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Killing Time
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directed by Jaap van Hoewijk, 1963-; produced by Eric Velthuis, 1960-, KV Films (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2014), 54 mins
Neither advocating for the death penalty nor against it, Killing Time is a devastating investigation into the futility of taking a life - both a murder and a state sanctioned execution. A genuine discussion starter, it is an honest look at the private, logistical and business-as-usual aspects of capital punishment...
directed by Jaap van Hoewijk, 1963-; produced by Eric Velthuis, 1960-, KV Films (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2014), 54 mins
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Me Facing Life: Cyntoia's Story
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directed by Daniel H. Birman, fl. 1986; produced by Daniel H. Birman, fl. 1986, Daniel H. Birman Productions (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2010), 52 mins
What role should genetics and upbringing play in the legal defense of a minor on trial for murder? This engrossing documentary explores this question by following the controversial case of Cyntoia Brown, a 16-year-old girl forced into prostitution, who faces life without parole for killing one of her clients.
directed by Daniel H. Birman, fl. 1986; produced by Daniel H. Birman, fl. 1986, Daniel H. Birman Productions (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2010), 52 mins
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At the Death House Door
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directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015 and Peter Gilbert, 1957-; produced by Peter Gilbert, 1957-, Steve James, fl. 1986-2015, Zak Piper, 1978- and Aaron Wickenden, fl. 1998, Kartemquin Films, IFC and Chicago Tribune (Newspaper) (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2008), 1 hour 38 mins
An impassioned exploration of the legal and ethical issues surrounding capital punishment, At the Death House Door looks at the death penalty through the eyes of Pastor Carroll Pickett, who served as the first death house chaplain at the infamous "Walls" prison unit in Huntsville, Texas.
directed by Steve James, fl. 1986-2015 and Peter Gilbert, 1957-; produced by Peter Gilbert, 1957-, Steve James, fl. 1986-2015, Zak Piper, 1978- and Aaron Wickenden, fl. 1998, Kartemquin Films, IFC and Chicago Tribune (Newspaper) (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2008), 1 hour 38 mins
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Beyond Conviction
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directed by Rachel Libert, fl. 1999; produced by Todd Wider, fl. 2006, Jedd Wider, fl. 1998 and Rachel Libert, fl. 1999, Tied to the Tracks Films (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2006), 1 hour 38 mins
In 1998, the state of Pennsylvania launched a pioneering mediation program in which victims of violent crimes or their family members could meet face-to-face with the perpetrators of their crimes. The program provides an opportunity for survivors to express long-brewing emotions and get answers to questions that h...
directed by Rachel Libert, fl. 1999; produced by Todd Wider, fl. 2006, Jedd Wider, fl. 1998 and Rachel Libert, fl. 1999, Tied to the Tracks Films (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2006), 1 hour 38 mins
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The Call
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directed by Enrico Maisto, fl. 2018; produced by Riccardo Annoni, fl. 2018, START and RAI Cinema (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2018), 59 mins
The Call is an inside look at the turbulent jury selection process in Italy. In Italy, citizens can be summoned at a day’s notice for potential jury duty. 60 common citizens are randomly selected by a computer and notified by the police in person to appear in court—by the end of the day, 6 people are selected...
directed by Enrico Maisto, fl. 2018; produced by Riccardo Annoni, fl. 2018, START and RAI Cinema (New York, NY: The Cinema Guild, 2018), 59 mins
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