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Review: The Look of Silence

Posted by: Tony Hinds  //  October 23, 2015 @ 11:58am

The Look of Silence, an emotionally searing new documentary from director Joshua Oppenheimer is a disturbing and incredibly impacting experience. In his previous film, The Act of Killing, Oppenheimer explored the contemporary aftermath of the Indonesian communist genocide of the late 1960's.

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Review: The Act of Killing

Posted by: Tony Hinds  //  September 10, 2013 @ 8:09pm

In 1965, the Indonesian military over-threw their government, allowing small time gangsters like Anwar Congo to rise in society. He was promoted from scalping movie tickets to leading a death squad that helped the military kill more than a million people, many of whom were alleged communists.

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