Although you won't find very many of them in Blockbuster (or even IMDB), gang documentaries are quickly becoming a popular sub-genre of the documentary scene. From homemade, straight-to-DVD films to award winning movies, contemporary gang documentaries are providing an inside look at the culture and issues created by gangs in today's society.
An Overview Of Gang Documentaries
While professional gang documentaries make an effort to delve into the social and historical realities of gangs, most direct to DVD efforts are filled only with violence and verbal abuse. Given the wide spectrum of available films, there are gang documentaries that appeal to many different audiences. Here are some examples: