Keith Raniere, NXIVM’s co-founder, was convicted of crimes together with racketeering, racketeering conspiracy, intercourse trafficking, tried intercourse trafficking, intercourse trafficking conspiracy, pressured labor conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy, and manufacturing and possession of kid pornography in June 2019.
As well as, a number of high NXIVM officers, together with Smallville star Allison Mack had been additionally arrested. Raniere obtained a 120-year jail sentence for his crimes. The Vow Half Two is about towards the backdrop of the federal trial of america towards Raniere, providing an unique view into Raniere’s innermost circle, together with NXIVM co-founder Nancy Salzman. Along with the interview with Salzman (clad in an ankle monitoring bracelet), the collection can even function a brand new interview with Raniere from jail.
The logline says: The Vow Half Two goes past the headlines to delve deeply into the character of psychological manipulation. The collection additionally hears from staunch defenders of the work that Raniere and Nancy Salzman spearheaded with their Government Success Packages.
On this chapter of the story, Nancy Salzman examines her position within the rise of NXIVM, her relationship with Raniere and in the end wrestles along with her involvement in rising a company that was accused of fostering predatory conduct and felony exercise.
The Vow Half Two is directed by Jehane Noujaim who government produces alongside Karim Amer, Geralyn White Dreyfous, Nina Fialkow, Lyn Davis Lear, Mike Lerner, Nancy Abraham, Lisa Heller, and Sara Rodriguez. In the meantime, Rosadel Varela serves as a collection producer. Producers embrace Mona Eldaief, Dan Hacker, Richard Hankin, John Miller-Monzon, and Claire Reade and, Marina Nieto Ritger and Hana Wuerker are hooked up as co-producers. Catch a primary take a look at the docuseries within the trailer, above.
The Vow: Half II, Premieres Monday, October 17, 9/8c, HBO
Mary Ellers is Wahu Times’s senior journalist covering federal politics. She has previously wrote for NPR and is a regular contributor to Medium. Mary graduated from Georgetown University’s journalism school with distinction in 2014.