Tag: The Sacrament

June 12, 2014 / / Main Slate


In the thirty-six years since Jonestown we have been left with just as many questions as we have answers.  Though the fascination with the mass suicide has persisted over these years, film has not focused its lens on these tragedies.  In Ti West’s THE SACRAMENT he explores Jonestown, through a very close fictional approximation of the People’s Temple settlement, and the events directly preceding the deaths.