Beware the Slenderman (2016)
“The news horrified the world: Two 12-year-old American girls lured a friend into the Wisconsin woods and stabbed her 19 times in an effort to appease a faceless mythical entity known online as Slenderman. But there’s more to the story than the dark headlines it generated. Delving deep into this shocking crime, the sobering documentary Beware the Slenderman examines how an urban myth could take root in impressionable young minds, leading to an unspeakable act.”-HBO
The District Categories: Niche (worth the watch for those interested in the topic), Worth It (worth your time), Classic (one of the best examples of the documentary genre), Skip It (not worth your time)
The District’s Quick Hits
|Awards:||Adrienne Shelley Excellence in Filmmaking Award (Nantucket Film Festival)|
|Where To Stream:||HBOmax|
|Rotten Tomatoes Score ™:||85% (Tomatometer), 52% (Audience)|
|Director:||Irene Taylor Brodsky|
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