LCWC member, K. V. Turley, has written an article for The Catholic World Report on “The Look of Silence” and the Holy Year of Mercy. In The Look of Silence, Joshua Oppenheimer continues his investigation into the military coup that took place in Indonesia in 1965 to powerful and disturbing effect.
It is rare for a documentary film to arrive with such a fanfare. But The Look of Silence (www.thelookofsilence.com) just has. Perhaps, however, it is not so surprising after all when one considers its director and his earlier and much acclaimed film. What few secular commentators have realized is the aptness of such a release as we prepare for the forthcoming Holy Year and its Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy