Criminal Justice & Law

New! Sex Trafficking in America 54 min.

FRONTLINE tells the unimaginable stories of young women coerced into prostitution—and follows one police unit that is committed to rooting out sexual exploitation. With extensive and intimate access to local law enforcement, prosecutors, service providers and the women themselves, the film shines a light on the hidden reality of sex trafficking in America.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality 101 min.

This feature documentary follows Bryan Stevenson – lawyer and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative – through his experiences as a capital defense attorney and advocate for community-based reform. Interweaving watershed moments from Stevenson’s cases with insights from his clients, colleagues and members of his family, the film focuses on Stevenson’s life and career – particularly his indictment...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Jack The Ripper - The Case Reopened 53 min.

In 1888, Jack the Ripper—the most infamous serial killer of all time—began his reign of terror in the East End of London. He committed five horrifically violent murders in Whitechapel between August and November of that year. There was a huge manhunt, but the Ripper was never caught. Since then, there has been endless speculation about who the Ripper was, what motivated his crimes, and how the kil...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley 119 min.

Riveting look at the now-defunct company Theranos and its enigmatic founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes, whose ambition to revolutionize blood testing through biotechnology spawned one of the biggest frauds in Silicon Valley.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

The Cannibal on Bus 1170: Rethinking Moral Panics 8 min.

When Vincent Li murdered and then cannibalized 22-year-old Tim McLean on a Greyhound Bus heading for Winnipeg, the shock waves ran through Canadian society. But when Li was found unfit to face trail and later released, shock turned to outrage and triggered a social media moral panic. This film looks at the social reaction to Tim McLean’s murder and how it challenged the conventional sociological m...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Charm City 107 min.

On the streets of Baltimore, shooting is rampant, the murder rate is approaching an all-time high and the distrust of the police is at a fever pitch. With nerves frayed and neighborhoods in distress, dedicated community leaders, compassionate law-enforcement officers and a progressive young city councilman try to stem the epidemic of violence. Filmed over three tumultuous years covering the lead u...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

The Billion-Dollar Bust 41 min.

Look inside the undercover sting to catch the world's most-wanted money launderer.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland 104 min.

On July 10, 2015, Sandra Bland, a vibrant 28-year-old African American from Chicago, was arrested for a traffic violation in a small Texas town. After three days in custody, she was found hanging from a noose in her cell. Bland’s death was quickly ruled a suicide, sparking allegations of a murder and cover-up, and turning her case and name into a rallying cry nationwide. From the Oscar®-nominated,...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

The Trap: The Deadly Sex-Trafficking Cycle In American Prisons 33 min.

The Trap investigates how prisons and jails across the United States have become recruiting grounds for human traffickers, who are targeting incarcerated women and trafficking them out of correctional facilities and into pimp-controlled prostitution.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

White Fright 30 min.

In 2015, the community of Islamberg discovered that a Tennessee minister was plotting the deadliest attack on US soil since 9/11 against their village. Why have Americans heard nothing about him, and why has the safety of their community been ignored? On 10 April 2015, the FBI quietly arrested Robert Doggart, a white, 63-year-old Christian minister after they discovered he was plotting an attack a...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018