Despite its change in account sharing policy or its new ad-supported plans, Netflix is still the same in 2023 as the announcement of his new true-crime documentary that will hit the platform in March. Titled Waco: American Apocalypsewill once again review one of the darkest episodes in modern American history: the siege of Waco.
The documentary It will premiere on Netflix on March 22., just when the 30th anniversary of this siege on David Koresh’s sect that lasted 51 days is celebrated. Waco: American Apocalypse is directed by Tiller Russell, who has already worked with Netflix on other true crimes such as Night Stalker: On the Hunt for a Serial Killer.
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Considered the largest gun battle on US soil since the Civil War, the siege of Waco began on February 28, 1993, when the FBI and other security agents decided to act on the sect founded by David Koreshcalled the Branch Davidians, on which accusations of use of weapons and sexual abuse weighed, in addition to other crimes.
When the agents arrived at the place where they were, Koresh convinced his people not to let them enter. beginning a siege that would last for 51 days and that it would end when three simultaneous fires originated inside the buildings in which the Davidians protected themselves from outside attacks.
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New images and recordings
Although it may seem that the story of the siege of Waco has been told dozens of times, this time director Tiller Russell has recordings made inside the Negotiation center set up by the FBI as well as images recorded by the agents that have not been seen before. It will also feature interviews with survivors of the siege and one of Koresh’s women.
The documentary series Waco: American Apocalypse is going to be divided into three unique episodes that will have an average duration of about 50 minutes and will only be available on Netflix.