(NEWSER) – A documentary about Scientology debuts at Sundance later this month, and the church is not happy about it. Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, from filmmaker Alex Gibney, includes interviews with people who have left the religion behind, and starting today, the Church of Scientology is expected to launch full-page newspaper ads decrying Gibney's "journalistic lapses," the New York Times reports.
Specifically, the ad asks whether the documentary is "a Rolling Stone/UVARedux." The church says Gibney rejected a dozen requests to meet and talk about the church's problems with the film, but Gibney says all of the current church officials and members he asked to interview for the film "either declined, did not respond, or set unreasonable conditions."
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