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Joshua Oppenheimer was born on September 23, 1974 in Texas, USA. He is a director and producer, known for The Act of Killing (2012), The Entire History of the Louisiana Purchase (1998) and The Look of Silence (2014). See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 59 wins & 39 nominations. See more awards »

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(2012)
(2014)
P.O.V. Director
(2014-2016)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (15 credits)
 2014-2016 P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
 2014 The Look of Silence (Documentary)
 2012 The Act of Killing (Documentary)
 2003 The Globalisation Tapes (Video documentary)
 2002 Market Update (Short)
 2000 Land of Enchantment (Documentary short)
 1996 Hugh (Documentary short)
 1995 Camera Test (Short)
 1995 Light Test (Short)
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Show Show Cinematographer (4 credits)
Show Show Editor (3 credits)
Show Show Editorial department (2 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (13 credits)
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2 Interviews | See more »

Alternate Names:

Josh | Joshua Lincoln Oppenheimer
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[on 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? ... See more »

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His mentor is Serbian filmmaker Dusan Makavejev. See more »

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