Curse of the Blair Witch
A sci-fi mockumentary investigating the back story and myth behind the disappearance of three student filmmakers who ventured into the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, in 1994 to shoot a documentary on the local legend of the Blair Witch and were never heard from again. Uses footage from the theatrically released (July 1999) film, "The Blair Witch Project." Made in traditional documentary style, the special constructs the mythology of the Blair Witch, beginning with the tale of Elly Kedward, tried and convicted of being a witch in 1785 in Blair (now Burkittsville), Maryland. She was taken out of town, tied to a tree and left for dead. A little over a year later, all of her accusers and half the town's children mysteriously vanished. In 1994, three students decided to make the Blair Witch the subject of their documentary film project. The filmmakers disappeared and their bodies were never found.