I Am a Cult Survivor, directed by DEGANZ member Karen McKenzie, follows the story of 17-year old David Ready and his journey escaping the religious cult, Gloriavale. After the death of his younger sister, David took on the leaders of the religious community, and was subsequently expelled from the only home he had ever known.

I Am a Cult Survivor – I Am David Ready is part of the third season of I Am, produced by Screentime New Zealand. It follows the tragic yet inspiring real-life stories of five local New Zealanders who have overcome adversity. The series, which has finished airing on TVNZ 1, is free to watch now on TVNZ OnDemand.

Last updated on 2 November 2021