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Cult Massacre: One Day in Jonestown

A survivor recounts the final hours of an idealistic organization led by Jim Jones in a tragic mass casualty event.


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Cult Massacre: One Day in Jonestown is a documentary, featuring interviews and rich archival footage, that delves into the Jonestown tragedy, a town that housed a cult led by Jim Jones. Divided into episodes, the documentary seeks to understand the roots of Jones's extremism, as well as the story of his arrival in the utopian town in Guyana – and, of course, it discusses the tragic end of the cult, with a mass casualty event leaving 918 dead. A documentary that recovers an important part of history and highlights the dangers of cults and radicalism.



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Survivors and eyewitnesses tell the immersive story of Jim Jones’ idealistic organization’s final hours that spiraled into a mass casualty event.


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