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

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

The Abortion Divide 54 min.

Inside the fight over abortion through the stories of women struggling with unplanned pregnancies. Drawing on a landmark FRONTLINE film from the 1980s, a look at both sides of the divide in a community still embroiled in the conflict.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Supreme Revenge 54 min.

Inside the no-holds-barred war for control of the Supreme Court. From Brett Kavanaugh to Robert Bork, an investigation of how a 30-year-old grievance transformed the Court and turned confirmations into bitter, partisan conflicts.

Formats: Streaming 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 Accuser and the Accused 27 min.

This week, in an exclusive interview with Caroline, who many years ago was horribly groped by Devin Faraci, an influential film critic who committed the act, we explore how each experienced the assault and came to grips with it afterwards. Though each person has her or his own personal journey, today we share the story of two people searching for healing in their own lives.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

The Culture of Complicity 26 min.

In this episode, we examine how mainstream cultural norms in music, advertisement, publications, gaming, and pornography have created an overtly sexualized and objectified image of women that has impacted social norms and the behavior of men and women.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018