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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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    Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict (2016)

    Every day, the nation’s law enforcement agencies at the local, state, and federal levels — including the FBI and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) — use investigative resources to target the supply side in the war against drugs. But even with numerous law enforcement successes in this area, the demand for drugs continues. And […]

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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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    Cocaine Cowboys: Reloaded (2014)

    In the 1980s, ruthless Colombian cocaine barons invaded Miami with a brand of violence unseen in this country since Prohibition-era Chicago. Cocaine Cowboys is the true story of how Miami became the drug, murder and cash capital of the United States. But it isn’t the whole story – Pulling from hundreds of hours of […]

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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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    Demon at the Door: Our Heroin Crisis (2017)

    For eight months, KOMO News investigated the heroin crisis in Seattle. It aired this Eric Johnson documentary, “Demon at the Door: Our Heroin Crisis.” He calls it shocking, devastating and unflinchingly real. “For the better part of a year we’ve been working on this program. We’ve been in alleyways and homes and police cars […]