Netflix Documentaries movies and series

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An overview of all Netflix documentaries. 947 titles were found.


Chasing Trane
3.90
Featuring interviews, insights and archival footage, this documentary aims to reveal how historical events shaped the music of John Coltrane.
16 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 99 minutes
Long Time Running
4.20
This documentary follows the 2016 tour of beloved rock band The Tragically Hip as they make their way across Canada one last time.
16 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 95 minutes
Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992
3.75
This documentary chronicles simmering tension and broken trust between L.A.'s black community and police in the decade before the Rodney King riots.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 143 minutes
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Jerry Seinfeld: Comedian
3.24
Christian Charles's documentary follows established comedian Jerry Seinfeld and up-and-comer Orny Adams as they navigate the stand-up circuit.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2002 | 81 minutes
Williams
3.83
This inspiring documentary charts the birth of Sir Frank Williams's renowned racing empire -- and the near-fatal crash that nearly stalled its future.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 104 minutes
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Rise of the Supergamer
YouTube star Dan Howell explores the exploding world of esports and the joystick-wielding pro gamers who train 12 hours per day and earn fortunes.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 57 minutes
It's Not Yet Dark
3.80
A strong-willed Irish filmmaker impaired by ALS syndrome directs his first feature film, with eye-gaze technology as his only means of communication.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 80 minutes
KKK: The Fight for White Supremacy
3.15
Members of the Ku Klux Klan speak openly about their supremacist ideology and how they believe white Americans must prepare for a race war.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 52 minutes
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Eventual Salvation
3.80
In this documentary, an 80-year-old grandmother who fled Liberia during that country's civil war, returns to rebuild her life and her community.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2008 | 86 minutes
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This World: Frat Boys
America's fraternities are both loved and loathed. Follow along as prospective frat boys at the University of Central Florida try to join.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 52 minutes
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How Gay Is Pakistan?
3.70
This documentary explores the lives of gay people and the challenges they face in Pakistan, a country whose laws explicitly outlaw homosexuality.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 50 minutes
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Da Vinci: The Lost Treasure
3.50
Journalist Fiona Bruce receives an exclusive preview to an amazing artistic treasure: a newly discovered painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2011 | 50 minutes
Touched by Auschwitz
3.50
This documentary explores the human legacy of the Holocaust through the post-liberation experiences of six Auschwitz survivors.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 87 minutes
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Edward VIII: The Nazi King
Using declassified FBI information, this documentary investigates the extent to which British King Edward VIII sympathized with the Nazis.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2009 | 47 minutes
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Surviving the Holocaust: Freddie Knoller's War
3.65
A 93-year-old Holocaust survivor recounts escaping Vienna as a teen, fighting in the French Resistance and being captured and sent to Auschwitz.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 50 minutes
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11/8/16
2.50
This documentary follows a group of Americans, of various political persuasions, as they live through the experience of Election Day 2016.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 104 minutes
1945: The Savage Peace
4.00
This unflinching documentary reveals the scale and savagery of reprisals against ethnic Germans in Eastern Europe after the end of World War II.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 57 minutes
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9/11: Truth, Lies and Conspiracies
Fifteen years after 9/11, this documentary looks into the theories surrounding the attack and investigates whether information is being withheld.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 46 minutes
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The Magic of Mushrooms
3.85
Not merely a pizza topping, mushrooms play a vital role in the world, which is revealed in this nature program hosted by professor Richard Fortey.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2014 | 50 minutes
The Sex Changes That Made History
In the 1940s, three extraordinary people -- two patients and a surgeon -- become pioneers in the still-emerging field of gender reassignment surgery.
9 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 47 minutes
One Heart: The A.R. Rahman Concert Film
4.55
In this concert film, Indian musical maestro A.R. Rahman performs 15 of his most popular songs and reveals himself through interviews and clips.
2 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 86 minutes
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Roots
This documentary explores the rich heritage of Indian classical music and the reasons behind its modern decline in popularity.
2 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 61 minutes
Romeo Is Bleeding
3.38
This documentary follows poet Donté Clark as he tries to address the violence in his hometown of Richmond, California, by staging "Romeo and Juliet."
2 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 93 minutes
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Hitler's Steel Beast
Trace the history of Hitler's armored private train, a 15-car mobile headquarters boasting state-of-the-art communications and anti-aircraft cannons.
2 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 53 minutes
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The Freedom to Marry
4.00
This documentary chronicles the journey of a decades-long campaign to achieve marriage equality, resulting in an historic 2015 Supreme Court victory.
2 November 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 86 minutes
Meet the Trumps: From Immigrant to President
2.15
Learn about Donald Trump's family history, including his immigrant grandfather's gold-rush enterprises and his dad's development of a property empire.
26 October 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 48 minutes
Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry
3.55
Shot across four seasons of farming, this documentary features interviews and observations about writer Wendell Berry's agrarian lifestyle.
26 October 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 80 minutes
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El Viaje: Márama y Rombai
Popular South American bands Márama and Rombai share footage of behind-the-scenes antics and discuss their sudden rise to stardom.
26 October 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 79 minutes
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In Search of Israeli Cuisine
3.00
Restaurateur Michael Solomonov meets with Israeli cooks, vintners and writers to understand the country’s cuisine and its cultural complexities.
19 October 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 98 minutes
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She Makes Comics
Often forgotten or ignored, women creators have a rich history of achievement in comic books, a business and culture where some gender biases persist.
19 October 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 70 minutes
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