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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, […]
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 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 […]
The Missing 43: Mexico’s Disappeared Students
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The Missing 43: Mexico’s Disappeared Students

In September 2014, students on their way to a demonstration in Iguala, Mexico were stopped by local police. The confrontation led to a clash where six students were shot dead and 43 were abducted. Investigations soon afterwards led to the shocking allegations that the police force had acted under the orders of the mayor. The […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Honeymoon Murder: Who Killed Anni?
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The Honeymoon Murder: Who Killed Anni?

An investigation of the murder of Anni Dewani, a young bride on her honeymoon in South Africa. It has been alleged that her husband, Shrien Dewani, hired a hitman. South Africa has requested his extradition. The programme investigates the prosecution case against Shrien, errors made during the police investigation, and the question of whether he […]
Manhunt: Boston Bombers
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Manhunt: Boston Bombers

In April 2013, two bomb blasts caused carnage near the Boston Marathon finish line. The tragedy left three people dead, hundreds injured and a city traumatised. In under five days the main suspects – brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev – were identified, with one arrested and the other dead. This documentary provides a step-by-step account […]
Ted Bundy: The Death Row Tapes
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Ted Bundy: The Death Row Tapes

Ted Bundy: The Death Row Tapes delves inside the mind of a convicted serial killer who waited nearly a decade behind bars until he was put to death. At the same time, the documentary digs into the thoughts of the men who interviewed Bundy while he was on death row. These men explain how the […]
Banaz: A Love Story
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Banaz: A Love Story

Banaz: A Love Story, directed by filmmaker Deeyah Khan, chronicles the life of Kurdish-British woman Banaz Mahmod and her eventual death at the hands of her own family. Her murder, labelled by her family as an “honour killing”, occurred in spite of her repeated efforts to gain help and protection from the police. This documentary […]
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 […]
The 16-Year-Old Killer: Cyntoia’s Story
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The 16-Year-Old Killer: Cyntoia’s Story

The 16-Year-Old Killer: Cyntoia’s Story explores the case of Cyntoia Brown, a young prostitute who was convicted of killing her client. Given up for adoption and forced into prostitution at an early age, she was arrested in 2004 at the age of sixteen for the murder of Johnny Allen. Although her defence claimed she feared […]