Channel 4

A Mexican Fable: Murder and the Feather Boa (1996)

DocumentaryMarc Karlin
La Vanessa was the organiser of the first gay rights march in Chiapas State, Mexico. Four years after her murder in 1992, this study of mexican transvestite culture documents a period of fear marked by 29 brutal murders. It originally aired in 1996 as part of Channel 4's Latino Nights line-up (&#...
#lgbtq+ #mexico #chiapas #1990s #channel 4 #uk #gay interest #murder #hate crime

The Virgin Killer (2014)

DocumentaryTalya Tibbon
British-born Elliot Rodger murdered six students and injured 13 in nine locations across Santa Barbara, California. The rampage began when he stabbed three of his housemates to death. Leaving the scene in his car, the 22-year-old fired at people around the university town of Isla Vista. Just a da...
#women make films #female director #incel #incels #narration #revenge killing spree #revenge motive #talking to the camera #loneliness #loner

China's Stolen Children (2007)

DispatchesDocumentaryJezza Neumann
Beautiful, haunting, deeply tragic, but impossible to ignore, this film takes us into the heart of modern China. A place where girl babies are being sold for 3,000-4,000 RMB (£200-270); detectives specialise in finding kidnapped children; and child traffickers are so relaxed about the trade they ...
#repressive regime #channel 4 #china #kidnapping #undercover #uk #2000s