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    The Accused (2017)

    The first of its kind, Channel Five’s The Accused, followed the real story of 23-year-old Kenzey from the UK who was accused of two offences related to the brain injuries sustained by her baby daughter. Camera crews followed the young woman, who cannot be named fully for legal reasons, throughout the ten weeks between […]

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    The Conspiracy Files: Putin, The FBI and Donald Trump (2017)

    An ugly and controversial U.S. election campaign got even uglier – and more bizarre – after the election was over. In recent days, Donald Trump has faced a storm of questions about his Russian connections. Meanwhile, the FBI is also taking incoming fire over how it publicly handled the Clinton email affair – while […]

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    The Conspiracy Files: The Trump Dossier (2016)

    The occasional series that does admirable work dismantling rusty conspiracy theories finds a basement full of them in Trump Towers. Donald Trump has stoked paranoia among his more extreme followers, publicly repeating claims that Barack Obama was ineligible to be president because he had faked his birth certificate – the notorious “birther” conspiracy was […]

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    The Interrupters (2011)

    Made in collaboration with the journalist Alex Kotlowitz on whose New York Times article the film is based, The Interrupters centres on CeaseFire, an organisation established in African-American and Hispanic Chicago in 1995 on the initiative of the epidemiologist Gary Slutkin who aimed to fight the endemic violence in Chicago’s ghettos by bringing to […]

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    The Mona Lisa Curse (2008)

    On September 16, even as Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch were collapsing, Damien Hirst was setting a new record for sales at auction by an individual artist. His private auction at Sotheby’s netted him $197.8 million. The staggering sums accrued here, particularly against the backdrop of such a massive financial crisis, indicate a new […]

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    The Norden – Police (2014)

    Police captain Peter Whittingham from LAPD visits Finland, Sweden and Norway. How are suspects treated? What equipment do Nordic police officers carry, and how are they allowed to use it? What role does the police have in the Nordics? English subtitles. Host: Joakim Rundt.

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    There’s Something Wrong with Aunt Diane (2011)

    The accident made national headlines: a suburban mother drove the wrong way on the Taconic Parkway in upstate New York and crashed head-on into an SUV, killing herself and seven others. In the aftermath, Diane Schuler was portrayed as a reckless drunk and a mother who cracked. But was she the monster the public […]

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    World of Witchcraft (2009)

    Central African Republic has one of the most extraordinary legal systems in the world. Every year, the government investigates, prosecutes and imprisons hundreds of people for committing the crime of witchcraft. One judge, however, doesn’t believe in magic and does everything in his power to get the cases against the accused witches dismissed. imdb […]