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Arts Express: The Act Of Killing -A Conversation Director Joshua Oppenheimer

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Joshua Oppenheimer Talks The Act Of Killing.

And his documentary about the secret slaughter of millions of activists and workers in Indonesia by right wing paramilitaries. And those death squads today, who gleefully reenact and brag on camera about their political carnage. Raw and wrenching, but with a narrow retro-focus. And much like Woody Harrelson in Out Of The Furnace and its blame the victim blue collar brutality in the extreme, the documentary politically locates truth evasively within the bottom feeder homicidal battalions, who do the bidding of their far more economically enriched masters.

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A Werner Herzog Christmas: The German director performs his satirical take on 'Twas The Night Before Christmas.'

Poetry Corner: West Coast poet activist Julia Stein reads her work.

Continuing syndicated features of Arts Express: Expression In The Arts are hosted by Prairie Miller, and air locally and nationally on the Pacifica Radio Network and WBAI/Affiliate Stations, including WPRR Public Reality Radio. And if you'd like to Express yourself too, you can write to: ArtsExpressradio@gmail.com

Prairie Miller is a NY multimedia journalist online, in print and on radio, and on WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network's Arts Express. Read more reviews by Prairie Miller. Contact Prairie through NewsBlaze. Read more stories by Prairie Miller.

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