HEAVEN’S GATE: THE CULT OF CULTS is a thorough examination of the infamous UFO cult through the eyes of its former members and loved ones. What started in 1975 with the disappearance of 20 people from a small town in Oregon ended in 1997 with the largest suicide on US soil and changed the face of modern new age religion forever. This four-part docuseries uses never-before-seen footage and first-person accounts to explore the infamous UFO cult that shocked the nation with their out-of-this-world beliefs.
At the root of all of director Clay Tweel’s projects is a quest to discover the “why” behind the seemingly unbelievable. With a genuine compassion, Clay unpacks these sensitive stories and brings viewers into a previously inaccessible world. Clay’s latest project, HEAVEN’S GATE: THE CULT OF CULTS, explores the journey of the titular Heaven’s Gate cult from its inception to it’s tragic end through archival footage and interviews with ex-members and their families. This riveting doc series is coming to HBO Max on Thursday, December 3, 2020.
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