Hail Satan?

Hail Satan?
  • 2019
  • US
  • 1h 35min
  • Directed by: Penny Lane
  • UK release: 26 July 2019

Documentary on The Satanic Temple, which rebels against state corruption and challenges hypocrisy about religious pluralism. Filmmaker Lane looks at the ways in which different members reacted to the scandals of Trump’s America; despite the dark material, in its humour and inspiring activism it’s a beacon of hope for our times.

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Lucien Greaves: 'No matter how much you trust somebody you don't know ultimately what's going to be made of your life's work'

4 Jun 2019

Spokesperson and co-founder of The Satanic Temple discusses appearing in Penny Lane's documentary Hail Satan?

'I think we do a public service even in our most crass, blasphemic acts,' explains spokesperson and co-founder of The Satanic Temple, Lucien Greaves – a pseudonym as his real identity is a secret. Recently recognised as a church by the United Federal…

Hail Satan?

30 May 20194 stars

Sundance London 2019: Activist group The Satanic Temple are the focus of Penny Lane's sharp documentary

It might sound scary but, with a rising membership and a mission to 'encourage benevolence and empathy among all people', The Satanic Temple – founded by Lucien Greaves and Malcolm Jarry in 2013 – is certainly worthy of examination. In this entertaining…

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