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Joshua Oppenheimer (II)

Joshua Oppenheimer was born on September 23, 1974 in Texas, USA. He is a producer and director, known for The Act of Killing (2012), The Look of Silence (2014) and The Entire History of the Louisiana Purchase (1998). See full bio »
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  P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (co-producer - 1 episode, 2014) (producer - 1 episode, 2014)
- The Act of Killing (2014) ... (co-producer) / (producer)
 2012 The Act of Killing (Documentary) (co-producer)
 2003 The Globalisation Tapes (Video documentary) (producer)
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Joshua Lincoln Oppenheimer

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[re The Act of Killing (2012) I think it's our obligation as filmmakers, as people investigating the world, to create the reality that is most insightful to the issues at hand. Here are human beings, like us, boasting about atrocities that should be unimaginable. And the question is: Why are they doing this? For whom are they doing this? What does it mean to them? How do they want to be seen? How... See more »


His mentor is Serbian filmmaker Dusan Makavejev. See more »

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