Netflix Social & Cultural Docs movies and series

An overview of all Netflix Social & Cultural Docs movies and series. 21 titles were found.

Muzaffarnagar Baaqi Hai
Through interviews with locals, this documentary investigates the triggers and outcomes of the 2013 communal riots in the heart of Uttar Pradesh.
November 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 136 minutes
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
The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin
This documentary traces the life of "Tales of the City" author Armistead Maupin, from his conservative roots to his rise as an LGBTQ champion.
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November 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 91 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
FIGHTWORLD
Actor and fight enthusiast Frank Grillo travels the world, immersing himself in different fight cultures to understand their traditions and motivations.
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October 17, 2018 | Show | 2018
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
Lessons from a School Shooting: Notes from Dunblane
Two priests -- one from Dunblane, Scotland, the other from Newtown, Connecticut -- bond over school tragedies that occurred 16 years apart.
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October 5, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 23 minutes
The Birth Reborn
Featuring experts in their fields and raw and moving footage, this documentary makes a case for increased autonomy in women's choices for childbirth.
October 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 91 minutes
Follow This
Follow the reporters at BuzzFeed as they probe topics ranging from quirky internet crazes to safe injection spaces for opioid users.
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October 1, 2018 | Show | 2019
Christiane Amanpour: Sex & Love Around the World
A contextual, acculturated dive into how adults in six, big global cities celebrate love and accentuate sex. CNN's Christiane Amanpour reports.
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September 30, 2018 | Show | 2018
The Seventies
This series examines 1970s America, focusing on the major political and historical landmarks of the decade and the cultural response to those events.
September 30, 2018 | Show | 2015
The Eighties
This nostalgic documentary series relives the 1980s from a variety of angles, exploring its impact on the politics, technology and culture of today.
September 30, 2018 | Show | 2016
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
The Testimony
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.
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August 22, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 28 minutes
She Makes Comics
Often forgotten or ignored, women creators have a rich history of achievement in comic books, a business and culture where some gender biases persist.
August 17, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 70 minutes
Marching Orders
A top-ranked college marching band’s members fight to keep their spots, memorize routines, tend to their social lives -- and slay the competition.
August 17, 2018 | Show | 2018
Imba Means Sing
Experience the hopes, dreams and challenges of three Ugandan children who travel around the world with the African Children's Choir.
July 25, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 74 minutes
Roots
This documentary explores the rich heritage of Indian classical music and the reasons behind its modern decline in popularity.
July 25, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 61 minutes
City of Trees
A grassroots nonprofit faces mounting pressure as it aims to create jobs and improve Washington, D.C., parks through a special tree-planting program.
July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 76 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

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