Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
‘I am Now Truly Afraid of the Woods’: Behind the Hunt for Sasquatch
News
By News
Published 3 years ago on
April 23, 2021

Share

[aggregation-styles]

Audiences who hit play on Joshua Rofé’s new documentary miniseries Sasquatch in the expectation that someone’s finally gotten some straight answers about that elusive hirsute bastard will be sorely disappointed. “I wasn’t hung up on whether I believe in Bigfoot or whether I buy the details of this story. All of that became secondary and fell by the wayside,” Rofé tells the Guardian via Zoom. “I was struck by the visceral fear present in all these encounter stories. I was taken by how afraid these people were, which was totally authentic.”His three-part project takes the myth of the shy giant allegedly hiding in the wilds of the west coast as a jumping-off point, leaving behind the cryptozoological to pursue something more tangible and knowable. What begins as an inspection of Bigfoot as a sociological phenomenon leads Rofé and his partner-in-true-crime, journalist David Holthouse, to a 1993 triple homicide said by locals to be the handiwork of the infamous ape-creature. But there’s a far darker truth buried deep beneath the legend, pertaining instead to a mammal capable of greater violence than any other in the animal kingdom. “Some monsters are real,” warns the production’s tagline; naturally, it’s referring to homo sapiens.

Read More →

RELATED TOPICS:

DON'T MISS

Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass Safe After Suspect Breaks Into Official Residence, Police Say

DON'T MISS

Newsom Wants to Make It Easier for Arizona Women to Get a California Abortion

DON'T MISS

By Remembering the Genocide, We Can Help Rebuild Armenia

DON'T MISS

Suspect in Killing of Idaho Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shot by Police, Authorities Say

DON'T MISS

15 People Injured When Tram Collides With Guardrail at Universal Studios Theme Park

DON'T MISS

Israel’s Military Intelligence Chief Resigns Over Failure to Prevent Hamas Attack on Oct. 7

DON'T MISS

RIP, Roman Gabriel, 83: First Filipino-American QB in NFL Was 1969 MVP

DON'T MISS

Aid Approval Brings Ukraine Closer to Replenishing Troops Struggling to Hold Front Lines

DON'T MISS

Columbia Cancels In-Person Classes as Demonstrations Sprout on US Campuses to Protest Israel War

DON'T MISS

Giants Struggle Against Sub Starter, Fall to Diamondbacks

UP NEXT

Rise of the Anti-“Woke” Democrat

UP NEXT

High-Level Saudi Visit Follows Multimillion-Dollar Foreign Influence Operation

UP NEXT

Iran and Russia Move to Fill Diplomatic Vacuum in Afghanistan

UP NEXT

Pelosi’s Husband Locked In $5.3 Million From Alphabet Options

UP NEXT

Experts Reportedly See Major Damage in Attack on Iran Centrifuge Plant

UP NEXT

Opinion: School Choice Marches Ahead

UP NEXT

Zakaria: Americans Care About History Because the Stakes Are High

UP NEXT

California Democrats Are Reliably Pro-Labor. But One Union Is Testing Their Patience.

UP NEXT

The Tightrope Walk Democrats Have Ahead on Two Separate Infrastructure Bills

UP NEXT

Bill Barr on Trump’s Election Fraud Claims: “It Was All Bullsh*t”

Suspect in Killing of Idaho Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shot by Police, Authorities Say

2 hours ago

15 People Injured When Tram Collides With Guardrail at Universal Studios Theme Park

2 hours ago

Israel’s Military Intelligence Chief Resigns Over Failure to Prevent Hamas Attack on Oct. 7

2 hours ago

RIP, Roman Gabriel, 83: First Filipino-American QB in NFL Was 1969 MVP

2 hours ago

Aid Approval Brings Ukraine Closer to Replenishing Troops Struggling to Hold Front Lines

2 hours ago

Columbia Cancels In-Person Classes as Demonstrations Sprout on US Campuses to Protest Israel War

2 hours ago

Giants Struggle Against Sub Starter, Fall to Diamondbacks

2 hours ago

Trump Tried to ‘Corrupt’ the 2016 Election, Prosecutor Alleges as Hush Money Trial Gets Underway

2 hours ago

The US is Expected to Block Aid to an Israeli Military Unit. What is Leahy Law That It Would Cite?

3 hours ago

Ohtani Breaks Matsui’s HR Record as Dodgers Rip Mets to End Skid

3 hours ago

Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass Safe After Suspect Breaks Into Official Residence, Police Say

LOS ANGELES — Police in Los Angeles arrested a suspect following a break-in at the home of Mayor Karen Bass on Sunday morning, officials sai...

12 seconds ago

12 seconds ago

Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass Safe After Suspect Breaks Into Official Residence, Police Say

5 mins ago

Newsom Wants to Make It Easier for Arizona Women to Get a California Abortion

56 mins ago

By Remembering the Genocide, We Can Help Rebuild Armenia

2 hours ago

Suspect in Killing of Idaho Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shot by Police, Authorities Say

2 hours ago

15 People Injured When Tram Collides With Guardrail at Universal Studios Theme Park

2 hours ago

Israel’s Military Intelligence Chief Resigns Over Failure to Prevent Hamas Attack on Oct. 7

2 hours ago

RIP, Roman Gabriel, 83: First Filipino-American QB in NFL Was 1969 MVP

2 hours ago

Aid Approval Brings Ukraine Closer to Replenishing Troops Struggling to Hold Front Lines

MENU

CONNECT WITH US

Search

Send this to a friend