty-second stock market update as maniacal monologue by a mumbling madman giving a bizarre play-by-play of floor traders and urban ...  (more)

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A Brief History of Paradise as Told by the Cockroaches (2003)

They say that when the Earth is destroyed beyond habitation, the only survivors will be the cockroaches. Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer gives the indomitable insects the floor ...  (more)

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Muzak - a Tool of Management (2003)

Meditation on psychlogical warfare, shopping and paramilitary death squads.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Joshua Oppenheimer  •  Vision Machine Film Project
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The Globalisation Tapes (2003)

Filmed by Indonesian workers during their working hours on rubber and palm oil plantations, this film exposes the devastating role of militarism and repression in building the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Joshua Oppenheimer
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