If you have not seen this documentary, you need to make it your business.
There’s never been a film like it. I tried to find one.
NYRB: In its revealing examination of the genesis of moral conscience and of the psychology of evil, The Act of Killing is less like any film I can recall than like journalist Gita Sereny’s book-length interviews with Albert Speer and the commandant of Treblinka.
Poster by Neil Kellerhouse
Here’s the DP/30 interview with Joshua Oppenheimer