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    Mayday: Fight for Your Life (2005)

    April 7, 1994: FedEx Flight 705 experiences an unsuccessful hijacking. The McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 was a cargo jet flying out of Memphis, Tennessee heading for San Jose, California. Auburn Calloway was then a 42-year-old FedEx flight engineer. He was a former Navy pilot and an alumnus of Stanford University. He was in danger of […]

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    Biography: Meyer Lansky – Mob Tycoon (1996)

    Meyer Lansky was born Meyer Suchowljansky in Grodno, Russia (now Belarus) on July 4, 1902. The son of Jewish parents, his family immigrated to the United States in 1911 after suffering at the hands of pogroms (anti-Jewish mobs). They settled in New York City’s Lower East Side and by 1918 Lansky was running a […]

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    Do Not Resist (2016)

    An urgent and powerful exploration of the rapid militarization of the police in the United States. Starting on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, as the community grapples with the death of Michael Brown, DO NOT RESIST – the directorial debut of Detropia cinematographer Craig Atkinson – offers a stunning look at the current state […]

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    The Cannibal that Walked Free (2007)

    People watched as a meek, 5-foot Japanese man carried two suitcases into the Bois de Boulogne Park, just outside Paris. The City of Light turned into a dark cloud of death when the dismembered body of 25-year-old exchange student, Renée Hartevelt, was uncovered inside the mysterious luggage. The darkness quickly lifted because police knew […]

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    Biography: The Pig Farmer Killer (2009)

    Robert Pickton cruised into the city, offered money and drugs to women working the Eastside “low track,” then drove them to the grotty, cluttered farm in suburban Port Coquitlam he shared with his brother Dave. If he was dead certain their disappearance would go unnoticed by authorities, it was with good reason. Trial information […]

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    14 Years on Death Row (2016)

    Glenford Baptist, 44, had spent more than 13 years on death row after being convicted of murder in November 2001. At the time of his sentencing, the death penalty was automatic for homicides, but that was declared unconstitutional and replaced with a discretionary regime a year later. His attorney Priscilla Banner argued before the […]

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    Generation Jihad – 3 Part Miniseries (2010)

    Taylor is an experienced and talented journalist, who is chiefly known for a series of well-regarded documentaries on Northern Ireland. But the first instalment of Generation Jihad also raised a number of important additional questions – particularly about the relationship between radicalisation and Western foreign policy. Two prominent themes that emerged early in the […]

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    Laura Cowan: Against Their Will (2016)

    Laura Cowan, the former wife of polygamist Mansa Musa Muhummed, will speak out on TV One’s crime documentary Justice By Any Means. Many will remember the story of Laura Cowan, who came forward after being sexually assaulted, brutally beaten, and forced to live in squalor with over 12 children in a filthy garage in […]

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    The Net: The Unabomber, LSD and the Internet (2003)

    Ultimately stunning in its revelations, Lutz Dammbeck’s THE NET explores the incredibly complex backstory of Ted Kaczynski, the infamous Unabomber. This exquisitely crafted inquiry into the rationale of this mythic figure situates him within a late 20th Century web of technology – a system that he grew to oppose. A marvelously subversive approach to […]

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    The Organ Trade (2015)

    In America, 14 people die each day waiting for a kidney transplant. Meanwhile, the black market organ trade is thriving, and gangsters with global reach are pocketing easy money. Desperation drives this illegal trade in human spare parts, but the medical community is sounding the alarm, and international law enforcement is in hot pursuit […]

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    The Black Market (2015)

    Fueled by the huge demand for luxury goods, cargo thieves stop at nothing to get their product into the black market. Police are upping their game and finding new ways to catch criminals in the act. From sting trailer operations to checking every cell phone that crosses the country, police are closing in. imdb […]

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    Las Vegas Hustle (2015)

    From card cheats to armed robbers, criminals across America make a beeline for the Casinos of Las Vegas. To defend themselves casinos have become crime-fighting organizations. Criminals react to casino crackdowns with more inventive means of attack. The casinos need to stay on top. At stake is their very survival. imdb IMDB (unrated)

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    A Winter’s Grave (2016)

    During an icy Wisconsin winter, a single mom vanishes. Police learn she was recently stalked by two men at a bar, but the danger doesn’t stop there. A brutal assault, an anonymous email and a bizarre confession shed light on a deadly encounter. imdb IMDB (unrated)

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    Permanent Frost (2016)

    On a snowy December day, beautiful young mother Patricia Parkin vanishes. Police must sort through a string of confusing leads to find her before it’s too late. Will Patricia miss her baby girl’s first Christmas? Her family is devastated when the devoted mother is found frozen solid and dumped in the snow. imdb IMDB […]

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    The Teenage Terrors (2010)

    School rumours and wiretaps lead police to three teenagers guilty of murder. Six days into 2004, an unidentified man was found stabbed to death just outside of the booming oil city of Calgary, Alberta. Just when the police appeared to have no leads, a witness came forward when he saw an article about the […]

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    The Bully Kills (2010)

    Canadians were shocked when they first heard the story: a 14-year-old girl beaten and drowned by her peers and it happened not in a big dangerous North American city but in an idyllic suburb of picturesque Victoria, B.C. Reena Virk was murdered on November 14, 1997, after being lured by friends to a party […]

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    The Bad Tempered Boyfriend (2012)

    When police finally brought the curtain down on a four-month undercover sting created to solve an 18-year-old Manitoba girl’s murder (Erin Chorney), the naive suspect was left more than a little bewildered as he realized the extent of the ruse. A videotaped confession played for jurors Monday shows Michael Bradley Bridges looking directly into […]

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    A Deadly Divorce (2012)

    Bruce Firman is found dead in his garage by soon to be ex-wife, Margaret Benesch, and her daughter, Elizabeth Gatenby. Suspicion immediately falls on Benesch – as the sole heir in Firman’s will, she is entitled to receive everything, but produces a rock-solid alibi. When investigators dust Gatenby’s rental car for fingerprints, one match […]

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    The Poughkeepsie Killer (2012)

    In a small city just over an hour north of Manhattan, New York City, lurked a macabre and frightening serial killer between 1996 and 1998, Kendall Francois. Residents and police investigators from Poughkeepsie, NY in Dutchess County were being terrorized and mystified between 1996 and 1998 by the disappearances of eight women, Wendy Meyers, […]

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    Chevron vs. The Amazon (2016)

    For more than three decades, Chevron has chosen profit over people. While drilling for oil in Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest region, Texaco – which merged with Chevron in 2001 – operated without concern for the environment or local residents. The company deliberately dumped billions of gallons of toxic wastewater into rivers and streams, spilled millions […]