Criminal Justice

Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case

Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case

Director: Andreas Johnsen
Year: 2014

An intimate and powerful encounter with one of today's most politically influential artists and the system he challenges.

Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case

The Anonymous People ~ Classroom Edition

The Anonymous People ~ Classroom Edition

Director: Greg Williams
Year: 2013

A new 50 minute version of The Anonymous People, made specifically for the high school classroom.

The Anonymous People ~ Classroom Edition

The Anonymous People

The Anonymous People

Director: Greg Williams
Year: 2013

The Anonymous People is a feature documentary film about the 23.5 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction.

The Anonymous People

Court

Court

Director: Chaitanya Tamhane
Year: 2014

Winner of top prizes at the Venice and Mumbai film festivals, Chaitanya Tamhane’s Court is a quietly devastating, absurdist portrait of injustice, caste prejudice, and venal politics in contemporary India. An elderly folk singer and grassroots...

Court

Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary

Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary

Director: Gay Dillingham
Year: 2015

Two conventional Harvard professors began probing the edges of consciousness in the '60s. Timothy Leary ended up in jail, while Richard Alpert became Ram Dass, a spiritual teacher.

Dying to Know: Ram Dass & Timothy Leary

The Force

The Force

Director: Peter Nicks
Year: 2017

At a powderkeg moment in American policing, The Force goes deep inside the embattled Oakland Police Department as it struggles to confront federal demands for reform, the rise of Black Lives Matter and an explosive scandal.

The Force

Hooligan Sparrow

Hooligan Sparrow

Director: Nanfu Wang
Year: 2016

State surveillance. Harassment. Imprisonment. Human rights activist Ye Haiyan, AKA Sparrow, knew she faced these risks when she went to Hainan Province to seek justice for six elementary school girls who were sexually abused by their principal. But...

Hooligan Sparrow

How to Change the World

How to Change the World

Director: Jerry Rothwell
Year: 2015

In 1971, a group of friends sail into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world's imagination. Using never before seen archive that brings their extraordinary world to life, How To Change The World is the story of the pioneers who...

How to Change the World

Invitation to Dance

Invitation to Dance

Director: Christian von Tippelskirch, Simi Linton
Year: 2014

Invitation to Dance is an eye-opening insider's account of disability in 21st century America. The film traces Simi Linton's personal growth as a disabled woman, and the larger historically significant developments around her over the past 40 years.

Invitation to Dance

Invitation to Dance - Classroom Version

Invitation to Dance - Classroom Version

Year: 2016

New presentation-length edition Invitation to Dance - Classroom Version is an eye-opening insider's account of disability in 21st century America. Simi Linton's story forms the narrative backbone of the documentary. The film traces both her...

Invitation to Dance - Classroom Version

Kids for Cash

Kids for Cash

Director: Robert May
Year: 2013

Kids For Cash is a riveting look behind a notorious scandal that rocked the nation. In the wake of the shootings at Columbine High School, a small town in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania elected a charismatic judge who was hell-bent on keeping kids in...

Kids for Cash

Lindy Lou, Juror Number 2

Lindy Lou, Juror Number 2

Director: Florent Vassault
Year: 2017

An illuminating look at the American criminal justice system from the perspective of a juror on a trial that resulted in a death penalty sentence. Lindy, the juror, begins a journey through rural Mississippi looking for the 11 other jurors she sat...

Lindy Lou, Juror Number 2

Museo

Museo

Year: 2018

Inspired by true events, and shot on never-before filmed locations in Mexico, MUSEO is a sardonic cautionary tale that underscores the old adage: you don’t know what you have until you lose it.

Museo

Rabin, The Last Day

Rabin, The Last Day

Director: Amos Gitai
Year: 2015

Lauded director Amos Gitai (Kippur) delves into the prelude and aftermath of the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in this gripping docudrama.

Rabin, The Last Day

STOP

STOP

Director: Spencer Wolff

STOP places the stop and frisk controversy in the context of a long history of civil rights, with profound implications for today's criminal justice system.

STOP

The Sentence

The Sentence

Director: Rudy Valdez
Year: 2018

Drawing from hundreds of hours of footage, filmmaker Rudy Valdez shows the aftermath of his sister Cindy’s 15-year sentence for conspiracy charges related to crimes committed by her deceased ex-boyfriend—something known, in legal...

The Sentence

Serial Killer 1

Serial Killer 1

Director: Frederic Tellier
Year: 2015

Specializing in police procedurals, writer/director Frederic Tellier marks his feature debut with a story about one of the trickiest criminal cases in recent French history, and the first case to incorporate DNA evidence.

Serial Killer 1

The Blood is at the Doorstep

The Blood is at the Doorstep

Director: Erik Ljung
Year: 2018

After Dontre Hamilton, a black, unarmed man diagnosed with schizophrenia, was shot 14 times and killed by police in Milwaukee, his family embarks on a quest for answers, justice, and reform as the investigation unfolds.

The Blood is at the Doorstep

Tough Being Loved by Jerks

Tough Being Loved by Jerks

Director: Daniel Leconte
Year: 2008

Because he had published the twelve Danish cartoons that had triggered the wrath of Muslims worldwide, Philippe Val, the editor of Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical newspaper, was cited to court by the Great Mosque of Paris, the World Muslim League...

Tough Being Loved by Jerks

Tower

Tower

Director: Keith Maitland
Year: 2016

TOWER reveals the action-packed untold stories of the witnesses, heroes and survivors of America’s first mass school shooting, when the worst in one man brought out the best in so many others.

Tower

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

Director: Bill Siegel
Year: 2013

THE TRIALS OF MUHAMMAD ALI investigates its extraordinary and often complex subject's life outside the boxing ring. From joining the controversial Nation of Islam and changing his name from Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali, to his refusal to serve in th...

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

The Wanted 18

The Wanted 18

Director: Amer Shomali, Paul Cowan
Year: 2014

Through a clever mix of stop motion animation and interviews, The Wanted 18 recreates an astonishing true story: the Israeli army's pursuit of 18 cows, whose independent milk production on a Palestinian collective farm was declared "a threat to the...

The Wanted 18

Whose Country?

Whose Country?

Director: Mohamed Siam
Year: 2016

A young filmmaker in post-revolution Egypt enters the previously forbidden underworld of the Cairo police to discover the injustice within their ranks that's motivated abuse of citizens and subsequent corruption that ignited revolution in...

Whose Country?

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