The Real Footage in 'The Family' Is so Scary You'll Wish You Were Still Watching Those Cheesy Reenactments

DeciderThis time around, he's helped director/producer Jesse Moss (who collaborated with Gibney on the Netflix series Dirty Money) shine a light on The Family, a vast–and somehow that's an understatement–network of affiliated individuals that span political parties, ...

August 10th 2019


Mark Sanford Explains His Role in 'The Family,' the Secretive Religious Group Exposed on Netflix

Esquire.comA new Netflix docu-series called The Family, which is inspired by Sharlet's 2009 book of the same name and the 2010 follow-up, C Street, examines the mysterious group Sanford was affiliated with, along with many other politicians from both sides of the aisle.

August 10th 2019


Prayer, Politics and Power: 'The Family' Reveals Our Insidious American Theocracy

Rolling StoneThe first episode of the Netflix series is based in large part on Sharlet's personal experiences with the Family, featuring dramatic reenactments of his time at Ivanwald, interspersing shots of muscular young men playing football with somber shots of prayer ...

August 10th 2019


Netflix's 'The Family' raises an eyebrow at secretive DC influence

MashableThe Family is more likely to give you forehead wrinkles than answers. Best categorized as an eyebrow raise told in five acts, Netflix's latest docuseries takes aim at the Christian political organization The Family — officially known as The Fellowship Foundation ...

August 10th 2019