Sun 14th Jun, 18.00
THE ACT OF KILLING director Joshua Oppenheimer returns to the Indonesian Genocide with his acclaimed, powerful companion piece THE LOOK OF SILENCE (which we've reviewed here). Picturehouse cinemas will be running a Q&A with Oppenheimer following the screening on June 14, broadcasting it out to their other cinemas.
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This screening will be followed by a live satellite Q&A with director Joshua Oppenheimer and a special guest host.
Documentarian Oppenheimer’s stunning follow-up to The Act Of Killing returns to the bloodstained legacy of Indonesia’s 1965 genocide. The Look Of Silence begins with the story of Ramli, one of thousands slaughtered during the ‘anti-Communist’ purges. His brother Adi, an optician, visits former executioners to conduct eye examinations. He bravely confronts the perpetrators – including Ramli’s killer – in gut-wrenching exchanges. Oppenheimer’s extraordinary film sensitively explores the repercussions of the violence, presenting powerful testimony from victims’ families and those affected.