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Groundbreaking Book-on-Film Answers the Question “What is Scientology?”

To address unprecedented worldwide demand, Scientology: The Fundamentals of Thought, L. Ron Hubbard’s first book on the theory and practice of Scientology, is now available as a groundbreaking 90-minute book-on-film. The film was produced and released in response to the overwhelming interest in Scientology, manifested by the more than 160 million visitors to the Church’s official Internet site asking the question: “What is Scientology?” The film, available in English and 15 other languages, provides the answer in an entirely new way.

As a uniquely modern world religion, Scientology is more than a system of beliefs. It contains a practical technology that any person can apply immediately and directly to improve any aspect of his or her life. The Fundamentals of Thought book-on-film takes the viewer through a compelling cinematic description of Scientology technology and practices. Here is the visual journey through which one can learn and understand the principles that define the primary architecture and essence of how life works along with the elements that comprise the “game of life.”

A companion to Mr. Hubbard’s seminal work of the same title, the film combines the power of the written word with the latest advances in cutting-edge computer graphics bringing the principles of Scientology to life in a way that was never before possible. Each discovery revealed in the book is illustrated by breathtaking computer-generated images interwoven with live action. The result is a revolutionary 21st century learning tool to achieve a comprehensive understanding of what makes up the mind, spirit and life.

Scientology: The Fundamentals of Thought film is available on Blu-ray and DVD. (Watch the Introduction from Scientology: The Fundamentals of Thought. Watch an excerpt from Scientology: The Fundamentals of Thought: The Affinity, Reality and Communication Triangle.)

This is the fifth of Mr. Hubbard’s books brought to film in the last three years:

  • Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health is accompanied by the 4 1/2-hour How to Use Dianetics film providing a step-by-step guide to Dianetics principles and procedure to attain a state dreamed of by man throughout the ages—the state of Clear. (Watch an excerpt from How to Use Dianetics.)

  • The Problems of Work film, drawn directly from the pages of the book by the same name, illustrates basic Scientology principles for use in the workaday world. (Watch an excerpt from The Problems of Work.)

  • The Scientology Handbook—Tools for Life is comprised of 19 film chapters that provide an introduction to 19 distinctly different bodies of Scientology technology, including the technology of study, raising children and how to resolve conflicts. (Watch an excerpt from The Scientology Handbook.)

  • The Way to Happiness presents Mr. Hubbard’s unabridged nonreligious moral code on film, with each of the book’s 21 common-sense precepts illustrated through a series of interconnected true-to-life scenarios. (Watch an excerpt from The Way to Happiness.)

All of the above books-on-film are available in English and 15 other languages.

The Scientology religion was founded by author and philosopher L. Ron Hubbard. The first Church of Scientology was opened in the United States in 1954 and has today expanded to more than 11,000 Churches, Missions and affiliated groups, with millions of members in 167 countries.