Crime - 14

Undercover Copper

Dispatches: Undercover Copper

Dispatches: Undercover Copper, examines how rape victims are treated at every stage of the criminal justice process. From the initial reporting of a rape to the police, through to the conclusion of the court process, she discovers a postcode lottery of initial forensic...

7.36

The Death Squads

Dispatches: The Death Squads

The torture and slaughter of Iraqi civilians is reaching unprecedented heights with estimates of up to 655,000 dead. Night after night death squads rampage through Iraq's main cities. In Baghdad, up to a hundred bodies a day are dumped on the streets. Often they've...

8.14

In Memoriam Alexander Litvinenko

In Memoriam Alexander Litvinenko

It started as a possible case of food poisoning but within weeks turned into a grim spectacle of enormous political proportions: Aleksander Litvinenko, former member of the Russian secret service, died in his place of residence London last November, after having been...

8.40

Death In Gaza

Death In Gaza

In spring 2003, filmmaker James Miller and reporter Saira Shah, following the success of their Peabody-winning films Unholy War and Beneath the Veil, set out to take a first-hand look at the culture of hate that permeates the Middle East. They captured the lives of...

7.39

The Rape of Nanking: Nanjing Massacre

The Rape of Nanking - Nanjing Massacre

The Nanking Massacre, commonly known as the Rape of Nanking, was an infamous genocidal war crime committed by the Japanese military in Nanjing, then capital of the Republic of China, after it fell to the Imperial Japanese Army on December 13, 1937. The duration of the...

7.57

These Streets Are Watching

These Streets Are Watching

However, if nothing else, cop watch can and will and does inform citizens of their rights as citizens. Informs citizens of what is proper police conduct and what is improper police conduct. Informs citizens of what you can do to protect yourself in case you get in any...

7.06

Chechnya: The Dirty War

Dispatches: Chechnya - The Dirty War

The military conflict in Chechnya has now been dragging on for more than ten years. During this war Moscow has tried every means possible to prevent it being reported in the press. And so all contacts with members of Chechen resistance are considered illegal. According...

8.11

Sacco and Vanzetti

Sacco and Vanzetti

Filmmaker Peter Miller explores the crimes, trial, and execution of notorious 20th-century anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti in a documentary that highlights just how this landmark case came to symbolize the injustice and intolerance experienced by...

8.00

Cocaine Cowboys

Cocaine Cowboys

The sordid history of drug trafficking in Miami is sodden with seemingly endless quantities of dope, money, and corpses. Documentary filmmaker Billy Corben divides his absorbing account of crime and consequences into three distinct sections: outlining the basics of...

8.31

Capturing the Friedmans

Capturing the Friedmans

Truth is often more harrowing than fiction, but it is a desperately elusive entity; even in a case such as the one explored in this disturbing but mesmerizing documentary, for which first-time filmmaker Andrew Jarecki enjoyed remarkable access to his subjects. Even...

6.38