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Silk Road: Drugs, Death and the Dark Web
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Silk Road: Drugs, Death and the Dark Web

Silk Road: Drugs, Death and the Dark Web explores the online black market known as Silk Road, which was launched on the dark web in 2011. Often referred to as the ‘Amazon of illegal drugs’, it was founded by a shadowy, intelligent libertarian operating under the pseudonym ‘Dread Pirate Roberts’. Raking in tens of millions […]
India’s Daughter
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India’s Daughter

India’s Daughter is a BBC documentary on the 2012 Delhi gang rape case that shocked the world. Jyoti Singh Pandey, a 23 year old physiotherapy student, was beaten and brutally raped on a bus while travelling with a male friend. She later died from her injuries sustained during the attack. Indian authorities banned the broadcasting […]
Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father
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Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

Andrew Bagby, a medical student, was murdered by his girlfriend Shirley Jane Turner soon after he ended their stormy relationship in 2001. Shortly after she was arrested, she announced that she was pregnant with his child, whom she named Zachary. This led documentary filmmaker Kurt Kuenne, a close friend of Andrew, to interview Andrew’s relatives, […]
The Imposter
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The Imposter

The Imposter demonstrates that truth can indeed be stranger than fiction and the sinister level of deception that some people resort to. This documentary tells the true story of how a French con artist convinced a grieving Texan family that he was their child who had gone missing a few years earlier. The story begins […]
Capturing the Friedmans
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Capturing the Friedmans

Capturing the Friedmans tells the story of a seemingly typical middle-class family living in New York whose lives are transformed when the father and his youngest son are charged with despicable crimes. Arnold Friedman taught computer classes to children during the late 1980s. But when the U.S. Postal Service discovered a foreign child pornography magazine […]
Crazy Love
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Crazy Love

Crazy Love takes an in-depth look at the troubled relationship between Barton and Linda Pugach, specifically the ‘crime of passion’ that served as the centrepiece to their uniquely bizarre courtship. In 1959, thugs hired by Barton Pugach threw liquid lye into the face of his then-girlfriend, Linda Riss, aged 22. The attack left her blind […]
The Jeffrey Dahmer Files
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The Jeffrey Dahmer Files

The Jeffrey Dahmer Files documents the story of American serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer and those who knew him through interviews, archive footage, and re-enactments. Dahmer committed murderous acts in the Milwaukee area during the late 1980s and early 1990s. After years on the loose, he was eventually caught, found guilty, and sentenced to almost a […]
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
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Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room tells the inside story of the spectacular rise and fall of one of the most scandal-ridden corporations in American history. Based on the best-selling book of the same name, this film takes a look at the collapse of the once seventh-largest company in the United States, where executives […]
Kids for Cash
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Kids for Cash

Kids for Cash tells the shocking story of the kids for cash scandal which came to light in 2008. Two judges, Mark Ciavarella and Michael Conahan, were found guilty of sending thousands of juveniles to detention centres for minor crimes in return from kickbacks from those operating these for-profit facilities. Many children were locked-up for […]
Steven Avery: Innocent Or Guilty?
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Steven Avery: Innocent Or Guilty?

Steven Avery spent almost two decades in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. After his exoneration, he filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit again Manitowoc County and other individuals connected to his wrongful conviction. But soon after his release he found himself behind bars again, accused and convicted of the murder of 25-year-old photographer Teresa Halbach […]
Soaked in Bleach
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Soaked in Bleach

In 1994, Kurt Cobain was riding on the top of the world as the creative genius behind the biggest rock band in the world. However, the singer/songwriter was notoriously full of personal demons as he struggled with depression and substance abuse. Tired of the rigors of fame and the pressure of the mainstream music industry, […]
A Place for Paedophiles
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A Place for Paedophiles

Few topics invite more heated feelings and controversy than that of adults who are attracted to children. In A Place for Paedophiles, filmmaker Louis Theroux seeks to get to the root of the issue by speaking with patients at the Coalinga Mental Hospital in California. At Coalinga, more than 500 convicted sex offenders are in […]