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Showing posts with label Crime. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Crime. Show all posts

Sep 20, 2019

Speed Demons (2018)


When a popular honors graduate becomes an unlikely campus gunman, citizen sleuths embark across the country to investigate the metamorphosis of a respected prosecutor turned mass shooter. Their investigation exposes a government cover-up, paints a picture of corporate greed, and unravels a medical mystery linking multiple school shootings.

Prison Kids: A Crime Against America's Children (2015)


Prison Kids offers an in-depth look at the country's broken juvenile justice systems. it examines how the United States incarcerates children at a higher rate than any other developed country and travels across the country to look at the stories if kids who grew up behind bars.

Sep 19, 2019

Cocaine Cowboys: Reloaded (2014)


In the 1980s, ruthless Colombian cocaine barons invaded Miami with a brand of violence unseen in this country since Prohibition-era Chicago. Cocaine Cowboys is the true story of how Miami became the drug, murder and cash capital of the United States. But it isn't the whole story - Pulling from hundreds of hours of additional interviews and recently uncovered archival news footage, Cocaine Cowboys has been RELOADED: packed with footage and stories that have never been told about Griselda Blanco, the MedellĂ­n Cartel, and Miami's Cocaine Wars, with firsthand accounts by hit man Jorge 'Rivi' Ayala, cocaine trafficker Jon Roberts, smuggler Mickey Munday, and others. Cocaine Cowboys: Reloaded recreates Miami's Cocaine Wars like you've never experienced it.

Sep 17, 2019

O.J. Speaks: The Hidden Tapes (2015)


Provides unique access inside Simpson's civil trial and his rare deposition tapes. Fred Goldman and members of the civil trial legal team, including Daniel Petrocelli, are interviewed exclusively for the special.

While No One Is Watching (2013)


While No One Is Watching depicts the commercial sexual exploitation of children in all its guises. The film narrates the fight against sexual violence through the stories of the children, the police and the organizations.

Sep 13, 2019

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (2013)


Follows the court case of three members of the Russian feminist punk protest group Pussy Riot after their performance in a Russian Orthodox cathedral.

The Seven Five (2014)


Former NYPD officer Michael Dowd tells how he and his partner committed a long list of crimes, including running their own cocaine ring, while on the job in the 1980s and early '90s.

In the Shadow of the Towers: Stuyvesant High on 9/11 (2019)


Drawing on intimate access to eight eyewitnesses, this documentary offers a unique perspective on this tragic events of September 11, 2001.

Behind the Bullet (2019)


Every year, thousands of people are killed by guns in America. Each shooting devastates and forever changes the victim's family and friends. Behind the Bullet explores a side of gun violence that's rarely talked about - the impact a shooting has on the shooter. Four individuals share how the pull of a trigger changed them emotionally, physically, psychologically, and spiritually. They describe the conflicting emotions and moral injury that comes after a self-defense, accidental, or unintentional shooting, offering a new and unbiased perspective on gun violence.

Alison (2016)


In 1994 Alison Botha is raped then stabbed more than 60 times. Left for dead, she finds the will to survive and turns trauma into triumph.

Sep 12, 2019

Goodnight, Sugar Babe: The Killing of Vera Jo Reigle (2013)


The discovery of the mutilated body of a mentally challenged young mother begins a journey into madness that is so unbelievable the mastermind behind the crime ultimately got away with murder. Revealing for the first time how and why it happened filmmaker J. David Miles ventures into the insane mind of a small town crime family's matriarch and uncovers a conspiracy that continues to elude law enforcement to this very day. By going straight to the murderers themselves for interviews it is a true crime investigation like you have never seen, unveiling an alternate motive to what was presented in the courtroom that is as bizarre as it is heartbreaking.

Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing (2016)


Documentary about several survivors of the Boston Marathon Bombing which took place April 15, 2013.

Sep 11, 2019

The Kleptocrats (2018)


In one of the world's biggest financial crimes, 3.5 billion dollars were stolen from a Malaysian government fund. Investigative reporters from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Hollywood Reporter follow the money as it travels across the globe, financing everything from luxury real estate and decadent parties to Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street. Capturing white-collar crime at its greedy best, The Kleptocrats is tale of embezzlement, scams and greed run amok.

Our Godfather (2019)


Tommaso Buscetta, the first high-ranking Italian mafia boss ever to turn against Cosa Nostra. Buscetta helped convict more than 400 Mafiosi, became the Mob's most wanted man in the world, and 11 members of his family were killed.

Sep 8, 2019

TV Junkie (2006)


TV Junkie is a documentary that chronicles Rick Kirkham's drug addiction. Its filmmakers, Michael Cain and Matt Radecki, sifted through the video-diary footage to piece together the story of Kirkham's life, focusing on the seven years in which he and his family struggled with his addiction to crack cocaine.

Sep 6, 2019

Release (2010)


On March 17, 1930, a crowd assembled outside Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary to witness Al Capone's transfer to Chicago, where he would stand trial. Filmmaker Bill Morrison and composer Vijay Iyer worked with a single panning shot, and accompanying soundtrack, to create this 12-minute film on the nature of spectacle.

Sep 5, 2019

Hamburger Gitter (2018)


A city seems traumatized. Even a year after the G20 summit, the police are still looking for hundreds of suspects. 17 interviewees from the police, media, science, stock in this film.

Sep 4, 2019

Report from Millbrook (1966)


Jonas Mekas' elegant report on a Poughkeepsie police department's raid of Timothy Leary's base-of-operations amply demonstrates the political potential of his diary filmmaking. The film's protest is lodged in the disjunction between sound and image, with Mekas' intimate, idyllic footage of the Millbrook property undercutting audio of the sheriff's fear-mongering rationales. The interview was itself an act of subterfuge as East Village Other writer Bob Simmons posed as a buttoned-up reporter from the solidly mainstream Look to get his exclusive. As Simmons simply gives the sheriff enough rope to hang himself, Mekas' montage leaves the outrage to the audience.

Sep 3, 2019

Untouchable (2019)


A look at the rise and fall of disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein featuring interviews with former colleagues and those who accused him of sexual misconduct.

Sep 2, 2019

The Hunting Ground (2015)


An exposé of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families.


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