Joshua Oppenheimer

Joshua Lincoln Oppenheimer (born September 23, 1974) is an American-born British film director based in Copenhagen, Denmark.[1][2] He is known for his Oscar-nominated films The Act of Killing (2012) and The Look of Silence (2014), Oppenheimer was a 2014 recipient of the MacArthur fellowship[3] and a 1997 Marshall Scholar.[4]

Joshua Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer in 2015
Born
Joshua Lincoln Oppenheimer

(1974-09-23) September 23, 1974 (age 47)
Austin, Texas, U.S.
Nationality
Alma materHarvard College (B.A.)
Central Saint Martins (Ph.D.)
OccupationFilm director
Years active1995–present
Notable work
The Act of Killing
The Look of Silence
AwardsMacArthur Fellowship
Marshall Scholarship
BAFTA
European Film Award
Grand Jury Prize (Venice Film Festival)

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