Netflix Social Issue Dramas movies and series

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An overview of all Netflix Social Issue Dramas movies and series. 60 titles were found.

Crossroads: One Two Jaga
In Kuala Lumpur, an abused domestic worker tries to escape to Indonesia, while an idealistic cop insists on fighting corruption -- at a heavy price.
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December 3, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 81 minutes
Vaya
Three youths from rural South Africa set out for Johannesburg, where they're thrust into the seedy underbelly of the city and must fight to survive.
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November 1, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 106 minutes
Kings
A foster mom and her houseful of kids befriend a bitter neighbor after the Rodney King verdict is handed down in 1992 Los Angeles.
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November 1, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 86 minutes
Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hay
Two young parents struggle to keep their marriage afloat and their son protected amidst financial woes, career goals and clashes of ego.
October 1, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 125 minutes
Minnaminungu The Firefly
A nameless widow juggles multiple jobs to support her daughter’s decision to study abroad, only to discover that she has other plans.
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September 7, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 127 minutes
Ottaal
Young orphan Kuttappayi goes to live with his grandfather in the country, but his new life takes a hard turn when his grandfather's health fails.
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August 27, 2018 | Movie | 2014 | 88 minutes
Invisible
After learning she's pregnant, a teen grapples with the consequences while trying to go about her life as if nothing has changed.
August 17, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 86 minutes
Same Kind of Different as Me
A wealthy couple whose marriage is on the rocks befriends a local homeless man who changes their perspectives in this inspiring true story.
August 17, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 119 minutes
Kaviyude Osyath
When a late poet leaves behind his property to a young man, the man's brother suspects the poet may have been more than just a family friend.
July 4, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 116 minutes
Sarvopari Palakkaran
In the course of a human trafficking investigation, a conservative cop crosses paths with an artist-activist in a clash of worldviews.
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July 1, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 132 minutes
Pareeth Pandaari
As the parents of three unmarried daughters, a humble cook and his wife contend with the challenges of matchmaking and social expectations.
July 1, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 109 minutes
Paathi
A face painter for Theyyam rituals who is himself disfigured conceals his guilt over the fact that he performs abortions as a medical practitioner.
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July 1, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 88 minutes
Sara's Notebook
A naive Madrid lawyer travels to Africa to search for her younger sister, who has gone missing in a part of Congo plagued by violence and strife.
May 26, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 116 minutes
Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid
When they travel to their father's ancestral village, city kids expecting a natural paradise instead find a poor, dusty town that harbors secrets.
May 19, 2018 | Movie | 2012 | 94 minutes
Ajji
When her small granddaughter is sexually assaulted by a powerful man and no justice is served, a poor, frail old woman plots her violent revenge.
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May 1, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 104 minutes
Onaatah
Seeking to heal after a traumatic assault, a young woman retreats to a small village by the hills, where she finds hope, love and new purpose.
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May 1, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 106 minutes
Zachariayude Garbhinikal
A gynecologist caring for four unconventional patients receives a visit from a young woman who presents him and his wife with a blessing in disguise.
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April 26, 2018 | Movie | 2013 | 110 minutes
Lalbaug Parel: Zali Mumbai Sonyachi
Industrial workers struggle against the greed of their employers and the apathy of the government toward the conditions in which they live and work.
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April 19, 2018 | Movie | 2010 | 145 minutes
A Sort of Family
An Argentine doctor faces legal and ethical challenges when she travels to the countryside to pick up the infant she has been waiting to adopt.
April 19, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 96 minutes
Mili
An introverted young woman who's plagued by insecurities begins to gain confidence and come out of her shell.
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April 19, 2018 | Movie | 2015 | 106 minutes
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