Netflix Social & Cultural Docs movies and series

An overview of all Netflix Social & Cultural Docs movies and series. 207 titles were found.

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Trainwreck: Woodstock '99
August 8, 2022 | Show | 2022
Woodstock 1969 promised peace and music, but its '99 revival delivered days of rage, riots and real harm. Why did it go so horribly wrong?
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Street Food: USA
August 8, 2022 | Show | 2022
Get a taste of the most beloved bites on American streets and, along the way, discover the heart, soul and wildly diverse real people behind the food.
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Excellence
August 8, 2022 | Show | 2020
Saudi media personality Ahmad al-Shugairi explores the Kingdom's sacred cities and looks at new cutting-edge technologies changing everyday life.
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Seen
August 8, 2022 | Show | 2021
In this docuseries, journalist Ahmad Al-Shugairi highlights recent developments in Saudi Arabia's different sectors, from fish farming to tourism.
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Never Stop Dreaming: The Life and Legacy of Shimon Peres
July 15, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 129 minutes
In politics, most pursue power. He pursued peace. Shimon Peres’s influence and integrity were instrumental in the founding and preservation of Israel.
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Sleepless Nights
July 11, 2022 | Documentaries | 2012 | 128 minutes
This film follows a former militia intelligence officer and the mother of a missing fighter navigating life, pain and loss after the Lebanon Civil War.
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From Meir, to Meir
July 11, 2022 | Documentaries | 2021 | 62 minutes
To uncover the beauty and complexities of her ancestral village, an Egyptian filmmaker interviews the residents of Meir over the span of 12 years.
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The Art of Incarceration
July 8, 2022 | Documentaries | 2021 | 78 minutes
At the Fulham Correctional Centre, incarcerated Aboriginal artists examine the cycle of imprisonment as they prepare for an upcoming exhibition.
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Afrobeats: The Backstory
July 8, 2022 | Show | 2021
Music pioneers Kenny Ogungbe, Dayo "D1" Adeneye, Paul "Play" Dairo and others dive into the rise of Afrobeats, the Nigerian global music phenomenon.
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Civil: Ben Crump
June 22, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 101 minutes
Ben Crump, also known as "Black America's attorney general," pulls back the curtain on his life as a family man and civil rights leader.
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Sing, Dance, Act: Kabuki featuring Toma Ikuta
June 18, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 87 minutes
Drama, heritage, soul; Actor Toma Ikuta trains for his first kabuki theater performance with his long-time friend, kabuki actor Matsuya Onoe.
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Web of Make Believe: Death, Lies and the Internet
June 18, 2022 | Show | 2022
Conspiracy. Fraud. Violence. Murder. What starts out virtual can get real all too quickly — and when the web is worldwide, so are the consequences.
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Halftime
June 18, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 96 minutes
Global superstar Jennifer Lopez reflects on her multifaceted career and the pressure of life in the spotlight in this intimate documentary.
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Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America
June 14, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 117 minutes
Through a powerful lecture and archival film, civil rights lawyer Jeffery Robinson draws a sobering timeline of anti-Black racism in the United States.
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Plastic Island
June 4, 2022 | Documentaries | 2021 | 97 minutes
This remarkable documentary follows a musician, a biologist and a lawyer who join forces to fight against plastic pollution in Indonesia.
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A Nation of Broth
June 4, 2022 | Show | 2022
A humble bowl of good soup sits at the heart of every Korean table. Take off on a journey that explores the history and evolution of Korean soup.
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The G Word with Adam Conover
May 23, 2022 | Show | 2022
Love it or hate it, the government plays a huge role in our lives. Adam Conover explores its triumphs, failures and how we might be able to change it.
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Bigger Than Africa
May 16, 2022 | Documentaries | 2018 | 86 minutes
This documentary follows the trans-Atlantic slave trade route from West Africa to the US, Brazil and the Caribbean in an exploration of Yoruba culture.
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Our Father
May 16, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 97 minutes
After a woman's at-home DNA test reveals multiple half-siblings, she discovers a shocking scheme involving donor sperm and a popular fertility doctor.
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Like a Rolling Stone: The Life & Times of Ben Fong-Torres
May 7, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 99 minutes
The life of rock journalist Ben Fong-Torres takes center stage in this documentary on how the legendary Rolling Stone writer and editor defined an era.
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The Kingdom
An angel named Josephine arrives in a rural town to help residents find faith and their truest selves.
Happy Birthday
At an upscale hotel, a birthday party and a criminal conspiracy collide as a group of misfits clumsily navigate the consequences of a newly-passed law.
The Great Chinese Beans
A young man can't keep up when his relatives form a smuggling gang, so he escapes to China for a cooking competition, but ends up in big trouble, anyway.

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