Roycroft Film Society

The goal of the Roycroft Film Society is to provide high quality art and foreign films followed by insightful discussion on a monthly basis. The Society currently presents a film the second Sunday of every Month (unless otherwise stated).

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

 Sunday, June 10th, 2018 at 4:00pm
Parkdale Elementary School
141 Girard Ave., East Aurora, NY 14052

Going Clear

2015 - 119min - English
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Sunday, June 10th, 2018 - 4:00pm

Filmmaker Alex Gibney interviews former members of the Church of Scientology and reveals abuses and strange practices within the controversial organization, giving you a behind the scenes view of this often mysterious religion in this award-winning documentary. The film is broken into three distinct acts. In the first, the former Scientologists describe how they joined Scientology; the second act recounts the history of Scientology and its founder L. Ron Hubbard; and in the final act, the film airs allegations of the abuse of church members and misconduct by its leadership, particularly David Miscavige, who is accused of intimidating, beating, imprisoning, and exploiting subordinates. The film depicts the role played by celebrity members, such as Travolta and Tom Cruise, through video clips contrasting their statements with the experiences of former Scientologists.

The film has received widespread praise from critics and was nominated for seven Emmy Awards, winning three, including Best Documentary. It also received a 2015 Peabody Award and won a Best Documentary award from the Writers Guild of America.


 

 

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Tickets for the film are:
$6.00 for members
$8.00 for non-members
Purchase tickets directly at the door of the Parkdale School the day of the show.

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Book a group of eight or more to attend one of our art films and receive a special group discount.
The Group rate is $6.00 per person
For questions, or to book your group please contact Alan Nowicki at (716) 655-0261 or send an e-mail to anowicki@roycroftcampuscorp.com
Group sales must be paid in advance and there are no refunds.

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