Posted on Monday, August 24th, 2020 by Ethan Anderton
Last night, HBO began its new nine-part documentary series The Vow. The series takes a close look at NXIVM, an American multi-level marketing company and self-help group that was actually a cult accused of being a recruiting platform for a secret society known as “The Vow” (or sometimes “DOS”) in which women were branded and forced into sexual slavery.
Following the debut of the first episode of The Vow, HBO has released a more extensive trailer revealing what’s in store for the rest of the series. Filmmakers Jehane Noujaim and Karim Amer (The Great Hack, The Square, Control Room) are diving into the deep end of NXIVM to reveal the complicated truths behind the many headlines driven by this, and one of them even has a personal connection to the group, which sparked the entire documentary project. Read More »