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
Location: Nuart Theatre
With: Joshua Oppenheimer, Werner Herzog
Roles: Director, Executive Producer
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.