An overview of all Netflix Social & Cultural Docs movies and series. 21 titles were found.
Through interviews with locals, this documentary investigates the triggers and outcomes of the 2013 communal riots in the heart of Uttar Pradesh.
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.
This documentary traces the life of "Tales of the City" author Armistead Maupin, from his conservative roots to his rise as an LGBTQ champion.
Revisiting 1970s photos of women that captured a feminist awakening, this film explores those women's lives and examines the continued need for change.
Actor and fight enthusiast Frank Grillo travels the world, immersing himself in different fight cultures to understand their traditions and motivations.
In 1976, reggae icon Bob Marley survived an assassination attempt as rival political groups battled in Jamaica. But who exactly was responsible?
Two priests -- one from Dunblane, Scotland, the other from Newtown, Connecticut -- bond over school tragedies that occurred 16 years apart.
Featuring experts in their fields and raw and moving footage, this documentary makes a case for increased autonomy in women's choices for childbirth.
Follow the reporters at BuzzFeed as they probe topics ranging from quirky internet crazes to safe injection spaces for opioid users.
A contextual, acculturated dive into how adults in six, big global cities celebrate love and accentuate sex. CNN's Christiane Amanpour reports.
This series examines 1970s America, focusing on the major political and historical landmarks of the decade and the cultural response to those events.
This nostalgic documentary series relives the 1980s from a variety of angles, exploring its impact on the politics, technology and culture of today.
This whimsical look at rough-and-tumble American politics examines the influence of money, religion and even ancient Rome on presidential campaigns.
This short film chronicles the largest rape trial in Congo's history, in which soldiers stood accused of a brutal rampage against their own citizens.
Often forgotten or ignored, women creators have a rich history of achievement in comic books, a business and culture where some gender biases persist.
A top-ranked college marching band’s members fight to keep their spots, memorize routines, tend to their social lives -- and slay the competition.
Experience the hopes, dreams and challenges of three Ugandan children who travel around the world with the African Children's Choir.
This documentary explores the rich heritage of Indian classical music and the reasons behind its modern decline in popularity.
A grassroots nonprofit faces mounting pressure as it aims to create jobs and improve Washington, D.C., parks through a special tree-planting program.
The courageous investigators of Human Rights Watch's Emergencies Team risk their lives to document unlawful attacks on civilians by brutal dictators.