Film and Discussion: The Act of Killing

IS Academie EID Film and discussion 8 MayThe IS Academie EID organised a film and discussion evening on Wednesday 8 May 2013 at the University of Amsterdam. This evening, the director’s cut of ‘The Act of Killing’, directed by Joshua Oppenheimer, was shown and discussed. In The Act of Killing, former leaders of Indonesian death squads go fifty years back in time to play their role in the 1965 genocide in film scenes. Discussant was Prof. Dr. Saskia E. Wieringa of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR), University of Amsterdam.

For the (Dutch version of) the website of the film, please click here.