Controversial

Hookers on Davie (1984)

DocumentaryJanis Cole
Filmmakers Holly Dale and Janis Cole explore the culture of Davie Street, located in the underbelly of Vancouver, where dozens of prostitutes work and live every day. Surprisingly, they find that the sex trade there is stable and largely non-violent, and that the women who work on Davie Street me...
#davie street #prostitution #prostitute #prostitutes #canada #f rated #female director #women make films #late night #street life

Dead Asleep (2021)

DocumentarySkye Borgman
Follows and shares exclusive footage of the case of Randy Herman Jr., a man convicted of a murder he says he committed while sleepwalking in 2017.
#2020s #controversial #death #friend #friendship #homicide #male female relationship #murder #murder by stabbing #trial

A Dog's Life (1962)

MondoGualtiero Jacopetti
A "shockumentary" consisting of a collection of mostly real archive footage displaying mankind at its most depraved and perverse, displaying bizarre rites, cruel behavior and bestial violence.
#actual animal killed #controversial #roasted dog #eating insect #exploitation #cult film #male nudity #female nudity #nudity #reference to rudolph valentino

Pink Flamingos (1972)

Comedy, CrimeJohn Waters
Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person Alive".
#underground film #independent film #nudity #cult director #cult film #black comedy #banned film #controversial #sexual violence #masturbation