Published on Feb 8, 2016
The dark and dangerous world of cults has long been a source of both fascination and fear. What attracts followers to cults and, more importantly, what makes them stay?
In this special feature-length documentary, journey behind closed doors into a secret world where faith and devotion give way to desperation and despair.
From the bizarre prophecies of Charles Manson to the desperate paranoia of Jim Jones, cult leaders draw followers into worlds of power, obsession, and sometimes death.
Hear from parents who have lost their children to cults and travel back in time to examine how cults have been attracting devotees throughout history.
Featuring archival footage and interviews with renowned scholars, survivors, and faithful adherents, CULTS: DANGEROUS DEVOTION is an eye-opening examination of a hidden world few people will ever see.