Netflix Political Documentaries movies and series

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An overview of all Netflix Political Documentaries movies and series. 68 titles were found.

Stink!
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.
November 7, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 90 minutes
Feminists: What Were They Thinking?
Revisiting 1970s photos of women that captured a feminist awakening, this film explores those women's lives and examines the continued need for change.
October 17, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 86 minutes
ReMastered: Who Shot the Sheriff
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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October 17, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 57 minutes
Two Catalonias
Representatives from both the Catalonian and Spanish societies speak about the complexities of Catalonia's politics and the independentist movement.
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September 28, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 116 minutes
Reversing Roe
Through interviews with abortion rights supporters and opponents, this film lifts the lid on a decades-long political campaign to overturn Roe v. Wade.
September 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 99 minutes
How to Win the US Presidency
This whimsical look at rough-and-tumble American politics examines the influence of money, religion and even ancient Rome on presidential campaigns.
September 2, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 50 minutes
Hank: Five Years from the Brink
From Joe Berlinger, director of the "Paradise Lost" trilogy, comes this documentary about controversial former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.
July 18, 2018 | Documentaries | 2013 | 86 minutes
Chuck Norris vs. Communism
This documentary looks back on Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu's ban of Western media and how an influx of bootlegged films changed the country.
July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 80 minutes
E-Team
The courageous investigators of Human Rights Watch's Emergencies Team risk their lives to document unlawful attacks on civilians by brutal dictators.
July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2014 | 89 minutes
Democrats
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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June 20, 2018 | Documentaries | 2014 | 99 minutes
Breaking Free
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.
June 20, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 81 minutes
Before the Flood
Leonardo DiCaprio crisscrosses the globe to investigate the consequences of man-made globe warming and the measures being taken to reverse it.
February 8, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 96 minutes
CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY
Filmmaker Michael Moore takes on capitalism's roots, the floundering U.S. economy, and 2008's global financial meltdown.
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January 4, 2018 | Documentaries | 2009 | 127 minutes
Saving Capitalism
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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November 24, 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 73 minutes
How Gay Is Pakistan?
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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November 9, 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 50 minutes
11/8/16
This documentary follows a group of Americans, of various political persuasions, as they live through the experience of Election Day 2016.
November 9, 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 104 minutes
El Crazy Che
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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October 19, 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 86 minutes
El Che
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.
October 19, 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 119 minutes
Bobby Sands: 66 Days
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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October 5, 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 105 minutes
Incorruptible
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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September 7, 2017 | Documentaries | 2015 | 89 minutes
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