Netflix Social & Cultural Docs movies and series

An overview of all Netflix Social & Cultural Docs movies and series. 87 titles were found.

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Unnatural Selection
October 20, 2019 | Show | 2019
From eradicating disease to selecting a child’s traits, gene editing gives humans the chance to hack biology. Meet the real people behind the science.
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Magical Andes
October 16, 2019 | Show | 2019
From Argentina to Colombia, this stunning documentary follows five characters who share their deep connection to South America's majestic mountains.
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Living Undocumented
October 3, 2019 | Show | 2019
Eight undocumented families' fates roller-coast as the United States' immigration policies are transformed.
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Birders
September 27, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 37 minutes
Bird watchers on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border share their enthusiasm for protecting and preserving some of the world's most beautiful species.
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The Mind, Explained
September 15, 2019 | Show | 2019
Ever wonder what's happening inside your head? From dreaming to anxiety disorders, discover how your brain works with this illuminating series.
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American Factory: A Conversation with the Obamas
September 5, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 10 minutes
Barack and Michelle Obama talk with directors Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert about the documentary and the importance of storytelling.
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American Factory
August 22, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 110 minutes
In this documentary, hopes soar when a Chinese company reopens a shuttered factory in Ohio. But a culture clash threatens to shatter an American dream.
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Happy Jail
August 15, 2019 | Show | 2019
The Philippine jail known for a viral Michael Jackson dance video comes under the management of an ex-convict, sparking controversy and criticism.
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Armed to the Teeth
August 14, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 109 minutes
This documentary follows the controversy surrounding the 2010 murders of two students, who were framed as criminals and killed by the Mexican military.
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The Family
August 10, 2019 | Show | 2019
An enigmatic conservative Christian group known as the Family wields enormous influence in Washington, D.C., in pursuit of its global ambitions.
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Roll Red Roll
August 9, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 80 minutes
This compelling documentary follows the 2012 Steubenville, Ohio rape case, putting social media and high school football culture in the spotlight.
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The Pursuit
August 8, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 76 minutes
In a time of turbulence for the free market system, one economist explores how it has lifted billions out of poverty, and might just save us all.
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Enter the Anime
August 6, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 58 minutes
What is anime? Through deep-dives with notable masterminds of this electrifying genre, this fast-paced peek behind the curtain seeks to find the answers.
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Taco Chronicles
July 13, 2019 | Show | 2019
Many of the most popular taco styles have long, rich, little-known histories. Explore some of them in this eye-opening, mouth-watering food adventure.
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Exhibit A
July 10, 2019 | Show | 2019
This true crime series shows how innocent people have been convicted with dubious forensic techniques and tools such as touch DNA and cadaver dogs.
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Memory Games
June 21, 2019 | Documentaries | 2018 | 86 minutes
Glimpse into the brain's vast potential for memorization through the eyes of four competitive memory athletes as they share techniques and insights.
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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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