Jonestown The Life and Death of Peoples Temple

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Release Date: October 20, 2006Running Time: 84 mins.
MPAA Rating: None
Genre: Documentary, Historical

Stanley Nelson
Stanley Nelson
Mark Samuels
Nolad Walker

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The 1960s ushered in nearly two decades of intense social and cultural tumult; it was the Age of Aquarius, change was in the air, revolution on the horizon, and all things seemed possible. Some looked to transcendental meditation, free love, Black Power, or LSD. But for others, Jim Jones, the charismatic and forceful leader of Peoples Temple, offered the perfect balance of spiritual fulfillment and political commitment. Jones not only preached about integration and equality, but built an organization that provided food, clothing and shelter to his congregation and his community. On the surface, Jones and the multi-racial Peoples Temple congregation espoused the values of a model society. But... Full Summary >>