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Cannes Review: 'Wrong Elements' Is 'The Act of Killing' for the Ugandan Civil War

Cannes Review: 'Wrong Elements' Is 'The Act of Killing' for the Ugandan Civil War

Jonathan Littell's documentary is exhausting, immensely powerful and ethical…

Why Adi Rukun Risked His Life To Make 'The Look of Silence'

Why Adi Rukun Risked His Life To Make 'The Look of Silence'

"I took these risks not because I am brave, but because I have been living…

The Most Powerful Oscar Nominee You Probably Haven't Seen Will Air on PBS for Free

The Most Powerful Oscar Nominee You Probably Haven't Seen Will Air on PBS for Free

PBS will air "The Look of Silence," the companion film to Joshua Oppenheimer…

Reality Checks: Is 'The Look of Silence' the Best Documentary of the Year?

Reality Checks: Is 'The Look of Silence' the Best Documentary of the Year?

The Joshua Oppenheimer sequel and festival favorite may have already…

Drafthouse and Participant Acquire Joshua Oppenheimer's 'Act of Killing' Sequel 'The Look of Silence'

Drafthouse and Participant Acquire Joshua Oppenheimer's 'Act of Killing' Sequel 'The Look of Silence'

"The Look of Silence" examines the same incidents of Indonesian genocide,…

How to Win an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature (or At Least Have a Shot at It)

How to Win an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature (or At Least Have a Shot at It)

Documentary producers discuss the race to the Academy Awards at Sheffield…

Killing the Documentary: An Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker Takes Issue With 'The Act of Killing'

Killing the Documentary: An Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker Takes Issue With 'The Act of Killing'

"I write here to start a dialog with other filmmakers where there is none."

'Act of Killing' Director Joshua Oppenheimer on How The Oscars Gave The Film 'A Second Life'

'Act of Killing' Director Joshua Oppenheimer on How The Oscars Gave The Film 'A Second Life'

This is a first person by Joshua Oppenheimer, the director of Oscar-nominate…

Here Are Werner Herzog, Errol Morris and Joshua Oppenheimer's 10 Best Reddit AMA Moments

Here Are Werner Herzog, Errol Morris and Joshua Oppenheimer's 10 Best Reddit AMA Moments

Over the weekend, Werner Herzog, Errol Morris, and Joshua Oppenheimer hosted…

Forget Piracy, Here's How BitTorrent Plans to Revolutionize DIY Distribution

Forget Piracy, Here's How BitTorrent Plans to Revolutionize DIY Distribution

BitTorrent, the file-sharing protocol, has become synonymous with piracy,…

'The Crash Reel' Releases BitTorrent Bundle with Exclusive Content

'The Crash Reel' Releases BitTorrent Bundle with Exclusive Content

In partnership with Phase4 Films and PictureMotion, BitTorrent will release…

Stream Them Now: Watch the Oscar Nominated Best Documentary Features Online

Stream Them Now: Watch the Oscar Nominated Best Documentary Features Online

Now that all of the nominees for Best Documentary Feature are streaming…

Sarah Polley, Jehane Nouhaim and Lucy Walker Lead Female Majority Nominees For DGA's Doc Awards

Sarah Polley, Jehane Nouhaim and Lucy Walker Lead Female Majority Nominees For DGA's Doc Awards

The Directors Guild of America has announced the five nominees for the DGA…

'The Act of Killing' Releases BitTorrent Bundle with Exclusive Content

'The Act of Killing' Releases BitTorrent Bundle with Exclusive Content

The same day that the Director's Cut of the film is made available on iTunes…

WATCH: Indiewire Launches Awards Spotlight With 'The Act of Killing' Director Joshua Oppenheimer

WATCH: Indiewire Launches Awards Spotlight With 'The Act of Killing' Director Joshua Oppenheimer

Today we’re launching the Awards Season Spotlight with Joshua Oppenheimer,…

European Film Awards Set 2013 Documentary Nominees

European Film Awards Set 2013 Documentary Nominees

The European Film Academy has announced the three nominees in the category…

'Act of Killing,' 'Stories We Tell' and 'Let The Fire Burn' Among 2013 IDA Award Nominees

'Act of Killing,' 'Stories We Tell' and 'Let The Fire Burn' Among 2013 IDA Award Nominees

The International Documentary Association’s IDA Awards have announced the…

'The Act of Killing' Will Be Made Available For All Of Indonesia

'The Act of Killing' Will Be Made Available For All Of Indonesia

Joshua Oppenheimer's harrowing documentary "The Act of Killing" which sheds…

Denmark Narrows Foreign Language Oscar Submission Race To 3

Denmark Narrows Foreign Language Oscar Submission Race To 3

Denmark has narrowed down its foreign language film Oscar submission race to…

Specialty Box Office: 'Act of Killing' Top Doc Debut of Year; Ryan Gosling and Kristen Wiig Soft With 'God' and 'Girl'

Specialty Box Office: 'Act of Killing' Top Doc Debut of Year; Ryan Gosling and Kristen Wiig Soft With 'God' and 'Girl'

A critically acclaimed but incredibly challenging documentary stole the…



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