On Nov. 23, 2012, Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man, and Jordan Davis, a black teenager, exchanged angry words at a Jacksonville, Florida gas station over the volume of the music coming from the younger man's car. Dunn, 45, fired ten bullets at the car full of unarmed teenagers, killing 17-year-old Davis.
The tragic shooting of a young, unarmed black man by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri became a symbol of the larger social divides in America, exposing a persistent disconnect along lines of race, class and identity.
The U.S. Constitution does not guarantee the right to vote. Mo sets out to learn why the Founding Fathers deliberately omitted the right to vote from the Constitution--and to understand the consequences of this decision.
The story of the modern immigrant rights movement and the struggle of single mother, Elvira Arellano, who fought against her deportation.
Exposes America's prison problem and explores ways to unshackle the Land of the Free through vital criminal justice reforms. With 2.3 million people behind bars, the U.S. has the largest prison population in the history of the world.
Jury Selection: Edmonson vs. Leesville Concrete Company
Interviews with Thaddeus Edmonson, his attorney Jim Doyle, and legal scholars about the U.S. Supreme Court case Edmonson v. Leesville Concrete Company on racial discrimination in jury selection in civil cases.
A feature documentary about the increasingly militarized state of American police as told through the story of William "Dub" Lawrence, a former sheriff who established and trained his rural state's first SWAT team only to see that same unit kill his son-in-law in a controversial standoff 30 years later.
Examining the tools and techniques used in forensic science to solve criminal cases, discussing inconsistencies and how forensic evidence is presented in the court room.
Takes viewers inside Louisiana's maximum security prison at Angola, where the average sentence is more than 90 years. It documents an extraordinary hospice program where hardened criminals care for their dying fellow inmates. In doing so, they embark on a journey that may end in personal rehabilitation.
This riveting, gritty, and unflinching film explores the shadowy life and death world of international black market organ trafficking, delving deeply into the legal, and ethical issues that swirl around its center, its fringes, and its darkest depths.
Frontline investigates the secret history of the unprecedented surveillance program that began in the wake of September 11th and continues today.
A feature documentary that follows unaccompanied child migrants on their journey through Mexico as they try to reach the United States.
Set inside a single room in Folsom Prison, The Work follows three men from outside as they participate in a four-day group therapy retreat with level-four convicts. Over the four days, each man in the room takes his turn at delving deep into his past. The raw and revealing process that the incarcerated men undertake exceeds the expectations of the free men, ripping them out of their comfort zones and forcing them to see themselves and the prisoners in unexpected ways.