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The Jinx
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The Jinx

The Jinx chronicles the life of millionaire real estate mogul Robert Durst and the three murders of which he has been a primary suspect. This documentary miniseries presents extensive interviews with people close to Durst and the murder victims, as well as with Durst himself. Despite normally shunning media contact, Robert Durst reached out to […]
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 […]
The Case of JonBenét Ramsey
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The Case of JonBenét Ramsey

The Case of JonBenét Ramsey reinvestigates the unsolved murder of the 6-year-old beauty queen from Boulder, Colorado. JonBenét was found dead in her home’s basement the day after Christmas in 1996, a case that set off an intense media frenzy and captivated the nation’s attention. The documentary details the intense investigation in the days, months, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Beware the Slenderman
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Beware the Slenderman

Beware the Slenderman examines a 2014 stabbing in which two 12-year-old girls brutally attacked another girl in the woods. This incident drew particular attention for the connection to the Slender Man, a fictional figure popular in online horror communities. The perpetrators allegedly carried out the attack as tribute to Slender Man, a character often associated […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Stephen: The Murder that Changed a Nation
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Stephen: The Murder that Changed a Nation

Murder is always an uncomfortable subject, but crimes driven by hate are even more troubling. Stephen Lawrence, an 18-year-old black British man, was killed by a gang of white teenagers in a racially-motivated unprovoked attack in London, England in 1993. Incompetence, corruption and institutional racism in the police force allowed the youth’s murderers to walk […]
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 […]