Netflix Social & Cultural Documentaries movies and series

An overview of all Netflix Social & Cultural Documentaries movies and series. 253 titles were found.

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NOVA: Himalayan Megaquake
July 2, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 53 minutes
A magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes Nepal in April 2015. Scientists race to calculate the impact and devise ways to mitigate future disasters.
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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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The Last Laugh
June 25, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 87 minutes
Comedians, writers and entertainment icons discuss whether it's ever permissible to joke about horrible tragedies like the Holocaust, AIDS and 9/11.
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This Is the Life
June 20, 2018 | Documentaries | 2008 | 97 minutes
Examine how the group of alternative hip-hop artists known as the Good Lifers started a movement and created a robust, progressive musical community.
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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Social Fabric
June 20, 2018 | Show | 2017
Clothing designer Kyle Ng takes viewers on a series of eye-opening quests to learn about streetwear staples and fashion trends around the world.
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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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Jihad: A Story of the Others
June 7, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 49 minutes
Seeking to understand what motivates jihadists in the West, Deeyah Khan speaks to Muslims who embraced -- and later renounced -- violent extremism.
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White Right: Meeting the Enemy
June 7, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 55 minutes
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.
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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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Terms and Conditions May Apply
June 1, 2018 | Documentaries | 2013 | 80 minutes
Through interviews with technology thought leaders and futurists, this timely documentary examines the erosion of privacy in the digital age.
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Making Fun: The Story of Funko
May 24, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 99 minutes
"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.
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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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