Northwestern University

Mon 6:30 PM

The Act of Killing Film and Lecture by Director Joshua Oppenheimer

When: Monday, November 4, 2013
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM  

Where: Technological Institute, Ryan Auditorium, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Contact: Elizabeth Morrissey  

Group: Equality Development and Globalization Studies (EDGS)

Category: Lectures & Meetings


In this chilling and inventive documentary set in Indonesia, the filmmakers examine a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their real-life mass-killings in the style of the American movies they love. The Act of Killing is an award-winning documentary directed by Joshua Oppenheimer and executive produced by Errol Morris and Werner Herzog.

Director Joshua Oppenheimer will be in attendance to give a lecture and participate in an audience discussion.

FREE and Open to the public. A brief reception with refreshments will follow the film screening.


Presented by Equality Development and Globalization Studies (EDGS) and co-sponsored by NUCHR, APAC, Inspire Media, International Student Association, the Center for International Human Rights, Asian Studies Program

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