Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief


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World premiere at 2015 Sundance Film Festival; television premiere on HBO in March 2015.

Going Clear intimately profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, shining a light on how they attract true believers and the things they do in the name of religion.

Short theatrical run in March 2015 at select theaters: LACMA, Presidio Theater in SF, Arclight in Hollywood, Lincoln Center in NY.
Second theatrical run in select cities in September and October 2015.

Film now available on DVD, Blu-ray and on VOD platforms (iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, etc.) (release by FilmRise).

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Written & Directed by
Alex Gibney

Alex Gibney
Lawrence Wright
Kristen Vaurio

Executive Producers for Sky Atlantic
Chris Wilson

Executive Producers for BSkyB
Celia Taylor

Yutaka Yamazaki
Sam Painter

Executive Producer
Sheila Nevins
For HBO Documentary Films:

Supervising Producer
Sara Bernstein

Andy Grieve

Associate Producer
Jacqui Lewis

Additional Editing
Hannah Vanderlan

Director of Photography
Sam Painter

Will Bates