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Interview with a Serial Killer
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Interview with a Serial Killer

Interview with a Serial Killer features the personal testimony of Arthur Shawcross, known as the Genesee River Killer, bringing to light candid details about his crimes. It also interviews his daughter Margaret Deming, who only found out that Shawcross was her father in 2000, but has nonetheless fostered a relationship between them and even allowed […]
The 9/11 Faker
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The 9/11 Faker

Over the years since 9/11, many accounts of heroism, tragedy and hope have been shared by those personally impacted by the attacks. One story stood out above most: Tania Head survived from the 78th floor of the south tower, escaping with the help of Welles Crowther (who is credited with saving over a dozen people […]
The Girl in the Box
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The Girl in the Box

The Girl in the Box tells the story of Colleen Stan who was abducted in 1977 while hitchhiking across California. She was picked up by Cameron Hooker who was riding with his wife and daughter. Cameron dropped his family off then forced Colleen into a homemade box which covered only her head and was designed […]
Crips and Bloods: Made in America
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Crips and Bloods: Made in America

Crips and Blood: Made in America examines the growth of the Crips and the Bloods, two prominent gangs in America whose rivalry to date has claimed over fifteen thousand lives. The film focuses on the external factors that made young African-Americans turn to gangs and questions the law enforcement and political response to the growth […]
Hunt for the Unabomber
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Hunt for the Unabomber

Hunt for the Unabomber sheds light on the investigation into finding and apprehending Ted Kaczynski, a reclusive, mathematical prodigy who waged a seventeen-year bombing campaign targeting those involved with modern technology. Dubbed the ‘Unabomber’ due to letter bombs sent to universities and airlines, his attacks killed 3 people and injured 23. The documentary closely examines […]
Behind Bars
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Behind Bars

Louis Theroux explores life in one of the United States’ most notorious prisons, the San Quentin state prison in Northern California. Amongst inmates convicted of violent crimes including murder, the film sheds light on the humanity of those whose freedom has been surrendered to crime, and the basic human craving to build community. The desire […]
One Minute to Nine
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One Minute to Nine

One Minute to Nine documents the story of the eighteen years of fear and marital abuse suffered by one woman which ultimately led her to killing her husband. When Wendy Maldonado finally snapped in May 2005, she admitted to the police dispatcher that she and her 17-year-old son Randy had killed her husband. But she […]
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 […]
18 With a Bullet
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18 With a Bullet

18 With a Bullet chronicles the activities of the 18th Street gang in El Salvador. Starting life as a Los Angel-based street gang comprising of Latinos, it exploded in El Salvador during the 1990s as gang members were deported from the US and brought violence back home. The film follows the gang as it combats […]
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 […]
Zero Hour: Massacre at Columbine High
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Zero Hour: Massacre at Columbine High

Zero Hour: Massacre at Columbine High is a minute-by-minute recap of the horrifying 1999 murders of twelve students and one teacher at the Columbine High School in Jefferson County, Colorado. The perpetrators were Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, two students at the school who took their own lives in the act. The documentary features footage […]
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 […]