"The Nightmare"

Rodney Ascher's Documentary about Sleep Paralysis

December 27, 2015

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Getting a good night's sleep is hard for a lot of people, but imagine trying to drift off when you have terrifying hallucinations. Filmmaker Rodney Ascher documents the unsettling world of sleep paralysis - a strange condition where you can't move or speak and often have visions of demonic "shadow men."