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    The Lying Game: Crimes That Fooled Britain (2014)

    It’s a scene that’s played out time and time again over the last 20 years. In an attempt to throw the police off the scent, the cold-eyed killer stares into the camera and begs the public for help to solve the crime they know they have committed. But how can we tell a genuine […]

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    Madeleine McCann – 10 Years On (2017)

    Somebody knows what happened to Madeleine McCann on the night of May 3 2007. But who – and could they ever be persuaded to speak the truth? On the tenth anniversary of the three-year-old’s disappearance from a sleepy Portuguese holiday resort BBC reporter Richard Bilton revisited the case for a Panorama special at once […]

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    The Border Patrol’s Corruption Problem (2017)

    SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Tex. — In the calm waters of the Texas Gulf Coast, Robert Hannan steered his boat toward what he thought was a crab trap. He found a corpse. “There’s nothing that can help this person if it’s a real body,” Hannan said in disbelief to the 911 dispatcher. “It’s floating just […]

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    Combat Zone : Rescue in Panama (2007)

    Panama, 1989 – Dictator Manuel Noriega ordered captors to kill American prisoner Kurt Muse if any rescue is attempted. The fourteen Delta Force commandos sent in faced danger – and disaster. imdb.com IMDB (unrated)

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    Japan from Inside (2000)

    The Fuchu prison is detaining around 500 foreign inmates. How do they cope to the extremely strict rules of the prison? Two French citizens, are telling their experiment and their feeling about this system. imdb.com IMDB (7.5)

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    Hunting the KGB Killers (2017)

    Given current events, any insight into the way in which Russia operates on the world stage is worth paying attention to, so the timing of Hunting the KGB Killers (Channel 4) feels apt. This is a rigorous and gripping documentary that tells the story of what happened to former KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko, poisoned […]

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    The Gun Shop (2017)

    The Gun Shop goes deep into the heart of a community feeling the effects of the gun violence plaguing much of America today. It’s a snapshot of a place where people feel threatened, and where they feel the only way to protect themselves is to exercise their right to bear arms. The film goes […]

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    Red Cry (2013)

    Red Cry is an original, feature-length documentary film chronicling the lives of Lakota Elders and Oyate (people) in the face of ongoing genocide against the Lakota by government and corporate interests. The incendiary film is the result of a historic collaboration between traditional Tetuwan Lakota Elders and Warriors from Pine Ridge Reservation and a […]

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    Two Kilometres to Terror: Life and Death Under ISIS (2017)

    CityNews journalist Avery Haines spent two weeks volunteering at a medical clinic near the front lines in Mosul and reporting on the fight against ISIS. For some reason I only cried twice in two weeks. Once was after trying to comfort a man whose leg had been crushed by an airstrike. I was holding […]

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    One Deadly Weekend In America (2017)

    What is it? A feature-length documentary about the gun-related deaths that occurred during a single weekend last year. Why you’ll love it: Look, you’re not going to love this one. Once you’ve watched it, it will be a long time before you’ve rebuilt the stamina to watch it again. This is a gruelling, harrowing, […]

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    New Zealand’s Dairy Robbery Epidemic (2017)

    A spate of violent robberies, perpetrated by young people and children, are plaguing New Zealand’s dairies and newsagents. Now the shop-keeping community are taking action to defend their stores. “I don’t know what to say, it was just unbelievable”, says Kamaljit Singh, whose shop was targeted. The brutal attacks sweeping South Auckland are on […]

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    The Deliberate Stranger (1986)

    No one really knew him. Not local politicians awed by his “Kennedy-like” presence. Not the coeds he charmed. And when the nation found out who Ted Bundy was, it was too late to save the lives of innocent young women nationwide. Mark Harmon (NCIS) portrays serial killer Bundy in a movie that’s harrowing as […]

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    Ride with the Devil (2017)

    Twenty-six-year-old Christopher O’Brien had the gift of gab. Those who knew the spunky car salesman said he could sell just about anything. In February of 1992, Chris O’Brien found himself at a car dealership in Huntington, which was located on Long Island. Part of his daily routine was accompanying potential buyers during test drives. […]

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    Conviction – The Jill Meagher Story (2016)

    The one off documentary special Conviction, is an intense and riveting study of what it takes to solve a high-profile and emotionally charged murder, told through the eyes of the homicide detectives who brought Jill Meagher’s killer to justice. In a series of powerfully honest and engrossing interviews, Victorian detectives relive the hunt for […]

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    Cyber Attack – The Day the NHS Stopped (2017)

    A lack of accountability and investment in cyber-security has been blamed for the recent WannaCrypt virus that hobbled multiple hospital NHS IT systems last month in England, a report by The Chartered Institute for IT concludes. The report, published today, comes following a similar, but more limited attack against UK-based companies as the result […]

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    Trench Town (2009)

    In Bob Marley’s infamous Trench Town, we meet the kids who risk their lives every day to get to school. The constant turf wars, battle for control by the local dons and the fact that police are out-gunned, make this a real life tragedy of Hollywood proportions. Through the childrens outlooks, aspirations and fears, […]

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    The Coronation Street Killer (2016)

    The former partner of a mother who was battered to death by her teenage son in a killing he copied from Coronation Street, has today blamed horror films and violent games for his violent behaviour. Daniel Bartlam was just 14 when he hit mother Jacqueline Bartlam, 47, seven times with a claw hammer at […]

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    Banaz: A Love Story (2012)

    The film follows the story of Banaz Mahmod, whose brutal murder at the hands of her own family in 2006 caused a media sensation, and remains one of the most high profile cases of ‘honour’ killing in Britain to date. Through a series of profoundly moving interviews with Banaz’s sister, members of the police […]

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    Fatal Addiction: Ted Bundy’s Final Interview (1989)

    At 7 a.m. on Tuesday, January 24, 1989, convicted serial killer Ted Bundy was put to death in the electric chair at Florida State Prison. He admitted murdering more than 2 dozen young women but is widely believed to have killed many more. In this video – Bundy’s final and exclusive interview conducted by […]

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    Internet Insanity: Randy Stair (2017)

    Randy Stair, who went on a shooting rampage that killed three employees at a grocery store in rural Pennsylvania, has a disturbing YouTube history. In a series of animated YouTube cartoons called Ember’s Ghost Squad, Stair — who posted under the name “Andrew Blaze” — told a fictional story of a group of teenage […]

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    Chasing the Cumbrian Killer (2010)

    The streets were filling up with families enjoying half-term, and Whitehaven was bright with the promise of summer. Then the first shots rang out. Within a few hours, 12 people lay dead, and this quiet Georgian port had joined the ranks of Dunblane, Hungerford and Omagh as geographic shorthand for mass murder. In the […]