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Talking to Director Joshua Oppenheimer About 'The Look of Silence'

The Oscar-nominated director discusses his follow-up film to the critically-acclaimed "The Art of Killing."

by VICE Staff
Jul 24 2015, 8:05pm

Through director Joshua Oppenheimer's work filming perpetrators of the Indonesian genocide, a family of survivors discovers how their son was murdered and the identity of the men who killed him. The youngest brother is determined to break the spell of silence and fear under which the survivors live, and so confronts the men responsible for his brother's murder—something unimaginable in a country where killers remain in power.

For this episode of VICE Talks Film, Oscar-nominated director Joshua Oppenheimer discusses his latest critically-acclaimed film, The Look of Silence, as well its companion piece, The Act of Killing.

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