An overview of all Netflix documentaries. 988 titles were found.
Spiritual leaders and notable members of the faith-based community share inspiration and discuss how faith can guide people through challenging times.
In this documentary, a determined student embraces persistence as she challenges officials on the dubious conducting of BMI tests in high schools.
Aided by dramatic reconstructions and archive footage, Sir Richard Branson recounts his daring attempts to break hot air balloon records.
This documentary chronicles the decade-long process that led to the end of the ETA, a Basque separatist group that operated for more than 50 years.
Artist Lily Yeh is profiled in this documentary that follows the septuagenarian as she creates community-based art projects in troubled regions.
Activists and citizens of Louisiana speak out about the ongoing, devastating effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and unchecked coastal erosion.
Laid-back Egyptian-American comic Ahmed Ahmed breaks down the "Arabic concept," Swingers style, in this film tour through the Middle East.
, Maz Jobrani
, Angelo Tsarouchas
, Omid Djalili
, Whitney Cummings
, Ahmed Ahmed
, Sebastian Maniscalco
, Erik Griffin
, Tom Papa
, Ted Alexandro
, Sherif Azab
A botched attempt to arrest a white supremacist in Idaho results in a gun battle, a standoff and three deaths that galvanize public opinion in 1992.
When he discovers the world's oceans brimming with plastic waste, a documentary filmmaker investigates the pollution's environmental impacts.
This film chronicles the career of surfer Dadá Figueiredo, whose stormy personal life upended his status as a trendsetting '70s sports hero.
A quarter-century later, this documentary relocates the male dancers who backed Madonna on her 1990 Blond Ambition tour, as seen in "Truth or Dare."
Four years after a Navy SEAL team killed Osama Bin Laden in a raid on his compound, his correspondence sheds new light on his mindset and final years.
This intimate portrait sheds light on the trauma experienced and strength displayed by those affected by the 2012 massacre in Newtown, Connecticut.
This film exposes the financial connections among America's unregulated, disreputable puppy mills, big agriculture and Washington's political elite.
In this documentary, teachers at a Mojave Desert high school adhere to a belief that compassion and life skills can profoundly help at-risk students.
Combining archival footage, animation and interviews, this innovative film explores the 1966 mass shooting from the University of Texas's clock tower.
, Keith Maitland
, Chris Doubek
, Blair Jackson
, Louie Arnette
, Josephine McAdam
, Vicky Illk
, Violett Beane
, Reece Everett Ryan
, Monty Muir
, Aldo Ordoñez
Casting a light on the mistreatment of sea mammals, this documentary follows the plight of 18 Beluga whales kept in captivity for years.
One of the last traditional salt gatherers of Bolivia's great salt flats faces modernization when the country connects his home to the outside world.
With commentary by two prominent veterinarians, this film looks at the unregulated pet food industry and its negative impact on animals' health.
This film documents the Azulay brothers' grueling 53-day hike to Argentina's Cape San Diego, where they hope to surf untried, world-class waves.
In this intimate documentary, Ugandan transgender woman Cleopatra Kambugu struggles and prevails as she lives in an actively transphobic environment.
A family of Parsi musicians collectively works for over 60 years scoring the orchestral soundtracks for some of Bollywood's most memorable films.
Combining live footage and animation, this documentary follows a young man's existential quest to the Andean mountains in search of enlightenment.
This film tracks six young Detroit entrepreneurs over 17 months as they struggle to make their business dreams into successful startup realities.
This detailed examination of the 1945 Hiroshima bombing includes the prelude to and aftermath of history's controversial first use of atomic weapons.
This documentary chronicles the philosophy and life's work of archivist P.K. Nair, who made a mission of preserving Indian cinema’s rich history.
This documentary tells the story of Compaq Computer and its three founders, who in 1982, took on Goliath IBM at the height of its PC dominance.
From his star turn at Woodstock to his battles with addiction, this film chronicles the stormy life and unique talent of soulful singer Joe Cocker.