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Prolific filmmaker Ti West returns with The Sacrament, a chilling mockumentary thriller that sees three journalists head out to a strange cult and discover what really goes on behind closed doors.

We had the pleasure of speaking to Ti on the phone, discussing the challenges that come with the handheld footage sub-genre, ensuring that his feel is steeped in realism – in spite of the overstated, cinematic approach – while he discusses his upcoming feature In a Valley of Violence, which stars a certain John Travolta

The film is of course presented as a faux-Vice documentary. How did they come to be involved, and why them in particular?

I wanted to use a real brand to do this fake documentary thing, and you know, what Vice are doing is really cool and they’re at the forefront of video journalism and embedded journalism, and doing these fringe stories. But more importantly, in »

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