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History, Memory, Reenactment

The films in this collection strive to bring to our attention highly contested and still bleeding histories. They use the form of documentary with all its creativity to counter pervasive modes of power, states of impunity, directed forgetfulness, and the silencing of traumatic memories.

New Currents Collections
Especially curated by Film Platform, aim to explore new directions and developments in documentary craftsmanship. They are organized according to major aesthetic trends and fields of influence which permeate documentary filmmaking today.

Films in this subject

The Act Of Killing
In this chilling and inventive Oscar nominated documentary, the unrepentant former members of Indonesian death squads re-enact some of their many murders in the style of the American movies they love.
Language: Indonesian (with full English subtitles available)
Running Time: 159 min.
Year of production: 2012
The Look of Silence
In this highly-anticipated companion to The Act of Killing, Joshua Oppenheimer offers another haunting look at the Indonesian genocide, this time from the perspective of the victims.
Language: Indonesian, Javanese (with full English subtitles available)
Running Time: 99 min.
Year of production: 2014
Ford Transit
Rajai, a Palestinian “service” taxi driver ferries his passengers between East Jerusalem and Ramallah. En route, he either gives you insight into the challenges faced by Palestinians under Israeli occupation or drives you crazy. Or both.
Language: Arabic (with full English subtitles available)
Running Time: 80/60 min.
Year of production: 2002
Iraqi Odyssey
Acclaimed Iraqi filmmaker Samir pays moving homage to the frustrated democratic dreams of a people plagued by dictatorship, war, and foreign occupation of Iraq.
Director: Samir
Language: Arabic, English, German, Russian (with full English subtitles available)
Running Time: 92 min.
Year of production: 2014