To learn whether the rumours coming from the jungle were true, California congressman Leo Ryan travelled to Guyana. Unable to support a growing number of followers, the Jonestown project quickly began to implode. Members are captivated; his lust for power becomes unstoppable. published by BBC broadcasted as part of BBC Storyville series Storyville documentary about Jim Jones, a charismatic American preacher. Sociopolitical Documentary hosted by Shan Nicholson, On 18th November 1978, over 900 men, women and children lost their lives at Jonestown, a remote settlement established by the People's Temple in northern Guyana. James Warren Jones (May 13, 1931 – November 18, 1978) was an American cult leader, preacher and self-professed faith healer.He launched the Peoples Temple in Indiana during the 1950s. Please enable it to continue. Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle Trailer (short) A Storyville documentary. Uploaded by Unable to support a growing number of followers, the Jonestown project quickly began to implode. Jones had insisted his followers perform 'revolutionary suicide' by drinking poison - either voluntarily or by force. Close Adult Filtered Event The title and synopsis of this program cannot be viewed as the Adult Content Filter is active. Forty years ago, a self-styled holy man named Jim Jones oversaw the mass slaughter of nearly 900 members of his “church,” the Peoples Temple. His followers soon realize it's not the utopia their leader promised. It was there that the abuse and misconduct at the heart of the People's Temple attracted the attention of the press, ruining Jones's public image. No, you’re just a dumbass who followed an even fatter version of the Honky Tonk Man into a jungle. “Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle” features interviews with surviving followers and family members of the deceased, those with the kind of personal and emotional connections to the tragedy … Survivors try to piece their lives back together. Conversation with with Jeff Guinn, Stephen David, Jim Jones Jr. (son), Stephan Jones (son) and Jordan Vilchez (survivor, former Peoples Temple member). The series follows eventual Jonestown leader Jim Jones from his origins as a civil rights-oriented preacher to the creation of Peoples Temple and through the group’s move to Guyana. BBC.Storyville.2020.Jonestown.Terror.in.the.Jungle.720p.HDTV.x264.AAC.MVGroup.org.mkv (1782.06 Mb) Subtitles: [eng], Categories: Sociopolitical | Shan Nicholson | BBC | BBC Storyville | 2020 | English | Name, Jonestown - The Life and Death of Peoples Temple, BBC.Storyville.2020.Jonestown.Terror.in.the.Jungle.720p.HDTV.x264.AAC.MVGroup.org.mkv, https://docuwiki.net/index.php?title=Jonestown:_Terror_in_the_Jungle, Audio Bitrate: Q=0.48 VBR 48KHz (~128Kbps). Jones's excessive drug use, irrational behaviour and the isolation of his followers raised the alarm back home. We're sorry but jw-app doesn't work properly without JavaScript enabled. A documentary looking back at Jim Jones and the massacre in Jonestown, Guyana warns of cult-like devotion to demagogues. 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