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  • Lessons for Luca

    Uncle Ezequiel is serving a six-year prison sentence. What crime did this Cuban farmer commit? Answer: He sold his own cow. Filmmaker Salvador Gieling, a cousin by marriage, just can’t get his head around it. And if he can’t, how will Luca – Salvador’s two-year-old son and Ezequiel’s nephew – eve...

  • Crimes Of The Future

    Through conversations with an array of Norwegian writers, filmmakers, psychiatrists, artists and more, Izquierdo investigates the impact of both the film and novel Sult by Knut Hamsun on generations of Norwegian culture and artistic practice, while exploring how it could speak about what it means...

  • The Opium War

    Thousands of young people are dying from using drugs in Kachin State, Myanmar. When the government is not doing enough to crack down drugs problem, the civilians formed the anti-drugs organization called “Pat Jasan” which means “Stop and Clean the drugs” in local Kachin Language, to eradicate dru...

  • Operation Wolf Patrol

    Eco-activist Rod Coronado has made it his life's mission to advocate for the planet and the rights of animals. In 2014 he formed Wolf Patrol, an activist group which fights to end hunting of the grey wolves that roam Wisconsin’s forests. After 30 years of radical environmental action, which earne...

  • Russian Laundering

    “Money mules” are people lured on the Internet and forced to launder money for hacker gangs and organized crime. Apparently serious jobs offers which become a nightmare. The documentary follows the money flow from Switzerland to Russia.

  • Criminals LA: Raquel, Queen of Bail

    This series explores the history of some of Los Angeles' notorious criminals. These disturbing interviews explore the thoughts behind the faces of crime. Revealing toxic combinations of troubled childhoods, substance addiction, societal breakdown and a justice system at breaking point. We learn w...

  • Turning A Blind Eye

    In October 2019 an unthinkable tragedy hit the peaceful village of Jura in Switzerland. Christophe Keller slit his wife Mélanie's throat before cutting his own. The crime shocked the whole country. What had happened between this couple, living a seemingly ordinary life with their three children? ...

  • Finding Freedom

    Finding Freedom that explores rehabilitation through the stories of Franklin and Malcolm, who after being released from South Africa’s notorious prison system, work to redefine the freedom that comes with life after a life sentence.

  • True or False

    It is the most serious scandal ever hitting the modern art market. An affair that has made experts and auction houses tremble and has re-proposed the ghost of forgery. The facts date back to 2017 in Genoa, where an exhibition dedicated to the painter Amedeo Modigliani from Livorno was closed by t...

  • Black And Blue

    In 2011, six police officers in Fullerton, California, beat Kelly Thomas, a homeless schizophrenic man, so badly that he died of his injuries. Three years later, protests in Hollywood sparked after the officers were acquitted or had their charges dropped. Renowned filmmaker Dylan Avery attended t...

  • A Gentleman Thief

    Vincenzo Pipino is a thief, he was convicted and has done over 25 years in prison both in Italy and in the rest of Europe and has expiated his faults. The documentary tells the story of this last gentleman thief.

  • Serial Swindlers

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    Exposing the world's most conniving, creative, and criminally adept con men, Serial Swindlers goes inside their minds. While their crimes and exploits are a ready-made Hollywood script, their escapades have left a trail of heartache, poverty and destruction. Ordinary criminal minds they are not.

  • In Limbo

    On the streets of Denmark, trafficked men and women are exploited by transnational criminal networks who prey on their vulnerability with promises of a better life. Edward is struggling to earn to pay off the traffickers who brought him from Nigeria to sell their drugs. He has been coerced and ru...

  • Outbreak Onboard

    Cruise ships gave coronavirus a free ride around the world this Spring. While infected passengers think the Ruby Princess should be sailed out to sea and sunk, its owner company is busy marketing post-Covid cruises. Far from protecting people, the release of the ship’s passengers onto Australian ...

  • I Can't Breathe

    Police brutality against marginalised communities is not isolated to American shores. In 2015, David Dungay Jr., an Aboriginal Australian, died in police custody. The coroner later found a “lack of oxygen while he was restrained as a contributing factor to his death”,

  • False Confessions

    During a police interrogation in the US, a complex psychological tactic is used to get suspects to confess to crimes. Over the years, behind closed doors, in rooms devoid of recording devices to document the process, trained interrogators have been monumentally successful at getting defendants to...

  • The Condemned

    In the heart of Russia, in a forest larger than Germany 7 hours from the nearest city, and where winter temperatures drop to -40 degrees, lies a prison like no other. Holding 260 men collectively responsible for nearly 800 murders, Penal Colony 56 is unique: a prison exclusively for killers.

  • Touched By Murder

    Following the discovery of a young Polish woman's corpse left in a suitcase on a London canal, residents of the adjacent building share their reactions. While some remain indifferent or ignorant of the details, others are more deeply affected. For one woman, who shares the victim's nationality, t...

  • Criminals LA: Nick Mechanic

    This series explores the history of some of Los Angeles' notorious criminals. These disturbing interviews explore the thoughts behind the faces of crime. Revealing toxic combinations of troubled childhoods, substance addiction, societal breakdown and a justice system at breaking point. We learn w...

  • Biggie and Tupac

    Biggie & Tupac is a no holds barred investigation into the unsolved murders of two of the biggest superstars rap has ever produced; Tupac Shakur and Christopher Wallace (aka Biggie Smalls and The Notorious B.I.G.). Both stars were gunned down in separate incidents, the apparent victims of hip hop...

  • Outside the Court

    Based on a simple idea: standing outside a magistrates court in the UK and asking people going in and out why they're there and what got them there, Outside the Court becomes a film full of raw, unfiltered personalities who challenge pre-existing assumptions about criminality and criminals. This ...

  • Prisoners

    An insight into the systemic problems of the British prison system through the eyes of convicts. They recount how prison not only failed to rehabilitate them it worsened their mental health and hindered their return to normal society. A charity called Landworks is trying to change this, giving fo...

  • Criminals Chile: Marcia Scantlebury

    Focusing on the backgrounds of Chileans who have found themselves on the wrong side of the law, from notorious drug kingpins, to the victims of gross miscarriages of justice. We learn how citizens cope in one of the most gruelling prison systems in the world, and how they pull their shattered liv...

  • Criminals LA: Carl Cruz

    This series explores the history of some of Los Angeles' notorious criminals. These disturbing interviews explore the thoughts behind the faces of crime. Revealing toxic combinations of troubled childhoods, substance addiction, societal breakdown and a justice system at breaking point. We learn w...