Netflix movies and series: Visionary

40 movies and series in the visionary category


The New Frontier
After decades in decline, space exploration appears to be on the cusp of revitalization. This series forecasts new possibilities on the horizon.
23 February 2017 | Show | 2015
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Abstract: The Art of Design
Step inside the minds of the most innovative designers in a variety of disciplines and learn how design impacts every aspect of life.
26 January 2017 | Show | 2017
Hip-Hop Evolution
Interviews with influential MCs, DJs and moguls trace the genre's dynamic evolution from the 1970s through the 1990s in this documentary series.
8 December 2016 | Show | 2016
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Tales by Light
Follow renowned photographers as they explore far-flung locales, capturing extraordinary images that present nature and culture in a new light.
8 November 2016 | Show | 2015
The First Monday in May
Art and celebrity power this documentary that delves behind the scenes of 2014's China-themed Met Gala, the fashion world's most dynamic annual event.
7 September 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 90 minutes
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Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang
Known for his spectacular pyrotechnic displays, Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang creates his most ambitious project yet in this breathtaking documentary.
22 August 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 79 minutes
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Extraterrestrial
Leading scientists gather in a custom laboratory and create sophisticated computer models of what life on other planets might actually look like.
9 August 2016 | Show | 2005
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APEX: The Story of the Hypercar
A visionary carmaker introduces his fuel-efficient, high-performance hypercar to a market filled with big-name competitors like Ferrari and Porsche.
9 August 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 85 minutes | Watch trailer
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Ocean Wonders
Relax and be astonished as footage from beneath the world's oceans brings coral reefs, seahorses, anemones and other undersea marvels to your screen.
16 July 2016 | Movie | 2013 | 83 minutes
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International Street Art
Absorbing images of vibrant street art from New York, Paris, Berlin and Sao Paulo reveal how urban artists elevate the mundane into a thing of beauty.
16 July 2016 | Movie | 2014 | 55 minutes
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Jellies
Twelve different species of jellyfish swim across your screen for the ideal relaxation or ambient entertainment backdrop.
15 July 2016 | Movie | 2013 | 60 minutes
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The Winding Stream
This documentary chronicles the history and legacy of the Carter Family, a Virginia folk band that made a seismic impact on the music of America.
29 June 2016 | Documentaries | 2014 | 90 minutes
Poverty, Inc.
This probing documentary takes an uncompromising look at the processes and the problems involved with the global charity industry.
29 June 2016 | Documentaries | 2014 | 91 minutes
Terra
This visually arresting documentary essay reflects on our relationship to other living creatures as humanity becomes more isolated from nature.
2 May 2016 | Documentaries | 2015 | 97 minutes | Watch trailer
Codegirl
This documentary follows a global competition that addresses technology workforce gender disparity by encouraging young women to enter the field.
1 April 2016 | Documentaries | 2015 | 107 minutes
Cathedrals of Culture
Renowned filmmakers give voice to iconic buildings around the globe, exploring life and culture from the perspectives of six very diverse structures.
1 April 2016 | Show | 2014
Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru
Tony Robbins' clients swear by his unorthodox life coaching methods. A revealing film goes behind the curtain at his annual mega-event.
18 March 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 116 minutes
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My Beautiful Broken Brain
After suffering a stroke at age 34, a woman documents her struggles, setbacks and eventual breakthrough as she relearns to speak, read and write.
18 March 2016 | Documentaries | 2016 | 84 minutes
The Search For Life: The Drake Equation
In 1961, American astrophysicist Frank Drake transformed attitudes about the search for extraterrestrial life by writing a revolutionary equation.
1 February 2016 | Documentaries | 2010 | 59 minutes
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Counting
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Filmmaker Jem Cohen builds a collage of some of the world's greatest, most diverse cities, interconnecting them through the magic of daily urban life.
5 January 2016 | Documentaries | 2015 | 111 minutes
How to Change the World
In the 1970s, a group of activists who gathered to protest nuclear testing formed the iconic Greenpeace environmental organization.
1 January 2016 | Documentaries | 2015 | 110 minutes | Watch trailer
Moving Art: Waterfalls
This collection of short nature films from Louie Schwartzberg depicts the world's most dazzlingly beautiful waterfalls.
1 November 2015 | Movie | 2015 | 25 minutes
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Moving Art: Underwater
Filmmaker Howard Hall presents this remarkable collection of short films shot in the depths of the ocean, revealing a world of serene beauty.
1 November 2015 | Movie | 2015 | 26 minutes
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Awake: The Life of Yogananda
3.50
The story of mystic Paramahansa Yogananda illuminates his key role in bringing yoga and meditation to the modern Western world, inspiring millions.
1 November 2015 | Documentaries | 2014 | 86 minutes | Watch trailer
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Seeds of Time
3.50
This documentary follows agriculturalist Cary Fowler as he stockpiles seeds from around the globe in hopes of averting a future worldwide famine.
29 October 2015 | Documentaries | 2013 | 77 minutes
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If You Build It
3.50
Hoping to renew the economic health of a rural North Carolina town, a designer and architect together create a new kind of high school design class.
29 October 2015 | Documentaries | 2013 | 85 minutes
A Sinner in Mecca
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A gay, Muslim filmmaker risks his life when he travels to the holy city of Mecca for a Hajj pilgrimage, carrying a hidden smartphone and tiny cameras.
5 October 2015 | Documentaries | 2015 | 79 minutes
Cowspiracy
4.60
Learn how factory farming is decimating the planet's natural resources -- and why this crisis has been largely ignored by major environmental groups.
16 September 2015 | Documentaries | 2014 | 90 minutes
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Capital C
3.08
Three independent creators use the hottest new tool for raising money, crowdfunding, to try to make their dreams come true in the digital age.
2 September 2015 | Documentaries | 2014 | 86 minutes
The Immortalists
3.14
This documentary follows Bill Andrews and Aubrey de Grey, two biologists determined to find a way to push back old age -- and maybe even live forever.
15 July 2015 | Documentaries | 2014 | 79 minutes

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