Audio Q&A: Joshua Oppenheimer, Werner Herzog (“The Act of Killing”)

August 27th, 2013 by

For the next two weeks in this time slot (Mon-Fri), I will be featuring Q&A’s from L.A. based screenings recorded and edited by Wendy Cohen. It’s a fantastic resource for those of you who live outside Hollywood or in Southern California, but missed these events.

Here is a 20-minute audio recording of co-director Joshua Oppenheimer and executive producer Werner Herzog talking about their documentary The Act of Killing.

The Act of Killing
Date: 7/26/2013
Location: Nuart Theatre
With: Joshua Oppenheimer, Werner Herzog
Roles: Director, Executive Producer
Release: 7/26/13

Here is the IMDB summary of the movie’s premise:

A documentary that challenges former Indonesian death squad leaders to reenact their real-life mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.

Here is a trailer for the movie:

Thanks, Wendy, for the audio! More tomorrow.

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