American Monster

Institute History

  • 2016 Women's Financing Intensive


When two bodies are found in local ne'er-do-well Pazuzu Algarad's backyard, the quiet suburb of Clemmons, NC is forever changed. Told in the Southern Gothic tradition against a backdrop of hidden addiction, mental illness and poverty, American Monster examines the culture that created an "Islamic Satanist" boogeyman, and the boy who grew to become their greatest nightmare.

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