Alex Gibney Takes on Scientology

March 28, 2015 1:03 AM

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Alex Gibney is a master documentarian of the American scene and master provocateur. He's made films about Enron, torture practices of the United States, Lance Armstrong, and child abuse in the Catholic church. So when he takes on the hot button topic of Scientology, attention must be paid.

The great mystery probed in "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" - screening March 29th on HBO - is how and why this religion, church, cult -- call it what you will -- has attracted legions of followers, many apparently intelligent and rational, while inviting them to believe that the...

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