Long Island teenager Cheryl Pierson orchestrated the murder of her electrician father James Pierson in February of 1986. This film delves into the "extenuating circumstances" surrounding the murder, without insinuating that Cheryl was innocent. At age 4, and continuing for at least 5 years, Cheryl endured sexual abuse at the hands of her father, forcing her into a "deadly silence" of shame.
Pamela Smart is fed up with her loveless marriage and job as a schoolteacher. Looking for a way out, she applies for a job at a local TV station. When her dreams of fame are dashed after being rejected for a local TV position, she seduces one of her students. Pam manipulates the vulnerable teenager into proving his love by getting rid of her husband.
A unique journey into the life of activist and radical Abbie Hoffman (Vincent D'Onofrio), as he battles for social justice and travels through the maze of music and politics that defined the late sixties and early seventies.
A high school cheerleader suspects that her popular boyfriend is responsible for the brutal murder of a pregnant girl from the wrong side of the tracks, and, with the help of the dead girl's mother, strives to bring him to justice. Inspired by a true story.
Based on a true story of two women who form a partnership and eventually have a child. When the biological mother is stricken with a fatal disease, her partner discovers she has no legal rights to the child. This heartwarming story examines our cultural and legal perceptions of what makes a family.
Troubled by her parents' recent divorce, Beth Moss turns to bulimia in order to gain control over one aspect of her life. As she increases the frequency of her purges, her health deteriorates and her compulsions severely worry her friends and family, who only wish for her to recover.
Honest Australian Outback sheep-farmer leads an isolated life. Suddenly an exotic women turns up at night, armed and frightened out of her wits. He takes her in, grumpily. Gradually he finds out she's an Afghan refugee, looking for other illegally emigrated relatives. He tries to help her quest, but they soon experience the human traffickers are on her track, and better connected then he guesses.
In these previously unaired images, we discover US military operations from the inside, but also - and more importantly - scenes of splendor of a dictatorship caught up in lies and unprepared for war. Iraqi soldiers, civilians, future insurgents, and journalists retrace the critical year of the invasion, along with members of the US military and reporters who were present during the intervention.
A dramatic and lighter look at breast cancer told from a single woman's point of view. It's the true story of Linda Dackman (Ricki Lake), following her as she tries to re-enter the dizzying dating world post-mastectomy. Dackman's adventures in dating and her intimate and witty insights into appearance, self-image, sex and romance.