Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief is a 2015 documentary film about Scientology. Directed by Alex Gibney and produced by HBO, it is based on Lawrence Wright's book Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief (2013). The film premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. It 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 the award for Best Documentary Screenplay from the Writers Guild of America.

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    director Alex Gibney
    editor Andy Grieve
    musicBy Fall On Your Sword
    producer Alex Gibney Kristen Vaurio Lawrence Wright
    productionCompany Jigsaw Productions
    publisher HBO Documentary Films
    theme dance documentary