Release Date 2015

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

Synopsis /

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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Director /

  • Alex Gibney

Writer /

  • Alex Gibney

Producers /

  • Alex Gibney
  • Lawrence Wright
  • Kristen Vaurio

Executive Producer /

  • Sheila Nevins

Cinematographers /

  • Yutaka Yamazaki
  • Sam Painter

Editor /

  • Andy Grieve