Nubar Alexanian

Staged reenactments are one of the tools Oscar-winning filmmaker Errol Morris relies on in crafting his documentaries, although the practice is not without controversy. His latest film, “Standard Operating Procedure,” includes re-creations of instances of prisoner abuse that, in reality, were captured in amateur photos at the the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.

( Nubar Alexanian )

Staged reenactments are one of the tools Oscar-winning filmmaker Errol Morris relies on in crafting his documentaries, although the practice is not without controversy. His latest film, “Standard Operating Procedure,” includes re-creations of instances of prisoner abuse that, in reality, were captured in amateur photos at the the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.

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