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Showing 1 - 10 of 18 titles with a criteria of Subject is Criminal Law

America's Brutal Prisons

Exposes the violence occurring inside prisons throughout America, where prisoners are routinely abused, even tortured, by prison guards.

Icarus Films | 2005 | 48 minutes

American Justice On Trial: People V. Newton

The untold story behind the murder trial of Black Panther leader Huey Newton: the landmark case that put racism on the stand.

GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 40 minutes

Breach of Trust

Told from the point of view of women advocating for accountability and change, this compelling documentary by USC Graduate Mishal Mahmud examines the sexual assault scandal at the University of Southern California, detailing crimes committed by former gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall and exposing the active cover-up on the part of the administration.

Women Make Movies | 2019 | 24 minutes

False Confessions

Defense attorney Jane Fisher-Byrialsen exposes the dark side of the American justice system.

Women Make Movies | 2019 | 91 minutes

From the Shadows - Bitchitra Collective

An artist relentlessly sprays silhouettes on public walls tagged #missing, an activist accompanies rescued girls across international borders. Parallel narratives intersect to reveal a sliver of hope when women imaginatively challenge a powerful trafficking nexus operating in a country where every 8 minutes a child goes missing

GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 76 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

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

Heroes for a Semester

Young law students at Northwestern University in Chicago are trying to find evidence for the innocence of prisoners, whose cases even top American lawyers don't dare to tackle.

First Hand Films | 2012 | 82 minutes

Incarcerating US

Exposes America's prison problem and explores various criminal justice reforms.

Bullfrog Films | 2016 | 84 minutes


A moving and intimate portrayal of one father’s fight to save his son, ithaka exposes the brutal realities of the campaign to free WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Bullfrog Films | 2022 | 106 minutes