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POV

This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects.

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Mon., October 6, 2014
10:00 pm
(120 minutes)

The Act of Killing  

The acclaimed "Act of Killing" finds former Indonesian death-squad leader Anwar Congo and his friends, who helped kill more than a million people during the 1965 military takeover of their country, re-enacting their roles in the atrocities. To them and many countrymen, however, the slaughter was not a nightmarish event, but a patriotic endeavor. Yet, as he re-enacts the events, for the first time in his life Anwar unexpectedly confronts the consequences of his long-ago actions.

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Mon., October 6, 2014
10:00 pm
(120 minutes)

The Act of Killing  

The acclaimed "Act of Killing" finds former Indonesian death-squad leader Anwar Congo and his friends, who helped kill more than a million people during the 1965 military takeover of their country, re-enacting their roles in the atrocities. To them and many countrymen, however, the slaughter was not a nightmarish event, but a patriotic endeavor. Yet, as he re-enacts the events, for the first time in his life Anwar unexpectedly confronts the consequences of his long-ago actions.

WETA HD Logo

Wed., October 8, 2014
2:30 am
(120 minutes)

The Act of Killing  

The acclaimed "Act of Killing" finds former Indonesian death-squad leader Anwar Congo and his friends, who helped kill more than a million people during the 1965 military takeover of their country, re-enacting their roles in the atrocities. To them and many countrymen, however, the slaughter was not a nightmarish event, but a patriotic endeavor. Yet, as he re-enacts the events, for the first time in his life Anwar unexpectedly confronts the consequences of his long-ago actions.

WETA TV 26 Logo

Wed., October 8, 2014
2:30 am
(120 minutes)

The Act of Killing  

The acclaimed "Act of Killing" finds former Indonesian death-squad leader Anwar Congo and his friends, who helped kill more than a million people during the 1965 military takeover of their country, re-enacting their roles in the atrocities. To them and many countrymen, however, the slaughter was not a nightmarish event, but a patriotic endeavor. Yet, as he re-enacts the events, for the first time in his life Anwar unexpectedly confronts the consequences of his long-ago actions.