Discover the life behind the bars of Louisiana’s maximum security jail, Angola.The prison is located on an old slave plantation. The majority of imprisoned individuals are black that are staffed by a white administration. The reports of dozens of inmates express the futility and
Born in New York City in 1928, Vincent Gigante—also known by such nicknames as “the Chin” and “the Oddfather”—was an Italian-American mobster who became head of the Genovese crime family in the early 1980s (though he wasn’t officially named boss until the early ’90s).
For 30 days, film crews gained unprecedented access to chronicle the inner workings of one of the most notorious prisons in the country. About 5,000 inmates are locked up in San Quentin, and over 600 of them are condemned to death by lethal injection.
The Bloodless Massacre, a documentary by Al-Jazeera network that depicts what happened in Eastern and Western Ghouta on August 21, 2013 after it was shelled with chemical weapons by the Syrian regime. …As a result, more than 1300 persons died and the majority of
The gang originated in the mid to late 1970s for the Aryan Brotherhood, but was not really noticed by law enforcement until the early 1990s, by which time the California authorities had been cracking down on the Brotherhood. As opposed to other white criminal
April 20, 1999. Littleton, Colorado… Two students go on a murderous rampage at Columbine High School, killing 12 students and one teacher, before committing suicide. Columbine Shooting: The Final Report: Go behind the scenes to see how and why this tragedy unfolded.
In 1974, almost every male in Cambridge was a suspected rapist. Over the course of eight months, an unknown man of average height and wearing a bizarre leather mask had been creeping into bedsits and halls of residence at night. He had sexually assaulted
In July 1997, a triple murder terrified residents in the nation’s capital. In a Georgetown coffee shop, three employees were shot to death. Investigators could find no immediate suspects and no clear motive for the attack. Evidence at the crime scene pointed in many
St. Louis Serial Killer: Cold Case explores a map to Murder: A newspaper story about a murdered prostitute prompts a perpetrator’s letter, including a map to another body. Police get the home address where the map was downloaded and find evidence of torture and murder
Herbert Williams Mullin is a serial killer who committed 13 murders in California in the early 1970s. In custody, Mullin confessed to his crimes, and said that he had been told by voices in his head to kill people in order to prevent an
Interesting serial killer documentary, which follows the devastation wrought in the lives of serial killer Levi Bellfield’s wife and daughters. Matt Rudge’s documentary examines the deeply personal fallout from the Levi Bellfield ‘hammer’ murders that rocked London during 2005. By focusing on his unsuspecting
In October of 1972, Fred and Rosemary hired a young woman named Caroline Owens to work for them as a nanny for their children. They kept making sexual advances on her, but she declined every time. One night in December, after they both unsuccesfully
This is a rare, rather alarmist documentary about FBI Behavioral Sciences Profilers and the spate of Serial Killers who were operating in the States starting in the sixties and really peaking at the time that this movie came out (straight to HBO) in 1984.
Take a look at another real documentary on LA Gangs. In the streets of South Central Los Angeles – the rise of two of the most notorious gangs in America: the Bloods and the Crips. Follow along as an emerging cocaine trade fuels staggering
Trevor Joseph Hardy (born 1947 in Manchester, Lancashire), also known as the Beast of Manchester, is a convicted British serial killer who murdered three teenage girls in the Manchester area between December 1974 and March 1976. In 1977, he was found guilty and was
The events of the night of August 9th, 1969 changed the face of the ’60s forver, the reason is Charles Manson, one of the most infamous criminal of the time. The brutal murders of starlet Sharon Tate and her friends shocked the world, and
Road to Martyrdom traces the transformation of one young Englishman from seemingly average guy with a positive reputation to his role as one of the first Western suicide bombers. Asking what it takes to drive one to take their own life and the lives of
Reclamation is the title of a documentary film and art installation created by Artist William Scarbrough examining The Atlanta Child Murders. In 1979 the bodies of two young black boys were found in a rural area southwest of Atlanta, Georgia. During the following three
Rabbi Fred Neulander was the founding Rabbi of the Congregation M’Kor Shalom Reform Temple in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, which opened in the summer of 1974. Rabbi was convicted of paying congregant Len Jenoff and drifter Paul Daniels ,000 to carry out a “hit”
Alex has been charged with a murder committed by a friend in a spontaneous fight; Wayne has been convicted of possessing a firearm he never touched; Joseph is serving a life sentence for a murder he didn’t even see. All of them have been