Film Details

Nomination Category:

Best Documentary Feature Film

Ceremony Year:



Denmark, Norway, United Kingdom


Signe Byrge Sørensen, Joram Ten Brink, Christine Cynn, Anne Köhncke, Joshua Oppenheimer, Michael Uwemedimo and anonymous Indonesian producers


Torstein Grude, Bjarte Mørner Tveit, Joshua Oppenheimer and Christine Cynn


Joshua Oppenheimer, Christine Cynn and anonymous

Anwar Congo and his friends have been dancing their way through musical numbers, twisting arms in film noir gangster scenes, and galloping across prairies as yodeling cowboys.

Their foray into filmmaking is being celebrated in the media and debated on television, even though Anwar Congo and his friends are mass murderers.

Watch Anne Köhncke’s backstage interview after accepting the 2013 Best Documentary Feature Film Award for The Act of Killing.