Louis Theroux film - 'My Scientology Movie' - to premiere October 14 at the London Film Festival - 2015-09-01
The BFI London Film Festival announced today that among the films it has selected for its 59th year will be My Scientology Movie, the highly anticipated BBC-backed Louis Theroux feature that will premiere on October 14.
Produced by Oscar-winner Simon Chinn and directed by John Dower, the film is presented by Theroux, who has made a career out of gently coaxing amazing interviews out of people in some of America's strangest subcultures. And while he was filming this movie he became the target of Scientology's camera-wielding crazies, as we reported last December.
In one incident, former Scientology executive Mark "Marty" Rathbun was filming scenes with Theroux at a Hollywood studio when, as they were exiting, they were ambushed by two older Scientologists carrying handheld cameras.