Joshua Oppenheimer

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Joshua Oppenheimer
Lahir Joshua Lincoln Oppenheimer
23 September 1974 (umur 39)
Texas, Amerika Serikat
Kewarganegaraan Amerika Serikat, Inggris
Pekerjaan Sutradara


Joshua Lincoln Oppenheimer (lahir 23 September 1974 di Texas, Amerika Serikat) adalah sutradara film berkebangsaan Amerika dan Inggris tinggal di Copenhagen, Denmark.

Film karya Oppenheimer mengaburkan batas antara fiksi dan dokumenter. Dipengaruhi oleh montase eksperimental gurunya, Dusan Makavejev, film panjang pertamanya The Entire History of the Louisiana Purchase (1997) memenangi penghargaan Gold Hugo pada Chicago International Film Festival (1998)[1] dan di putar perdana pada Telluride Film Festival 1997.

Dari tahun 2001 sampai 2012, Oppenheimer membuat beberapa film di Indonesia. [2]

Film terbaru Joshua Oppenheimer Jagal atau dalam bahasa Inggris The Act of Killing (2012) diputar pertama kali pada Telluride Film Festival 2012. Sejak pemutaran perdana film ini telah memenangkan banyak penghargaan internasional, termasuk Panorama Audience Award dan Prize of the Ecumenical Jury dari Berlin International Film Festival 2013.[3] Film Jagal juga memenangi Robert Award dari Film Academy of Denmark, selain Bodil Awards dari Asosiasi Kritikus Film Nasional Denmark.[4] The Act of Killing juga mendapatkan Penghargaan Aung San Suu Kyi pada Festival Film Internasional Hak Azasi dan Martabat Manusia 2013 di Yangon, Myanmar. [5]

Pendidikan[sunting | sunting sumber]

Joshua Oppenheimer mendapatkan gelar Bachelor of Arts (BA) dengan predikat summa cum laude dalam bidang film dari Harvard University, dan gelar Ph.D. dari Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London, melalui beasiswa Marshall Scholarship.

Filmografi[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • Hugh (1995)
  • These Places We've Learned to Call Home (1996)
  • The Challenge of Manufacturing (1997)
  • The Entire History of the Louisiana Purchase (1997)
  • The Globalisation Tapes (2003)
  • A Brief History of Paradise as Told by the Cockroaches (2003)
  • Market Update (2003)
  • Postcard from Sun City, Arizona (2004)
  • Muzak: a tool of management (2004)
  • Show of Force (2007)
  • Several Consequences of the Decline of Industry in the Industrialised World (2008)
  • Jagal/The Act of Killing (2012)

Buku[sunting | sunting sumber]

  • Going through the motions and becoming other. (With Michael Uwemedimo, co-author). In: Chanan, Michael, (ed.) Visible evidence. Wallflower Press, 2007. London, UK. (In Press)
  • History and Histrionics: Vision Machine's Digital Poetics. (With Michael Uwemedimo, co-author). In: Marchessault, Janine and Lord, Susan, (eds.) Fluid screens, expanded cinema. University of Toronto Press, 2007, Toronto, Canada, pp. 167–183. ISBN 978-0-8020-9297-7.
  • Show of force: a cinema-séance of power and violence in Sumatra's plantation belt. (With Michael Uwemedimo, co-author). In Critical Quarterly, Volume 51, No 1, April 2009, pp. 84–110. Edited by: Colin MacCabe. Blackwell Publishing, 2009. ISSN 0011-1562.
  • Killer Images: Documentary Film, Memory and the Performance of Violence. (With Joram Ten Brink, co-author). Columbia University Press (28 Feb 2013), ISBN 0231163347, ISBN 978-0231163347

Referensi[sunting | sunting sumber]

  1. ^ Awards for The Entire History of the Louisiana Purchase. Internet Movie Database.
  2. ^ Uwemedimo, Michael (2009). In MacCabe, Colin. Show of force: a cinema-séance of power and violence in Sumatra's plantation belt. Blackwell Publishing. hlm. 84–110. ISSN 0011-1562. 
  3. ^ Awards from 63rd Berlin International Film Festival for The Act of Killing. Internet Movie Database.
  4. ^ Robert Award & 66th Bodil Awards for The Act of Killing. Internet Movie Database.
  5. ^ Aung San Suu Kyi Award. Human Rights Human Dignity International Film Festival 2013

Pranala Luar[sunting | sunting sumber]

(Inggris) Joshua Oppenheimer di Internet Movie Database