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Interview: Oppenheimer on The Look of Silence

Mar 22, 2015 - Jess Melvin

Interview: Oppenheimer on The Look of Silence

Following on from the award winning documentary The Act of Killing, director Joshua Oppenheimer talks about making his second film The Look of Silence and its impact in Indonesia and around the...

Film review: Refusing to forget

Mar 17, 2015 - Jess Melvin

Film review: Refusing to forget

The Look of Silence exposes the festering wound of impunity Jess Melvin If The Act of Killing was a wild fever dream, The Look of Silence is the next morning. Indonesia and...

Film Review: Connecting with killers

Mar 17, 2015 - Vannessa Hearman

Film Review: Connecting with killers

The Look of Silence is a conversation and confrontation between perpetrators and survivors of the violence, but most of all it is about connection Vannessa Hearman In his latest film, The Look...

Silencing The Look of Silence

Mar 17, 2015 - Grace Leksana

Silencing The Look of Silence

There are some ominous signs that justice for past crimes, including the 1965 mass killings, is off the government’s agenda Grace Leksana To commemorate Human Rights Day on 10 December 2014, the...

Remembering May 1998

Mar 09, 2015 - Bronwyn Duke

Remembering May 1998

Almost sixteen years on, Jakarta's first ethnic Chinese governor joins in efforts to keep the memory of the events of May 1998 from fading

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