An overview of all Netflix Social & Cultural Documentaries movies and series. 285 titles were found.
A magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes Nepal in April 2015. Scientists race to calculate the impact and devise ways to mitigate future disasters.
In a region ravaged by opioid abuse, four young men in a farming-based rehab forge a bond as they try to reinvent their lives after years of addiction.
Comedians, writers and entertainment icons discuss whether it's ever permissible to joke about horrible tragedies like the Holocaust, AIDS and 9/11.
Examine how the group of alternative hip-hop artists known as the Good Lifers started a movement and created a robust, progressive musical community.
After Zimbabwe's disputed 2008 election results, political enemies are asked to write a new constitution and save their country from a bleak future.
Clothing designer Kyle Ng takes viewers on a series of eye-opening quests to learn about streetwear staples and fashion trends around the world.
One filmmaker’s quest to expose the human rights violations faced by India’s LGBTQ community was a project of passion seven years in the making.
A 2014 Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Feature, this film explores the symbiotic relationship of artists Ushio and Noriko Shinohara.
Seeking to understand what motivates jihadists in the West, Deeyah Khan speaks to Muslims who embraced -- and later renounced -- violent extremism.
To many, white supremacists embody hate in its purest form. One filmmaker decides to look past the rhetoric to see if a human connection is possible.
Through interviews with technology thought leaders and futurists, this timely documentary examines the erosion of privacy in the digital age.
This documentary tells the story of a teenage Pakistani girl shot for her advocacy of women's education, her survival, and her continued efforts.
"Pop culture purveyor" Funko started in a garage in 1998. Today its vinyl figures are beloved worldwide, and the company credits fans for its success.
Former inmates, officers and celebrities critique the U.S. prison system in this documentary packaged as a how-to handbook for the incarcerated.
This enlightening series from Vox digs into a wide range of topics such as the rise of cryptocurrency, why diets fail, and the wild world of K-pop.
A decade after the seminal Brazilian film "City of God," this documentary reunites some of the cast and crew to find out what paths their lives took.
Featuring eight-time NBA All-Star Vince Carter, this documentary takes an in-depth look at his impact on pop culture and the Canadian basketball scene.
In Naples, Buenos Aires and New York, people reflect on the Neapolitan tradition of "suspended coffee" and how it changed their lives.
The story of famed L.A. nightclub Catch One and owner Jewel Thais-Williams, who defied all odds and provided a safe space for black LGBT communities.
From the perspective of both owners and migrant workers, this visually rich documentary offers a nuanced look into the U.S. carnival industry.