Netflix Social & Cultural Docs movies and series

An overview of all Netflix Social & Cultural Docs movies and series. 230 titles were found.

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Making ATHENA
November 19, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 37 minutes
Go behind the scenes with Romain Gavras and his team in this exclusive look at the production process of his technically stunning modern tragedy.
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I Am Vanessa Guillen
November 18, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 96 minutes
Vanessa Guillen was 20 years old when she was found murdered at a US Army base. Rather than submit to silence, her family fought for justice and change.
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Racionais MC's: From the Streets of São Paulo
November 18, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 116 minutes
Armed with music and a message, influential hip-hop group Racionais MC's turned their street poetry into a powerful movement in Brazil and beyond.
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In Her Hands
November 18, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 93 minutes
As Western forces withdraw, Afghanistan's youngest female mayor braves mortal danger to lead a fight for education for the next generation of Afghans.
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The Order of Myths
November 14, 2022 | Documentaries | 2008 | 78 minutes
Dating back to the 1700s, Mobile, Alabama's Mardi Gras celebration is the oldest in the country -- and it's still going strong today.
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Is That Black Enough for You?!?
November 13, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 135 minutes
Culture critic and historian Elvis Mitchell traces the evolution — and revolution — of Black cinema from its origins to the impactful films of the 1970s.
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Ancient Apocalypse
November 13, 2022 | Show | 2022
Journalist Graham Hancock travels the globe hunting for evidence of mysterious, lost civilizations dating back to the last Ice Age.
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State of Alabama vs. Brittany Smith
November 13, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 40 minutes
This documentary tells the harrowing story of a woman trying to use Alabama's Stand Your Ground law after killing a man she says brutally attacked her.
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FIFA Uncovered
November 13, 2022 | Show | 2022
From power struggles to global politics, an exploration of FIFA reveals the organization's checkered history — and what it takes to host a World Cup.
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Soa
November 5, 2022 | Documentaries | 2020 | 71 minutes
From popping balloons to ducks quacking in a pond, sound fuels this immersive film that explores how it shapes and impacts our everyday lives.
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What a Party! Stories About Gabriel García Márquez
October 29, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 68 minutes
Videographer Eszter Vörös visits Colombia's Caribbean region to experience the people, places and music that inspired the Nobel Prize-winning novelist.
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Captains
October 27, 2022 | Show | 2022
From heartbreak to triumph, this docuseries follows six football captains and their teams as they vie for a qualifying spot in the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
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Descendant
October 24, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 109 minutes
Descendants of the enslaved Africans on an illegal ship that arrived in Alabama in 1860 seek justice and healing when the craft's remains are discovered.
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Sue Perkins: Perfectly Legal
October 17, 2022 | Show | 2022
Sue Perkins confronts middle age head-on by experiencing various Latin American countries in adventurous, shockingly legal and sometimes dangerous ways.
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The Redeem Team
October 17, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 98 minutes
After their shocking performance at the 2004 Olympics, the US men's basketball team seeks redemption as they pursue Gold at the 2008 Beijing Games.
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Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am
October 17, 2022 | Documentaries | 2019 | 120 minutes
Late author Toni Morrison talks about life and writing in this documentary exploring the ways her work reflects themes of race and American history.
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The Joys and Sorrows of Young Yuguo
October 7, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 28 minutes
In this moving documentary, teen Yuguo goes on the adventure of a lifetime as he leaves China to pursue his passion for Romanian literature and culture.
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Human Playground
October 7, 2022 | Show | 2022
Narrated by Idris Elba, this docuseries explores the origins and evolution of play across the globe, from age-old rituals to billion-dollar businesses.
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Eat the Rich: The GameStop Saga
October 7, 2022 | Show | 2022
A community of amateur traders enacts a daring plan to get rich quick and wreak havoc on the stock market. But can they beat Wall Street at its own game?
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The Dreamlife of Georgie Stone
September 27, 2022 | Documentaries | 2022 | 29 minutes
Sharing her journey from child to teen activist, Georgie Stone looks back at her life and historic fight for transgender rights in this documentary.
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Birthcare Center
At the height of her career, a woman is gifted the miracle of life. The new mom heads to a postpartum care center where judgment and camaraderie await.
Weather for Two
A meeting with the family lawyer causes chaos for the Thompson family, with betrayal, infidelity and lies leading to bloody consequences.
The Lost Patient
After waking up from a coma with no memory of the night when his entire family was murdered, a young man and his psychiatrist try to untangle the truth.

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