Joshua Oppenheimer

‘Enthusiasm leaks out from the possibility of how these things might all be together’

By Adam Chodzko

The Act of Killing’s director on aesthetic and ethical implications


US premiere of the The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer, 2012), the award winning documentary 

Omer Fast, Nostalgia, 2009, DVD still. Courtesy: the artist, gb agency, Paris and Arratia Beer, Berlin; photograph: Theirry Bal.

How artists visualize political reality through the artifice of fiction

By Katie Kitamura