Josh Oppenheimer: A Country Where the Killers Have Won (Excerpt)

Full interview at http://www.GRITtv.org

Why does extreme violence happen and what do the perpetrators really think of themselves? Director Joshua Oppenheimer asks just that in his new documentary film, The Act of Killing, executive produced by Werner Herzog and Errol Morris. The movie follows Anwar Congo and his fellow Indonesian para-militaries as they recreate their country’s 1965-1966 mass murders. The catch — they are the mass-murderers!

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