Netflix Political Documentaries movies and series

An overview of all Netflix Political Documentaries movies and series. 59 titles were found.

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Stink!
November 7, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 90 minutes
After noting a strange odor in his child’s pajamas, a single dad’s search for the source uncovers potentially toxic secrets of the chemical industry.
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Feminists: What Were They Thinking?
October 17, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 86 minutes
Revisiting 1970s photos of women that captured a feminist awakening, this film explores those women's lives and examines the continued need for change.
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ReMastered: Who Shot the Sheriff
October 17, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 57 minutes
In 1976, reggae icon Bob Marley survived an assassination attempt as rival political groups battled in Jamaica. But who exactly was responsible?
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Two Catalonias
September 28, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 116 minutes
Representatives from both the Catalonian and Spanish societies speak about the complexities of Catalonia's politics and the independentist movement.
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Reversing Roe
September 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 99 minutes
Through interviews with abortion rights supporters and opponents, this film lifts the lid on a decades-long political campaign to overturn Roe v. Wade.
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How to Win the US Presidency
September 2, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 50 minutes
This whimsical look at rough-and-tumble American politics examines the influence of money, religion and even ancient Rome on presidential campaigns.
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Hank: Five Years from the Brink
July 18, 2018 | Documentaries | 2013 | 86 minutes
From Joe Berlinger, director of the "Paradise Lost" trilogy, comes this documentary about controversial former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.
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Chuck Norris vs. Communism
July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 80 minutes
This documentary looks back on Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu's ban of Western media and how an influx of bootlegged films changed the country.
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E-Team
July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2014 | 89 minutes
The courageous investigators of Human Rights Watch's Emergencies Team risk their lives to document unlawful attacks on civilians by brutal dictators.
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Democrats
June 20, 2018 | Documentaries | 2014 | 99 minutes
After Zimbabwe's disputed 2008 election results, political enemies are asked to write a new constitution and save their country from a bleak future.
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Breaking Free
June 20, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 81 minutes
One filmmaker’s quest to expose the human rights violations faced by India’s LGBTQ community was a project of passion seven years in the making.
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Before the Flood
February 8, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 96 minutes
Leonardo DiCaprio crisscrosses the globe to investigate the consequences of man-made globe warming and the measures being taken to reverse it.
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CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY
January 4, 2018 | Documentaries | 2009 | 127 minutes
Filmmaker Michael Moore takes on capitalism's roots, the floundering U.S. economy, and 2008's global financial meltdown.
Saving Capitalism
November 24, 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 73 minutes
Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich meets with Americans from all walks of life as he chronicles a seismic shift in the nation's economy.
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How Gay Is Pakistan?
November 9, 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 50 minutes
This documentary explores the lives of gay people and the challenges they face in Pakistan, a country whose laws explicitly outlaw homosexuality.
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11/8/16
November 9, 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 104 minutes
This documentary follows a group of Americans, of various political persuasions, as they live through the experience of Election Day 2016.
El Crazy Che
October 19, 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 86 minutes
Learn the true story of Guillermo "Bill" Gaede, an Argentine engineer who spied for Cuba and the FBI while working in Silicon Valley in the 1980s.
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El Che
October 19, 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 119 minutes
Spanish-Mexican writer Paco Ignacio Taibo II hits the road to trace the footsteps of Ernesto "Che" Guevara and sheds new light on the revolutionary.
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Bobby Sands: 66 Days
October 5, 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 105 minutes
In 1981, an imprisoned Irish Republican Army soldier went on a hunger strike that galvanized his movement and made him a controversial global icon.
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Incorruptible
September 7, 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 89 minutes
In the streets of Senegal, a youth movement rises up against a regime bent on retaining power in this chronicle of the nation's stormy 2012 elections.
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