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Prison State

There are 2.3 million people locked up in the United States, around half of these people have been sentenced for nonviolent crimes. These inmates are literally costing states billions of dollars each year that they can't afford. In this FRONTLINE special we are taken inside one of America's neighborhoods where getting locked up is just simply a part of everyday life. We see how the system is desi

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No-Go Zones: Seven Mile Road, Detroit, USA

Seven Mile Road located in Detroit is one of the most dangerous no-go zones in the United States. Those who live or dare to come here to visit are literally playing with their lives. It is a territory ruled by the Seven Mile Bloods, one of the most notorious gangs in the city. A gang comprised of drug dealers, hustlers, killers, and thieves prepared to do whatever it takes to defend their territo

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Killing Gaza

Killing Gaza is a film created by two independent journalists Max Blumenthal and Dan Cohen, it is a detailed account of Israel’s 2014 assault on Gaza, a conflict that lasted 7 weeks (8 July – 26 August 2014) and was one of the deadliest seen between the Palestinians and Israel in decades. This film reveals the terrible events that took place throughout the war and its horrific aftermath. As the t

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Evidently… John Cooper Clarke

John Cooper Clarke is an English performance poet, who first became famous as a "punk poet" in the late 1970s. This documentary film is a celebration of his life and works, examining his life as a poet, a comedian, a recording artist and revealing how he has remained a significant influence on contemporary culture over four decades.Through a number of interviews with household names from the

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Tinder: A Predators’ Playground

Currently millions of people are actively looking for partners on the dating app known as Tinder, an app that has changed how an entire generation meets new people. This catalog of love interests at our fingertips has obvious appeal, but the app that's made meeting up with strangers completely normal is hiding a sinister problem.It would seem as though one of the top-earning apps in the worl

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Charles Ponzi

Boston Massachusetts, 1920 a brash and colorful Italian immigrant Charles Ponzi, promises investors that he can give them a 50% profit on their money in 45 days or double their money in 90 days. He explains his idea, an arbitrage in the foreign exchange markets that seems low risk and highly profitable and unlike most con men it appears that he may well have believed in his own scheme.Over a

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Losing Sleep

We spend one-third of our lives sleeping and still we don't fully understand why it is we sleep. We know some of the functions that lie behind it but overall it's still very much a mystery. From the beginning of time, all living beings have been governed by the need for sleep, it is considered to be one of the most critical components of life. If a human or animal doesn't sleep the outcome is sim

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Yung Lean: In My Head

Jonatan Håstad aka Yung Lean is a Swedish rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. Born in Minsk and raised in Stockholm, Yung Lean spent his earlier years hanging around the Sweedish capital Stockholm, playing around with lyrics and melodies in his head, whilst dreaming of one day sharing them with the larger world. Yung Lean rose to prominence in 2013 with his song "Ginseng Strip 2002"

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The Case of Annie McCarrick

This disappearance of Annie McCarrick is one of Ireland's most infamous missing person's cases, it stunned the population of Ireland. How was it that a beautiful, vibrant, and intelligent young American woman who had come to regard Ireland as her second home could mysteriously vanish without a trace?Annie was well capable of minding herself, originally from Long Island, New York she was stree

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