Netflix movies and series: Visionary

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50 movies and series in the visionary category

Mercury 13
After rigorous testing in 1961, a small group of skilled female pilots are asked to step aside when only men are selected for spaceflight.
April 20, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 79 minutes
Rapture
Groundbreaking artists share their life stories in this vibrant documentary series that captures hip-hop's impact on global culture.
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Nas, T.I., Logic, ...
April 5, 2018 | Show | 2018
How the Beatles Changed the World
Interviews and rare archival footage illuminate how the Beatles' influence over music and culture continues to be felt around the world.
February 8, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 109 minutes
Ram Dass, Going Home
From his home on Maui, pioneering researcher, author and spiritual teacher Ram Dass reflects on love, life and death as his own days draw to a close.
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February 8, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 31 minutes
National Parks Adventure
Narrated by Robert Redford, this documentary tours the awe-inspiring landscapes, historic sites and untamed wilderness of America's great parks.
February 8, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 42 minutes
Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards
As legendary shoe designer Manolo Blahnik speaks about his creative process, his celebrity admirers chime in with their own takes on his work.
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January 18, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 88 minutes
Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable
This cinematic journey into the waters off East Africa chronicles the story behind artist Damien Hirst's massive exhibition of oceanic treasures.
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January 4, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 82 minutes
Maddman: The Steve Madden Story
This documentary chronicles the rise of the footwear designer behind a billion-dollar empire and his subsequent comeback after a financial scandal.
January 4, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 77 minutes
Planet Earth II
In this sequel to the Emmy-winning "Planet Earth" series, viewers are treated to rich and intimate views of the natural diversity of our planet.
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December 28, 2017 | Show | 2016
Born in China
Experience life through the eyes of a giant panda and her young cub, a golden monkey, and a mother snow leopard as they traverse the wilds of China.
December 13, 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 79 minutes
The Legend of 420
This documentary explores the growing trend of marijuana decriminalization in the U.S. and the use of cannabis in medicine, art, fine dining and more.
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December 7, 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 86 minutes
The Farthest: Voyager in Space
This documentary chronicles NASA's 1977 launch of twin space probes, sent to capture images of remote planets and bear messages from Earth.
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December 7, 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 96 minutes
The Mekong River with Sue Perkins
Comedian and writer Sue Perkins sets off on a 3,000-mile journey up the Mekong River to explore a people and region on the verge of dramatic change.
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November 9, 2017 | Show | 2014
Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry
Shot across four seasons of farming, this documentary features interviews and observations about writer Wendell Berry's agrarian lifestyle.
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October 26, 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 80 minutes
Resurface
A suicidal war veteran finds like-minded souls in a surf therapy program that helps traumatized soldiers heal while riding the waves.
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September 7, 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 27 minutes
A New Economy
This film spotlights companies and individuals who are building a new economy by employing nontraditional business models that look beyond profit.
August 24, 2017 | Documentaries | 2017 | 85 minutes
Bowie: The Man Who Changed the World
Experience an inside look at David Bowie's incredible influence on music, art and culture via interviews with some of the people who knew him best.
May 25, 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 98 minutes
Harry Benson: Shoot First
This film chronicles the career of photographer Harry Benson, who earned global renown with his candid shots of the Beatles and other celebrities.
May 3, 2017 | Documentaries | 2016 | 89 minutes
Madagascar
This nature series places viewers in the heart of remote Madagascar, where the vast majority of the wildlife is unique to the island.
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April 13, 2017 | Show | 2011
Humano
Combining live footage and animation, this documentary follows a young man's existential quest to the Andean mountains in search of enlightenment.
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April 4, 2017 | Documentaries | 2013 | 87 minutes
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