Nonfic film organization Cinema Eye has unveiled their inaugural “The Unforgettables” list, celebrating 18 of the year’s “notable and significant” docu subjects – including former Indonesian death squad leader Anwar Congo, the mass killer who’s confronted by his crimes in genocide docu The Act Of Killing. In the pic Congo claims to have murdered over 1,000 people while leading the paramilitary forces that also extorted and terrorized half a million Indonesians in the mid-1960s. But Congo and other perpetrators initially participated in the pic to glorify their atrocities, which they’ve never been held accountable for in Indonesia. Should Cinema Eye be honoring nefarious individuals like this rather than the filmmakers who bring them to light?

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Over 80 filmmakers and Cinema Eye curators voted on the first class of “Unforgettables” honorees selected “to publicly acknowledge the rich collaborations that often take place between subjects and filmmakers,” according to Cinema Eye founding director AJ Schnack. It’s tricky territory. The list includes another killer: Tilikum the deadly orca who killed multiple humans while in captivity, who doesn’t sit for a single interview with the filmmakers in Blackfish.

Here’s the full list of honorees:

Anwar Congo / The Act of Killing
Lisa Fischer / 20 Feet From Stardom
Edwin Honig / First Cousin Once Removed
William Kamkwamba / William and the Windmill
Freda Kelly / Good Ol’ Freda
Kevin Pearce and David Pearce / The Crash Reel
Neil Platt / I Am Breathing
Michael Polley / Stories We Tell
Pug / 12 O’Clock Boys
Rafea / Rafea: Solar Mama
Susan Robinson and Shelley Sella / After Tiller
Chris “Wonder” Schoeck / Bending Steel
Ushio and Noriko Shinohara / Cutie and the Boxer
Tilikum / Blackfish
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova / Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

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