Keyword: abuse

Jailbait

Jailbait (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
After killing her stepfather in self-defense, Anna Nix is sent to a juvenile detention center. As she struggles to survive in a world of girl gangs and predatory guards, Anna must fight her dark side and stay above the fray.

I Am (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 04/28/2011
Four individuals struggle to find their identity and uphold their dignity in a world that is callous, cold and unsympathetic. They share a common dream, a desire to regain their lives and their identity.

The Holding (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
Au nom du fils

Au nom du fils (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/14/2013
Élisabeth is a devoted Christian, a caring wife and the mother of two boys. She has all she needs to be happy and plays an active role within the community by hosting a program on Catholic radio. When she learns that her parish is having financial problems, she agrees to let Father Achille live in her house. He appears to have befriended her older son, Jean-Charles. But in fact, the priest is a...
Cook County

Cook County (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 12/15/2011
An abused and alienated teenage boy named Abe and his absentee father, Sonny, attempt to re-establish their relationship while struggling to overcome addictions to crystal meth amidst a household of meth addicts. In addition to handling the demons within, Abe must protect his six year-old cousin Deandra from her abusive father, Bump, whose addiction to meth fuels jealousy and contempt for Abe. The...
L'homme qui rit

L'homme qui rit (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/25/2012
The orphan Gwynplaine faced severe abuse as a child that left him with a sinister smile etched on his face. Taken in by the traveling showman Ursus, Gwynplaine finds a new life as an enormously popular and empathetic fairground attraction. When Gwynplaine discovers that he is heir to a title and great wealth, he hopes to use his new status to raise awareness of poverty, but his idealism is met...

Stanford Prison Experiment (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2014
The true story of a 1971 Stanford University experiment conducted by professor Philip Zimbardo to explore the psychology of evil by recruiting 12 college students to role-play prison guards and inmates. The experiment was discontinued when the participants began taking on their roles with harrowing results.
Get On Up

Get On Up (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 138 minutes Release date: 07/31/2014
Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film gives a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of James Brown, on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century.
Nordstrand

Nordstrand (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Two brothers, Marten and Volker, meet up at their abandoned family home on the coast of the small island. Marten, the older brother, has pledged that the two of them will go together and pick up their mother who has been in prison for many years, since the death of their abusive father. But it seems that Volker has only come back to sell the house. He is unable to forgive his mother and older...

Fehér isten (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 03/26/2015
When young Lili is forced to give up her beloved dog, Hagen, because its mixed-breed heritage is deemed "unfit" by The State, she and the dog begin a dangerous journey back towards each other. At the same time, all the unwanted, unloved and so-called "unfit" dogs rise up under a new leader, Hagen, the one-time housepet who has learned all too well from his journey through the streets and animal...

Spotlight (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 12/10/2014
Postcard To Daddy

Postcard To Daddy (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 01/30/2010
Filmmaker Michael Stock reveals the sexual abuse he experienced between the ages of eight and sixteen at the hands of his own father. Twenty-five years later he confronts his father and his family. In doing so, he digs deep into the history of his left-wing-liberal family in which sexual abuse would seem unimaginable. He even tries to figure out why, being the youngest of the three children, he...
Gimme Shelter

Gimme Shelter (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 01/23/2014
For 16-year-old Agnes "Apple" Bailey, life has been a constant struggle to overcome the harsh reality of a subsistence existence with her abusive mother, June, and June's string of lowlife boyfriends. When she finds herself pregnant and alone, Apple temporarily takes shelter with her biological father, Tom, a wealthy Wall Streeter living in a New Jersey mansion with his wife Joanna and two young...
Lovelace

Lovelace (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 08/08/2013
In 1972-before the internet, before the porn explosion-Deep Throat was a phenomenon: the first scripted pornographic theatrical feature film, featuring a story, some jokes, and an unknown and unlikely star, Linda Lovelace. Escaping a strict religious family, Linda discovered freedom and the high-life when she fell for and married charismatic hustler Chuck Traynor. As Linda Lovelace, she became an...
Bully

Bully (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 03/29/2012
From Sundance Award-winning filmmaker, Lee Hirsch, comes a beautifully cinematic, character-driven documentary following five kids and families over the course of a school year. Offering insight into different facets of America's bullying crisis, the stories include two families who have lost children to suicide and a mother awaiting the fate of her 14-year-old daughter, who has been incarcerated...

Day One (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2014
The true story of Florida teenager Renee Yohe, whose struggle with addiction and abuse inspired the creation and 2006 launch of the non-profit organization To Write Love on Her Arms. In a creative blend of artistic fantasy, music and confrontation with harsh reality, Renee discovers the value of genuine friendships and embarks on a daunting, yet courageous journey towards recovery.
Odd Way Home

The Odd Way Home (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 87 minutes Release date: 05/29/2014
Escaping her abusive life in Los Angeles, Maya goes on an uncharted journey through the great American Southwest where fate unites her with Duncan, a man with autism. The strangers from opposite worlds embark on an adventurous and inspirational road trip that redefines the notion of family.
Silent Night

Silent Night (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Santa is back, and he's got a brand new bag of tricks. As their small Midwestern town prepares for its annual Christmas Eve parade, Sheriff and his deputy discover that a maniac in a Santa suit is murdering those he judges as "naughty." Their sins? Porn, adultery, greed... And he will make sure they rest in heavenly pieces.
Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 11/11/2008
Today is the biggest day in Jamal Malik's life. A penniless, eighteen year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, he's one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's ''Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" But when the show breaks for the night, suddenly, he is arrested on suspicion of cheating. After all, how could an uneducated street kid possibly know so much? Determined to...
Eden

Eden (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 03/19/2013
After a night out with friends, Hyun Jae accepts a late night ride home from a young firefighter. What begins as a night of promise quickly turns into a nightmare when she is abducted and imprisoned in Vegas as a sex slave. Renamed "Eden", she learns she must build the trust of her captors and sacrifice everything in a desperate effort to survive.
Hollow Reed

The Hollow Reed (1997)

Rated: R Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 04/17/1997
Based on true events, a gothic horror story of a gay man, Martyn, who fights his ex-wife in a no-win battle to get custody of his young son, Oliver. The battle begins once Martyn's worst suspicians are confirmed that the reticent Oliver is, indeed, being abused by his own mother's seemingly respectable live-in boyfriend.
Food Chains

Food Chains (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 82 minutes Release date: 11/20/2014
An intrepid group of Florida farmworkers battle to defeat the $4 trillion global supermarket industry through their ingenious Fair Food program, which partners with growers and retailers to improve working conditions for farm laborers in the United States.
Dir: Sanjay Rawal
With: N/A
Short Term 12

Short Term 12 (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 08/22/2013
Grace is a twenty- something supervisor at a foster-care facility for at-risk teens. Enthusiastic and tough, she does a great job with the kids and works with her boyfriend Mason. But her own difficult past suddenly gets in the way when the gifted and troubled Jayden arrives at the facility.
Camp X-Ray

Camp X-Ray (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 10/16/2014
A young woman joins the military to be part of something bigger than herself and her small town roots. But she ends up as a new guard at Guantanamo Bay instead, where her mission is far from black and white. Surrounded by hostile jihadists and aggressive squadmates, she strikes up an unusual friendship with one of the detainees.
Tumbleweeds

Tumbleweeds (1999)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 11/23/1999
Mary Jo Walker was married for the first time at age 17, and has since gone through three more husbands and numerous boyfriends. Everytime a relationship fails, the free-spirited Mary Jo takes to the road with her foul-mouthed, 12-year-old daughter, Ava, in search of a new home, new love and a new life. Leaving yet another abusive relationship behind her, Mary Jo finally heads for the...