Disturbing, surreal and entirely engrossing, The Act of Killing has been making waves as much for its daring originality as for its chilling content. Joshua Oppenheimer found that in a society where glorified mass-murderers live amongst the families of their victims, he had to find a new kind of filmmaking to get to the heart of his subject matter.
What happens to you when you live in a society riven by civil war, when you’re forced to entertain the inconceivable thought that your neighbors are out to kill you? Survivors of the 1995 Srebrenica Genocide talk about the events leading up to the mass murder of 8,372 Bosnian men.
A ground-breaking investigation into the hidden rape epidemic in the US armed forces. The Invisible War exposes the Kafkaesque military legal system which the victims who come forward find themselves in with first-hand accounts of their brutal treatment.
Joshua Oppenheimer’s powerful companion piece to The Act of Killing focuses on the victims of the brutal genocide in Indonesia in 1965.
In 2007 three boxes were discovered in a closet in Mexico City that had been lost in the chaos in Europe at the beginning of World War II. The Mexican Suitcase looks at the power of memory and asks who owns our memories and where do they belong as a new generation in Spain is beginning to reconcile itself with its own history.
Determined not to succumb to the cost cutting ways of modern dairies and supermarkets, Hook and Son, a family run Sussex farm, stick to their guns and sell raw, unpasteurised milk direct to consumers. Tender, captivating and comical, life on the farm is not just a profession for Stephen Hook, but a labour of love.
Filmmaker Pary El-Qalqili's Palestinian father has always been an enigma to her, spending his days grieving the loss of his homeland in the basement of their Berlin home. As father and daughter journey across the Middle East, El-Qalqili searches to understand the complexities of the Palestinian conflict, and her father's present day rage.