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POV airs new independent documentaries on Monday nights during the summer and fall.

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The Act of Killing
Monday, October 6, 10:00pm
2.1[D] (WGBH-HD)
The acclaimed "Act of Killing" finds former Indonesian death-squad leader Anwar Congo and his friends, who helped kill more than a million people during the 1965 military takeover of their country, re-enacting their roles in the atrocities.

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