The book of lone peak is a short documentary about the lone peak high school basketball team and their unexpected rise to the top. A new book delves into scientology lawrence wrights going clear. Its style is a fearless, careening brand of basketball, built on 3pointers, lobs and dunks, seemingly more suited for a playground than the movie. The church of scientology has fired back at going clear. I have researched scientology extensively and can say that this is a very poor documentary as it is so obviously one sided that even if i was not clued up on the subject, i would dismiss it due to its obvious tone. Scientology and the prison of belief is a 2015 documentary film about scientology. A short documentary about the lone peak hs basketball team and their unexpected rise to the top. Leah remini bashes tom cruise in continuing war against. Scientology, hollywood, and the prison of belief by wright, lawrence isbn. How leah remini is trying to expose scientology secrets in. The book of lone peak is a short documentary about a predominantly mormon high school basketball team and its unexpected rise to the top. Scientology, hollywood and the prison of belief 20. Bbc film productions has released a trailer for louis therouxs my scientology documentary which seems to take a more comical approach to the.
This documentary by alex gibney charts the evolution of scientology from its outsider beginnings to its current status as that church tom cruise. Alex gibney takes on scientology in going clear the. The book is diligently researched, calmly expository, and. The book of lone peak is a 21minute documentary, codirected by 14yearold high school student, zack samberg and new york based. After a screening of the documentary, the book of lone peak, codirectors, zack samberg and ben altarescu, answered questions about the film. Its possible that hbos scientology documentary, going clear. The 2012 season was a special one for the lone peak basketball team.
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