None of the TVR crew has seen this film, but it has received much critical buzz from other outlets. Opening in New York City today at the Sunshine Cinema, The Act of Killing could come to a theater near you, but the buzz has to extend beyond New York, Austin, L.A. and D.C.  Help spread the buzz via Twitter (@TheActOfKilling), Facebook, email, etc. The larger buzz this film receives, the greater chance one has of seeing it as it should be seen–in a theater.

Here’s the official trailer.




“★★★★★ The most compelling thing you’ll ever see…
Almost every frame is astonishing” –The Guardian

“Could well change how you view the documentary form” –Los Angeles Times

“The Act of Killing is one of the few films now in theaters that demands to be seen” –The Nation

“A radical development in the documentary form and as an explosive journalistic expose” –CNN

“ A towering achievement in filmmaking, documentary or otherwise.” –The Playlist

“To dub Joshua Oppenheimer’s documentary a masterpiece is at once warranted and yet somehow limiting, the term too narrow for what the first-time filmmaker
achieves with his debut” – Village Voice

For more information on the film and openings in other cities, please visit

Trailer and other promotional material provided by Drafthouse Films.

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