Showing 1 - 10 of 17 titles with a criteria of Subject is Police Abuse
Brazil has well prepared itself for the Olympic Games of 2016, to embrace sports enthusiasts from all over the world. However, the people from the favela’s have, as always, been forgotten. Barber Shop Brazil talks about current state of the favela’s and of the common man’s fear, not of drug dealers, but of the police.
First Hand Films | 2017 | 26 minutes
The trial of the "Upington 25" in South Africa in 1986 saw twenty-five men and women from a black township tried for the murder of a local black policeman.
Icarus Films | 2014 | 75 minutes
Unprecedented examination of the United States' most powerful police department.
GOOD DOCS | 2018 | 112 minutes
In a city determined to keep them apart, they dared to unite.
GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 55 minutes
THE GREY AREA is an intimate look at women’s issues in the criminal justice system and the unique experience of studying feminism behind bars. Through a series of captivating class discussions, headed by students from Grinnell College, a small group of female inmates at a maximum women’s security prison in Mitchellville, Iowa, share their diverse experiences with motherhood, drug addiction, sexual abuse, murder, and life in prison. The women, along with their teachers, explore the “grey area” that is often invisible within the prison walls and delve into issues of race, class, sexuality and gender.
Women Make Movies | 2012 | 65 minutes
Hong Kong pro-democracy fighters who had taken refuge at the Polytechnic University realize that they are trapped by the police.
dGenerate Films | 2021 | 88 minutes
The story the 2012 miner's strike in South Africa, where police opened fire of the striking workers, killing 34.
Icarus Films | 2014 | 86 minutes
A hybrid film about life in Myanmar in the aftermath of its military coup.
Icarus Films | 2023 | 70 minutes
The story of the killing of young Cree man Colten Boushie and his family's pursuit of justice.
National Film Board of Canada | 2019 | 98 minutes
Filmmaker Ignacio Agüero begins filming the objects around his home and the people who drop by, and finds himself drawn into the layers of Chilean history and the complexities of documentary filmmaking.
Icarus Films | 2013 | 120 minutes