Netflix Social & Cultural Docs movies and series

An overview of all Netflix Social & Cultural Docs movies and series. 71 titles were found.

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Life Overtakes Me
June 15, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 40 minutes
In the grip of trauma, hundreds of refugee children in Sweden withdraw from life's uncertainties into a coma-like illness called Resignation Syndrome.
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Oprah Winfrey Presents: When They See Us Now
June 14, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 61 minutes
Oprah Winfrey talks with the exonerated men once known as the Central Park Five, plus the cast and producers who tell their story in "When They See Us."
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Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese
June 13, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 142 minutes
In an alchemic mix of fact and fantasy, Martin Scorsese looks back at Bob Dylan's 1975 Rolling Thunder Revue tour and a country ripe for reinvention.
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The Black Godfather
June 8, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 118 minutes
This documentary follows the life of Clarence Avant, the ultimate, uncensored mentor and behind-the-scenes rainmaker in music, film, TV and politics.
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The Chef Show
June 8, 2019 | Show | 2019
Writer, director and food enthusiast Jon Favreau and chef Roy Choi explore food in and out of the kitchen with accomplished chefs and celebrity friends.
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Satan & Adam
June 3, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 77 minutes
An aging blues guitarist and a grad student form an unlikely duo while busking on the street corners of 1980s Harlem.
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After Maria
May 25, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 37 minutes
Displaced by Hurricane Maria, three Puerto Rican women navigate their families' uncertain futures as their federal housing aid in New York expires.
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A Tale of Two Kitchens
May 23, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 29 minutes
Mexico City restaurant star Gabriela Cámara opens sister eatery Cala in San Francisco, with a similar menu and unusually welcoming kitchen culture.
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ReMastered: The Lion's Share
May 19, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 84 minutes
After discovering the family of Solomon Linda, the writer of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," a reporter tries to help them fight for fair compensation.
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Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen
May 13, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 88 minutes
New Zealand film archivist Heperi Mita traces the cinematic legacy of his mother and trailblazing Maori filmmaker Merata Mita.
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Long Time Coming: A 1955 Baseball Story
May 11, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 87 minutes
Participants recall the first integrated Little League game played in the racially segregated South during the summer of 1955 in Orlando, Florida.
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Bathtubs Over Broadway
May 10, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 87 minutes
A comedy writer for David Letterman unearths a hidden world of hilariously bizarre musicals, which turns into a toe-tapping obsession.
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Knock Down The House
May 2, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 87 minutes
Go behind the scenes as four determined women -- including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez -- challenge big-money politicians in the 2018 race for Congress.
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American Experience: The Island Murder
May 2, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 52 minutes
In 1931, a young Navy wife tore apart Hawaii on racial lines after claiming she was raped by a gang of nonwhite islanders.
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ReMastered: Devil at the Crossroads
April 27, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 48 minutes
Cloaked in mystery, bluesman Robert Johnson left his mark on American music. Now family, critics and famous fans look for the real man behind the music.
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Street Food
April 27, 2019 | Show | 2019
Embark on a global cultural journey into street food and discover the stories of the people who create the flavorful dishes.
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The Last Resort
April 22, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 70 minutes
In the waning days of the 70s, two young photographers document the Jewish retirees who dominated the sunny shores of South Beach.
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Grass Is Greener
April 22, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 97 minutes
It lit up jazz and hip-hop -- and ignited a war on drugs steeped in racial injustice. Experts explore America's complicated relationship with weed.
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HOMECOMING: A film by Beyoncé
April 18, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 137 minutes
This intimate, in-depth look at Beyoncé's celebrated 2018 Coachella performance reveals the emotional road from creative concept to cultural movement.
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The Creative Brain
April 17, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 52 minutes
Neuroscientist David Eagleman taps into the creative process of various innovators while exploring brain-bending, risk-taking ways to spark creativity.
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