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    Buying Guns and Drugs on the Deep Web (2013)

    Welcome to the “dark net”, an unregulated space being used to a large extent to engage in illegal activity, discuss child abuse, search for information on censored topics, organize political action and, more and more, to buy and sell weapons and controlled substances. Of course, by sheer virtue of the dark net’s anonymity it’s […]

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    Cafe Chavalos: Overcoming the Streets (2008)

    Despite its coastal beauty and colonial architecture, Nicaragua s oldest city, Granada, is mired in unemployment, poverty and violence. It is the poorest city in Central America where 80 percent of the population survives on less than $1 per day. The picturesque streets are littered with kids (chavalos) who have succumbed to crime and […]

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    Cartel Land (2015) – Trailer

    With unprecedented access, CARTEL LAND is a riveting, on-the-ground look at the journeys of two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy – the murderous Mexican drug cartels. In the Mexican state of Michoacán, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as “El Doctor,” leads the Autodefensas, a citizen uprising against the violent Knights […]

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    Chasing Heroin (2016)

    FRONTLINE looks at America’s heroin crisis in a fresh and provocative light — telling the stories of individual addicts, but also illuminating the epidemic’s years-in-the-making social context, deeply examining shifts in drug policy, and exploring what happens when addiction is treated like a public health issue, not a crime. pbs IMDB (8.0) More from […]

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    Cheating Death (2005)

    Gyasi Ferdinand was a successful crack dealer in Toronto, known as J9 for his 9mm pistol. Then he got shot. For Gyasi to live, J9 has to die. An intimate look at the world of drugs, gangs and guns. imdb IMDB (6.8)

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    Cocaine Cowboys (2006)

    More of a real-life exploitation film than a bonafide documentary, Cocaine Cowboys is tailor-made for anyone who worships Brian De Palma’s Scarface. It’s no surprise that this slick, energetic film found a niche audience among crime-obsessed hip-hoppers; from a journalistic perspective it’s an irresponsible mess, but director Billy Corben is obviously more interested in […]

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    Cocaine Cowboys 2 (2008)

    Charles Cosby’s life is changed forever when he writes a fan letter to the “Cocaine Godmother” Griselda Blanco, who is serving time in a federal prison. Six months later, Cosby is a multi-millionaire, Blanco’s lover, and the head of her $40 million a year cocaine business. Also known as “The Black Widow” for her […]

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    Crack House USA (2010)

    Summer 2005: federal agents and police record over a thousand hours of surveillance footage inside a crack house in Rockford Illinois. For six weeks the gang smoke weed, play with guns and sell crack and heroin, unaware that their every move is being filmed. The customers come and go with no clue that their […]

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    Deep Web (2015)

    The Silk Road case, about the online drug-selling enterprise broken up by law-enforcement officials in 2013, has already received some television attention and understandably so. It’s a real-life version of the kinds of tech-heavy crime dramas that TV has been serving up for several years now. But to a segment of people, the importance […]

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    Dirty Pictures (2010)

    Alexander Sasha Shulgin is the scientist behind hundreds of psychedelic compounds such as Ecstasy. One of the greatest chemists of the 20th century, Sasha’s wide array of discoveries have had a deep impact in psychedelic research, making him a controversial figure among scientists and a hero to users of psychedelics. “Dirty Pictures” follows the […]

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    DMT: The Spirit Molecule (2010)

    From 1990 to 1995 Dr. Rick Strassman conducted DEA-approved clinical research at the University of New Mexico in which he injected sixty volunteers with DMT, one of the most powerful psychedelics known. His detailed account of those sessions is an extraordinarily riveting inquiry into the nature of the human mind and the therapeutic potential […]

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    Drug Lord: The Legend of Shorty (2014)

    For Drug Lord: The Legend Of Shorty, director Angus MacQueen and his co-director/translator Guillermo Galdos embark on a gimmicky quest for someone between Roger Smith and Osama bin Laden on the achievability scale—but a lot more dangerous. Their target: El Chapo Guzmán, the billionaire head of the Sinaloa Cartel in Mexico, the country’s top […]