Netflix Social & Cultural Documentaries movies and series

An overview of all Netflix Social & Cultural Documentaries movies and series. 123 titles were found.

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Los Tigres del Norte at Folsom Prison
September 16, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 64 minutes
The beloved norteño band Los Tigres del Norte performs for the inmates of Folsom Prison on the 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash's iconic concert.
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Hello, Privilege. It's Me, Chelsea
September 16, 2019 | Documentaries | 2019 | 64 minutes
In this documentary, Chelsea Handler explores how white privilege impacts American culture -- and the ways it’s benefited her own life and career.
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Recovery Boys
June 29, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 89 minutes
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.
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Democrats
June 20, 2018 | Documentaries | 2014 | 99 minutes
After Zimbabwe's disputed 2008 election results, political enemies are asked to write a new constitution and save their country from a bleak future.
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Breaking Free
June 20, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 81 minutes
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.
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Cutie and the Boxer
June 20, 2018 | Documentaries | 2013 | 81 minutes
A 2014 Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Feature, this film explores the symbiotic relationship of artists Ushio and Noriko Shinohara.
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He Named Me Malala
June 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 88 minutes
This documentary tells the story of a teenage Pakistani girl shot for her advocacy of women's education, her survival, and her continued efforts.
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Survivors Guide to Prison
May 24, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 102 minutes
Former inmates, officers and celebrities critique the U.S. prison system in this documentary packaged as a how-to handbook for the incarcerated.
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Explained
May 23, 2018 | Show | 2018
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.
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City of God: 10 Years Later
May 7, 2018 | Documentaries | 2013 | 68 minutes
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.
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Coffee for All
May 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 69 minutes
In Naples, Buenos Aires and New York, people reflect on the Neapolitan tradition of "suspended coffee" and how it changed their lives.
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Jewel's Catch One
May 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 84 minutes
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.
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The Carter Effect
May 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 60 minutes
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.
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The Rachel Divide
April 27, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 104 minutes
Rachel Dolezal, her family and her critics reckon with the aftermath of a national debate sparked by questions about her racial identity.
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Mercury 13
April 20, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 79 minutes
After rigorous testing in 1961, a small group of skilled female pilots are asked to step aside when only men are selected for spaceflight.
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Influx
April 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 89 minutes
Italians in London reveal the ups and downs of immigration and touch upon their uneasiness about leaving behind their crisis-ridden homeland.
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Martyrs of Marriage
April 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 83 minutes
This documentary reveals the cracks in India's anti-dowry act and gives voice to both women and men who've been victimized by the law's abusers.
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Red Trees
April 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 79 minutes
A documentarian details her Jewish family's escape from Nazi-occupied Prague to refuge in Brazil, where her father built a life as an architect.
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Beyond All Boundaries
April 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2013 | 97 minutes
As the 2011 Cricket World Cup begins, three Indians demonstrate their passion and the sacrifices they've made for the country's most popular sport.
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100 Years: One Woman's Fight for Justice
April 19, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 74 minutes
This documentary chronicles Elouise Cobell's long fight against the U.S. government for the gross mismanagement of mineral-rich Native American land.
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