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The chilling documentary “What Haunts Us,” about the rampant sexual abuse at a Charleston, South Carolina high school, is absolutely the stuff of nightmares and will linger far longer in its audience’s minds than most films about imagined terrors.

Filmmaker Paige Goldberg Tolmach, after seven of her former schoolmates at Porter-Gaud killed themselves, examines the molestation and rape of numerous boys by their teacher, Eddie Fischer, in the late 1970s and early ’80s.

“What Haunts Us” features interviews with survivors as well as archival footage of the man responsible for so much pain, but the director also reveals that the school and community could have done much more to stop him.

Read the story at the Los Angeles Times.

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