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In Indonesia, A Genocide Restaged For The Camera

NPR's Bob Mondello reviews a documentary that raised hackles and inspired hosannahs when it played at the Telluride Film Festival. The Act of Killing includes images of an Indonesian genocide — re-enacted by the perpetrators — that add up to a singularly arresting act of cinema. (Recommended)