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    80 Blocks from Tiffany’s (1979)

    The history of cinema includes countless films that have remained, for a variety of reasons, in total obscurity. Sadly, many of the films that get ‘lost’ are the ones that really need to be found, and 80 Blocks from Tiffany’s is one such film. Here is a film that has been marooned in an […]

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    Aryan Brotherhood (2007)

    In the maximum-security prison world of murderers, they are the most feared. With nicknames like “The Beast” and “The Hulk”, the Aryan Brotherhood are the most violent criminals behind bars. National Geographic goes behind bars to unveil the secrets of the vicious gangs of white supremacists in prisons. Jailhouse interviews and surveillance footage reveal […]

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    Bastards of the Party (2005)

    Raised in the Athens Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, Cle “Bone” Sloan was four years old when his father died, and 12 when he became a member of the Bloods. Now an inactive member of the notorious gang, Sloan looks back at the history of black gangs in his city and makes a powerful […]

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    Black Power: Fast Forward (1990)

    Black Power: Fast Forward directed by Peter Cathro is the first documentary made about Black Power in New Zealand. What has Black Power evolved into in 1990? Solely the defiant symbol of the disenfranchised culture of the “Maori warrior come to collect the rent” ? This documentary tracks the lives of three members: Knockers […]

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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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    Crips and Bloods: Made in America (2008)

    A cluster of neighborhoods in the heart of Southern California is home to two of America’s most infamous gangs: the Crips and the Bloods. Over the course of their 40-year feud, more than 15,000 people have been murdered in an ongoing cycle of violence that continues unabated. Neighborhoods are staked out, and rigid boundaries […]

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    Dead Homiez (1993)

    The movie has real ex-gang members. This fact-based urban drama offers a moving, unforgettable account of the effect a drive-by shooting has upon the community, from the families, to the friends and neighbors of the victims, and the perpetrators. This direct-to-video effort features live concert footage of the late rappers Tupac Shakur and Notorious […]

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    Favela Rising (2005)

    Favela Rising is a 2005 documentary film by American directors Jeff Zimbalist and Matt Mochary. It was produced by Sidetrack Films and VOY Pictures. It debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 24, 2005 where it won the award for Best New Documentary Filmmaker for Zimbalist and Mochary. The film’s look at life […]

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    Flyin’ Cut Sleeves (1993)

    Rita Fecher and Henry Chalfant direct this intimate documentary portrait of gang life in the New York Bronx from the late 1960s to the early 1990s. Set against a backdrop of uprooted families, cultural alienation, drugs and violence, the development of gang culture was not an entirely negative force; in fact, these ‘families’ often […]

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    Gangland Undercover: The Complete First Season (2015)

    The gripping account from ex-con Charles Falco who went undercover to help the ATF infiltrate three of America’s most violent biker gangs Despite lacking any experience with motorcycle gangs, Charles Falco infiltrated three of America’s deadliest biker gangs: the Vagos, Mongols, and Outlaws. In separate investigations that spanned years and coasts, Falco risked his […]

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    Gangland: The Complete Season 1 (2007 / 2008)

    This series tells the insider story of some of America’s most notorious street gangs. We learn how they’ve shaped their times and affected the neighborhoods that they controlled. From the destruction wrought by the heroin kingpins in Harlem of the 1970’s to today’s most dangerous gang MS-13, which has spread out from the inner […]