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'The Look of Silence' Wins Three Cinema Eye Honors


The Look of Silence won three awards at the ninth annual Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking.

The documentary received Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Feature Filmmaking, Outstanding Achievement in Direction (Joshua Oppenheimer), and Outstanding Achievement in Production (Signe Byrge Sørensen).

The film is the companion piece to Oppenheimer and Sørensen's The Act of Killing, which won the 2004 Cinema Eye awards for outstanding feature and production.

The Look of Silence explores the Indonesian genocide and its terrifying legacy from the victim’s point of view, following one man on his search for the truth as he confronts his brother’s killers.

See the complete list of 2016 Cinema Eye Honors winners here.

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