Hail Satan?

Director: Penny Lane
Duration: 95 min


As charming and funny as it is thought-provoking, Hail Satan? traces the extraordinary rise of one of the most colourful and controversial religious movements in American history.

When media-savvy members of the Satanic Temple organise a series of public actions designed to advocate religious freedom and challenge corrupt authority, they prove that, with little more than a clever idea, a mischievous sense of humour and a few rebellious friends, you can speak truth to power in some truly profound ways.

Director Penny Lane strikes a cunning balance between cheeky, brazen entertainment and serious storytelling in this wickedly topical documentary. It’s a timely look at a group of oft-misunderstood outsiders whose commitment to social and political justice has empowered thousands of people around the world.




Club and Group screenings

Tue 20th Aug 20.00 True Stories: - A season of films exploring true stories: from individuals challenging society’s dominant cultural and political stories, no matter the risk to their own liberty; looking in from the outside at those seeking to sow stories of fear; artists telling stories on film, canvas and landscapes; and stories of death-defying courage in acts from the pioneering to the everyday. Playing across all Picturehouse cinemas from June to September.



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