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Cults: Dangerous Devotion

When faith and fear collide.

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?

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.

Sandya Viswanathan
Executive Producer
Peter Schnall
Mark Fason
Molly McKinley
Associate Producer
David Schein
Original Music by
Gary Pozner
Cinematography by
Peter Schnall
Richard Neill
Jerry Risius
Rick Robertson
David Schein
Scott Simper
Ed Slatterly
Additional Music
Chang Wook Gil
Jin Soo Kim