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    Albert Maysles, Les Blank, Alex Gibney and More Head for AFI DOCS Fest

    AFI DOCS unveils its full 2015 program, with highlights including 'Best of Enemies,' 'What Happened, Miss Simone?,' 'Listen to Me Marlon' and much more.

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    Watch: Devastating Trailer for 'The Look of Silence,' the Follow-Up to 'The Act of Killing'

    Joshua Oppenheimer is back in theaters this summer with his companion piece to "The Act of Killing."

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    Watch: First Trailer for 'The Look of Silence,' Moving Companion to 'Act of Killing'

    The other side of 'The Act of Killing' story gets told in Joshua Oppenheimer's new film.

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    Watch: Joshua Oppenheimer on Reinventing Documentary for SXSW Audience Winner 'The Look of Silence' (Exclusive)

    The Oscar-nominated director gives us a 22-minute video chat on the many challenges of mounting his follow-up to the groundbreaking 'The Act of Killing.'

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    Joshua Oppenheimer Scores MacArthur Grant

    Director Joshua Oppenheimer is shaping up to be the world's next great documentary auteur, and he's now a MacArthur Fellow.

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    The Best Documentaries at Toronto So Far

    The 2014 TIFF documentaries, for all their socially progressive virtues and occasionally virtuosic flourishes, echoed other movies—unavoidably, in some instances. There are only so many ways you can go with a certain topic; and if you’re selling ideas, style often gets in the way.

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    Oppenheimer's 'Look of Silence' & Seidl's 'In the Basement' Shock Venice

    Two years ago, after the Berlinale premiere of Joshua Oppenheimer’s “The Act of Killing,” the audience sat silently, shocked and benumbed by what they’d seen. Thursday night’s public screening of his new film, “The Look of Silence,” brought a completely different kind of reaction to a nearly full Sa...

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    Drafthouse and Participant Media Pick Up 'Act of Killing' Follow-Up 'Look of Silence' Before Venice Debut

    Ahead of its world premiere at the Venice International Film Festival, Austin-based Drafthouse Films and Participant Media are picking up U.S. rights to Joshua Oppenheimer's "The Look of Silence," the director's follow-up to Oscar-nominated "The Act of Killing," which Drafthouse also released. "The ...

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    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, this time from the victims' perspective.

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    '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-nominated documentary "The Act of Killing."

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