Enemies of the People

The Best Documentaries of 2010 | 13 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

A remarkable number of documentaries challenged basic assumptions about structure and representation, faith and truth.

The Best Independent / International Films of 2010 | 2 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

PopMatters launches our six-day look at 2010's best film, TV and DVDs by spotlighting the 25 best indie and international films of the year, highlighted by a host of superb documentaries, a stellar film from China and one of the finest works of "hillbilly noir" ever.


'Enemies of the People': Then We Would Solve Him | 10 Jan 2011 // 10:10 PM

Filmmaker Thet Sambath's performance is as fascinating as any of his subjects'.

'Enemies of the People': He Very, Very Suffer | 29 Jul 2010 // 10:42 PM

Even as he speaks, you see this is impossible. Even as the film records confessions, including Nuon Chea's, the monstrosity of their actions renders words ineffective, ever incomplete.


Outstanding Documentary, 'Enemies of the People,' on DVD, 28 February | 28 Feb 2012 // 1:00 AM

Late last year, Nuon Chea, better known as Brother Number 2, was charged with war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide, in a UN-based court in

'Enemies of the People', Brilliant and Devastating, Premieres on PBS 12 July | 11 Jul 2011 // 11:00 PM

Structured as a series of memories and gaps, repressions and excavations, Thet Sambath and Rob Lemkin's Enemies of the People tells the story of the

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