Carl Panzram: The Spirit of Hatred and Vengeance
- 1 hr 20 min
This intense 2011 crime documentary chronicles the life and times of famed serial killer and career criminal, Carl Panzram. The film was directed by crime history guru, John Borowski (H. H. Holmes: America's First Serial Killer, Albert Fish) and guest starring John DiMaggio (the voice actor for Futurama's Bender). The film pays particular attention to Panzram's relationship with a county guard, a friendship which supplied Panzram with pencils and paper and would eventually lead to his forty thousand word autobiography (a document which stands as a primer for the film itself). The film garnered a great deal of critical praise for it's precise and dramatic handling of it's subject matter and was selected as the Director's Choice pick for the Chicago Horror Film Festival in 2012.