Haggis made his feature film debut as a writer and director with 1996's Red Hot. In 2004, he received a Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar nomination for the Oscar-winning hit Million Dollar Baby.
The next year, he wrote and directed Crash, a complex and racially charged drama about the interlocking lives of several Los Angeles residents. The film received critical acclaim and numerous honors, including Best Picture and Best Screenplay Oscars.
Based on the best-selling exposé by Lawrence Wright, this in-depth documentary about the Church of Scientology includes interviews with eight former members who recall the abuses they witnessed and suffered during their time as followers.