A hitch-hiking prostitute, she killed seven of her clients and in 2002 was executed in Florida. The film raises a number of questions about official corruption, whether she is a serial killer at all, or if it was commerical means of selling Wuornos and her story.
For several decades, gifted and incredibly prolific forger Mark Landis compulsively created impeccable copies of works by a variety of major artists, donating them to institutions across the country and landing pieces on many of their walls.
The audacious murder of the brother of North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jon Un in a crowded Malaysian airport sparked a worldwide media frenzy. At the centre of the investigation are two young women who are either cold-blooded killers or unwitting pawns in a political assassination.
In two towns on different sides of America, two teenage girls pass out while intoxicated at high school parties and, while unconscious, both are sexually assaulted by boys they call friends. In the aftermath, the girls each endure online harassment, both attempt suicide, and tragically, one dies.
The eldest of a family of four brothers, William Ward, was found dead in his home, and his brother Delbert was accused of suffocating him. The ensuing trial leads to tensions within the small rural community in which the brothers live, due to media coverage that presents the quiet, hardworking family as illiterate bumpkins, and to growing real estate speculation in the area.
Filmmakers Ken Burns, Sarah Burns and David McMahon examine a 1989 case of five teenagers who were wrongfully convicted of raping a woman. After they had spent from six to 13 years in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.
To understand the police shooting of Mark Duggan in Tottenham in August 2011, the riots that followed and the subsequent inquest verdict of lawful killing, documentarist George Amponsah meets the victim's childhood friends, Marcus Knox-Hooke and Kurtis Henville, as they try to rebuild their lives.
The series weaves together the stories of Ron Williamson and Dennis Fritz, two men who were wrongly convicted in the 1982 murder of Debbie Sue Carter, and Tommy Ward and Karl Fontenot, who were convicted in the 1984 murder of Donna Denice Haraway but continue to maintain their innocence.
Programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz achieved groundbreaking work in social justice and political organising. His passion for open access ensnared him in a legal nightmare that ended with the taking of his own life at the age of 26.
This unflinching documentary presents shocking new evidence and never-before-seen footage from an investigation 20 years in the making. Norman Pardo, OJ's former manager, unpacks a sordid tale of deceit and revenge that once and for all answers the question, Who Killed Nicole?
Exonerated after spending nearly two decades in prison for a crime he did not commit, Steven Avery filed suit against Manitowoc County, Wis. Shortly after, however, Avery found himself behind bars again, this time accused of the murder of 25-year-old photographer Teresa Halbach.
An intimate portrait of Matthew Shepard, the gay young man murdered in one of the most notorious hate crimes in U.S. history. Framed through a personal lens, it's the story of loss, love, and courage in the face of unspeakable tragedy.
In 1974, while on the way home from a gig, the apolitical rock group, fell into the crosshairs of a Protestant unionist paramilitary group that planted explosives on their bus when it was stopped at a fake checkpoint.
In 2001, author Michael Peterson was arraigned for the murder of his wife Kathleen. Granted unusual access to Peterson's lawyers, home and family, de Lestrade's cameras capture the defense team as it considers its strategic options.
Entrepreneur Fox Rich spends the last two decades campaigning for the release of her husband, Rob G. Rich, who is serving a 60-year prison sentence for a robbery they both committed in the early 1990s in a moment of desperation.
The criminal justice system tragically failed 16-year-old Kalief Browder, who spent three years in Rikers Island jail awaiting trial - two of those years in solitary confinement - after being arrested for allegedly stealing a backpack.
Combining archival footage with rotoscopic animation, 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.
Journalism icon Gay Talese investigates Gerald Foos, a Colorado motel owner who spies on his guests. Using a carefully constructed platform in the motel's attic, Foos documents his guests most private moments, from the mundane to the shocking.
In September 2012, the tiny prairie town of Leith, North Dakota, sees its population of 24 grow by one. As the new resident's behavior becomes more threatening, tensions soar, and the residents desperately look for ways to expel their unwanted neighbour.