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Award-winning filmmaker Louis Theroux revisits the hugely controversial Westboro Baptist Church, investigating what effect the death of its founder and figurehead Pastor Fred Phelps has had on its members and those who have since left. Thirteen years since first encountering one of America’s most notorious hate groups, Louis makes a long-anticipated return to Kansas to immerse himself in the strange and unpleasant world of Westboro. He explores what happens when a group largely populated by one family loses its patriarch. Louis discovers how Pastor Phelps’ doctrine of divine hate has cast a shadow not only on the church’s true-believers but also on those who have managed to escape Westboro’s vice-like grip.

Louis Theroux Surviving Westboro

Louis Theroux: Surviving Westboro

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