The Act of Killing

The Act of Killing
dir. Joshua Oppenheimer/Denmark, Norway, UK/2012/122 min.
Atlantic, sala B

In the 12 months after the military coup in Indonesia in 1965, Panchashil's regime paramilitary organizations murdered over a million people. A documentary challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.


  • projection time:
    122 min.
  • country/year:
    Denmark, Norway, UK /2012
  • director:
    Joshua Oppenheimer
  • pictures:
    Carlos Arango de Montis, Lars Skree
  • production:
    Signe Byrge Sørensen, Novaya Zemlya / Final Cut for Real
  • festivals and awards:
    2015 – CinEuphoria Awards: Best Documentary- International Competition, Freedom of Expression, 2014 – Oscar® Nominee, 2014 – Bafta Awards: Best Documentary, 2014 – Cinema Eye Honours Award: Outstanding Achievements in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking, Outstanding Achievements in Production, The Unforgetables, 2013 – European Film Awards: Best European Documentary, 2013 – Nordisk Panorama: Nordisk Panorama Award, 2013 – Asia Pacific Screen Awards: Best Feature Documentary Award, 2013 – Austin Film Critics Award, 2013 – Berlin IFF: Panorama Audience Award, Prize of the Ecumenical Jury, 2013 – Bodil Award, 2013 – Toronto IFF: Winner, 2013 – Zagreb IFF: The Main Prize, 2013 – MFF Vanvouver: Nagroda Główna, 2013 – MDAG, Warsaw: Audience Award, 2013 - Sydney IFF, 2013 – SXSW, Austin, 2012 – CPH:Dox Copenhagen: CPH:DOX Award

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