Chasing Freedom (2004)

A self-centered lawyer is changed into a compassionate human being when she is made to defend an Afghan woman who will be killed if she is deported back to her own country.

The Two Popes (2019)

This gorgeous film recreates what Pope Benedict XVI and then Cardinal Bergoglio might have said to each other during their meetings before the latter resigned.

Red Dust (2004)

A woman lawyer returns from exile to South Africa to represent a black member of Parliament at a TRC hearing where a torturer is seeking amnesty, thus dredging up painful memories.

Detroit (2017)

During the 1967 Detroit Riot racist cops torture black teenagers & 2 white girls at a motel to get them to turn over a gun which they think was fired at them–during the night the cops murder 3 of the blacks.

Prisoners

Frustrated over what he thinks is the detective’s lack of progress in finding his kidnapped daughter, a father takes matters into his own hands. He kidnaps and tortures the suspect, not believing in the mentally handicapped man’s claim of innocence.