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Showing 1 - 10 of 20 titles with a criteria of Subject is Crime and Criminals


Broken Lines

Joe Soll has spent half of his life searching for his birth parents, in the process he uncovered a mystery that’s haunted him for years.

MediaStorm | 2011 | 10 minutes

A Common Purpose

The trial of the "Upington 25" in South Africa in 1986 saw twenty-five men and women from a black township tried for the murder of a local black policeman.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 75 minutes

Conviction

Bianca, Treena, Laura, and Caitlin are a stark reflection of the troubling worldwide tendency to criminalize and imprison the most vulnerable in society—those most affected by poverty, addiction, childhood trauma, and mental illness.

National Film Board of Canada | 2019 | 78 minutes

Dr. Feelgood

The case of Dr. William Hurwitz educates audiences on the complexities involved in opioid painkiller prescriptions.

Bullfrog Films | 2016 | 84 minutes

El Sicario, Room 164

The story of a hitman for the drug cartels, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

Icarus Films | 2011 | 84 minutes

Excellent Cadavers

A dramatic investigation of the recent history of the Mafia and its integral relationship to postwar Italian politics. Based on the book by Alexander Stille.

Icarus Films | 2006 | 92 minutes

Glimmer of Hope

The death of a child is tragedy enough, but when the cause of death is random, brutal murder, the pain can be insurmountable.

National Film Board of Canada | 1997 | 52 minutes

Growing Season

Horticulture dramatically improves prisoners' attitudes.

Bullfrog Films | 1992 | 25 minutes

Guilty Until Proven Guilty

Explores Louisiana’s criminal justice system through the story of Tim Conerly, a young African-American man who was arrested in the wake of an armed robbery in New Orleans and waited 28 months for a trial for a crime he says he did not commit.

First Run Features | 2018 | 52 minutes

He Wouldn't Turn Me Loose

Presents the real-life case of 96-year-old Miss Mary, who is sexually assaulted by her grandson - and documents how she fully participated in his subsequent trial and prosecution.

Terra Nova Films | 2012 | 28 minutes