Indonesia's death squads on film

November 4, 2013

WBEZ

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The Act of Killing

The documentary "The Act of Killing" tells the story of the Indonesian death squad leaders who presided over the executions of more than a million people in 1965. In September the film was made available for free, via the internet, in Indonesia. We'll talk with filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer.