Monday, November 24, 2014

Free Movie Screening and Reception - The Act of Killing

Award-Winning Oscar-nominated Documentary
The Act of Killing

Reception, Screening and Discussion with the Director
December 2, 6:30p.m.
Colony Ballroom-Stamp Student Union

The Global Communities Living-Learning Program presents Joshua Oppenheimer, award-winning documentary director and 2014 McArthur Fellow, in this campus premiere. Dr. Shibley Telhami, Sadat Chair for Peace and Development, will lead a Q&A with the director after the screening. The filmmakers follow unrepentant death squad leaders in Indonesia and challenge them to dramatize their role in genocide, producing a unique and powerful melding of art and remembrance. The screening and discussion will be preceded by a reception.