Escaping Twin Flames with Cecilia Peck & Inbal Lessner

Special Guest: Cecilia Peck

Cecilia is an Emmy-nominated director/producer and a Golden Globe nominated actor. Her documentary filmmaking includes Brave Miss World, Seduced: Inside the NXIVM Cult, and Escaping Twin Flames. Cecilia is on the Board of the San Diego International Film Festival and received a Fellowship for Ethics in Documentary Filmmaking from the Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma.

Special Guest: Inbal B. Lessner, ACE

Inbal is an Emmy-nominated and Eddie-winning producer and editor, with Inbal and Cecilia’s Brave Miss World receiving a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking. Inbal has twice been nominated for an American Cinema Editors Award for Best Edited Documentary, and with her team took out the 2024 Eddie Award for Best Edited Non-Theatrical Documentary for episode 3 of Escaping Twin Flames.

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Cecilia Peck and Inbal B. Lessner are the director/producer/editor team behind the award-winning Escaping Twin Flames, a three-part documentary series for Netflix about Twin Flames Universe – a cult you may remember from season 5. This powerhouse duo has turned their talents to investigating high-control groups over their last couple of projects, with Cecilia and Inbal also behind the Starz series Seduced: Inside the NXIVM Cult. Their filmmaking takes a trauma-informed approach with deep care for its subjects, and they share more about their approach as well as what they found out about Twin Flames for this interview episode.

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May 15th, 2024

58 mins 31 secs