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Criminal networks eradicate wild species

Richard Ladkani: Sea of ​​Shadows

ILLEGAL CATCH: Chinese mafia trades in swim bladders from fish, Mexican fishermen are pressured into criminal activities and the police are terrified.

THE RIGHT TO BE HIGH: Colorado's cannabis experiment

Jane Wells: Pot Luck: The Altered State of Colorado

LEGALIZATION: Has the legalization of marijuana led to idyllic freedom for users, or has another market for cynical profit hunters emerged?

Crimes and punishments

ABUSE OF POWER: Correctional care in Northern Ireland and Spanish abuse of power in the Basque Country were the subject of two of the Scottish Documentary Institute's debut films under the "Bridging the Gap" program this year.

Gloomy everyday struggles among Scotland's poor

Ellen Fiske, Ellinor Hallin: Scheme Birds

POVERTY: A generation of young Scots show moments of tenderness and care in the midst of everyday frustrations, trials and episodes of violence.

Social heritage and criminal environment

Peter Grönlund: Goliath

SOCIAL REALISM: With Goliat, Peter Grönlund consolidates his position as one of the Nordic region's most socially engaged and realistic feature filmmakers.

When society is militarized

: Many expect the authorities to ensure a safe society, where one does not have to fear dangers, new enemies and refugees. But are we able to see the consequences of the authorities' political "sneak introduction" of more control?

Is the nation-state out of step with the world?

: The nation state strives to control climate challenges, international crime and epidemics, while cities have more political power than ever. Cities act where national authorities only speak.

About technology and crime prevention

Matthias Heeder & Monica Hielscher: Pre-Crime

: Pre-Crime addresses different facets of statistically based crime prevention work – from the police and social sciences, via technological conditions to practice and effect.