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Joshua Oppenheimer

Date of Birth: Sep 23, 1974

Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 12 - You've Seen 0

Biography submitted by JimiAntiloop

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Director (12) | Writer (1)
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The Look of Silence (2014)
A family that survives the genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers. (imdb)
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The Act of Killing (2012)
In this chilling and inventive documentary, the unrepentant former members of Indonesian death squads are challenged to re-enact some of their many murders in the style of the American movies they love. (tiff.net)
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The Globalisation Tapes (2003)
"The Globalization Tapes" were made in collaboration with those a little further down the pile, closer to the mud (and the rubber and the oil), closer to the memories of the massacre that cleared the way for Indonesia's 'modernization'. This film was shot by actual Indonesian workers who after working in the fields each day would work on the film. (freedocumentaries.org)
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Market Update (2002)
Market Update (2002) - Short Film
Joshua Oppenheimer reimagines a sixty-second stock market update as maniacal monologue by a mumbling madman giving a bizarre play-by-play of floor traders and urban pedestrians as the trading day comes to an end. (letterboxd)
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A Brief History of Paradise as Told by the Cockroaches (2002)
They say that when the Earth is destroyed beyond habitation, the only survivors will be the cockroaches. Leashed with ribbons, a small intrusion of cockroaches scramble over magazine spreads of the good life while a schizophrenic pest voice-over mutters recalling the good old days, when food was plentiful and the roach traps were the enemy. (imdb)
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Land of Enchantment (2000)
For eighty cents an hour, prisoners in a New Mexico prison answer telephones for the state tourism hotline. Co-directed by Christine Cynn. (letterboxd)
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The Entire History of the Louisiana Purchase (1998)
A kaleidoscopic history of the American heartland, nuclear weapons and the Native American genocide. (fandor.com)
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These Places We
Experimental video and performance meditating on militias, American fundamentalism, the opening of the American West. (imdb)
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The Challenge of Manufacturing (1996)
Challenge of Manufacturing (1996) is one of his early collages of archival - from industrial films and science fiction - and original footage which draws parallels between a radio talk show call-in description of alien abduction to the experiences of a chicken as it is "processed" (culminating with the image of a tarred and feathered human being). (DVDbeaver)
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Hugh (1996)
Hugh is an elderly man keeping himself active in retirement. His hobbies include teaching children to play the piano, carpentry and driving into town to preach sermons on the evils of homosexuality. (Letterboxd)
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Light Test (1995)
Light Test (1995) - Short Film
An early silent short by Joshua Oppenheimer in which a figure reflects light at the camera. (letterboxd)
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Camera Test (1995)
Camera Test (1995) - Short Film
A group of flower arrangers practice their art in this second silent early short from Joshua Oppenheimer. (letterboxd)
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