Right to Remain Silent: Miranda v. Arizona

This documentary explores the landmark Supreme Court decision Miranda v. Arizona that said criminal suspects, at the time of their arrest but before any interrogation, must be told of their Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination and Sixth Amendment right to an attorney. The decision led to the familiar Miranda warning that begins “You have the right to remain silent … ”

Closed captions available in English and Spanish.

Awards & Honors

  • CINE Golden Eagle Award
  • Clarion Award
  • Bronze World Medal from New York Festival's International Television & Film Awards
  • Distinguished Achievement Award from the REVERE Awards
  • Aurora Awards - Platinum Best of Show - Social Studies
  • Gold Award from CINDY Awards
  • Platinum Hermes Creative Awards
  • Award of Merit from Best Shorts Competition
  • Silver Screen Award from US International Film and Video Festival