Political documentaries

Our two cases of political documentary are directed by Joshua Oppenheimer. We have interviewed audiences in Denmark, Sweden, Great Britain, Japan and Colombia. The production and audience research for this project is still ongoing.

The Act of Killing involves production interviews including interviews with the director and the producer of the film. The audience data consist of in-depth interviews with Japanese audiences, UK audiences,  Colombian audiences and finally audiences from Denmark and Sweden.

The Act of Killing (2012)









We have conducted 22 audience interviews with Danish and Swedish audiences of the political documentary The Look of Silence along with 2 production interviews. Further, observations were conducted during the premier at Grand Theatre in Copenhagen and vox-pop interviews with 9 audiences at the premiere.

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The Look of Silence (2015)





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