Netflix movies and series: Visionary

39 movies and series in the visionary category


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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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 | Watch trailer
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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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
3.00
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
1.00
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 | Watch trailer
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
The Incredible Bionic Man
3.20
Two robotics experts round up the most sophisticated prosthetic parts available on a quest to create a bionic man that rivals the real human body.
13 April 2015 | Documentaries | 2013 | 46 minutes
The Ghosts in Our Machine
3.70
The work of photographer Jo-Anne McArthur drives this sensitive documentary about the marginalized role of animals in modern society.
9 March 2015 | Documentaries | 2013 | 92 minutes
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The New Public
2.95
An ambitious group of educators create a small, public high school in an underserved neighborhood of Brooklyn. When their idealistic vision is confronted with some harsh realities faced by the community, they struggle to adapt.
2 February 2015 | Documentaries | 2012 | 87 minutes
Last Hijack
2.90
Blending animation and documentary storytelling, this unique film explores the dangerous life of a Somali pirate, through the eyes of Mohamed Nura.
31 January 2015 | Documentaries | 2014 | 84 minutes
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