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Leaving Neverland
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Leaving Neverland

Leaving Neverland revolves around the testimonies of two men, Wade Robson and James Safechuck, who allege that they were groomed and sexually abused as children by pop icon Michael Jackson. The first accuser, Wade Robson, had been a huge fan of Jackson since a young age, plastering his idol’s posters across his bedroom walls and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Talhotblond
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Talhotblond

Talhotblond tells the true story of an internet love-triangle involving duplicity, love and murder. It begins with two men falling in love with ‘Jessi’, thought to be a beautiful 18-year-old girl with the online screen name ‘talhotblond’ whom they have never met in person. Eventually deception leads to murder as one man is convicted of […]
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, […]
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 Price of Honor
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The Price of Honor

The Price of Honor tells the heart-wrenching story Amina and Sarah Said, two teenage sisters murdered by their own father. Taxi-driver Yaser Said took his daughters for a ride in his cab on New Year’s Day in 2008 – only for the girls’ dead bodies to be found hours later with multiple gunshots wounds in […]
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 […]
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 […]
Defending Casey Anthony
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Defending Casey Anthony

Defending Casey Anthony is a behind-the-scenes look into the murder trial of accused child-killer Casey Anthony, a case which gained significant media attention and provoked national outrage. Believed by many to be responsible for the death of her two-year old daughter Caylee, she was acquitted of murder, aggravated child-abuse and manslaughter, with the verdict leaving […]