Netflix documentaries

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An overview of all 933 Netflix documentaries.

Chandani: The Daughter of the Elephant Whisperer
A girl who wants to be an elephant driver like her father is given the chance to raise a calf and becomes even more determined when it's taken away.
July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2010 | 86 minutes
City of Trees
A grassroots nonprofit faces mounting pressure as it aims to create jobs and improve Washington, D.C., parks through a special tree-planting program.
July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 76 minutes
100 Days of Solitude
Spanish photographer José Díaz spends 100 days living alone on a remote mountain, connecting to nature and documenting the beauty of his surroundings.
July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2018 | 93 minutes
Amelia: A Tale of Two Sisters
Eight decades after her disappearance, Amelia Earhart's incredible accomplishments are still celebrated, thanks in large part to her sister Muriel.
July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 43 minutes
Extreme Adventure Emergencies
Witness the treacherous obstacles that adventurers have encountered on a trans-Atlantic balloon flight, a solo mission to the North Pole and more.
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July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2003 | 47 minutes
Chuck Norris vs. Communism
This documentary looks back on Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu's ban of Western media and how an influx of bootlegged films changed the country.
July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 80 minutes
The Land of the Enlightened
In the rugged mountains of Afghanistan, armed bands of young boys survive by scavenging for old land mines, mining lapis lazuli and trading in opium.
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July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 83 minutes
All the Queen's Horses
For two decades, a comptroller in a small Illinois town financed her successful horse-breeding business by stealing $53 million in public funds.
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July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 70 minutes
Hooligan Sparrow
Indomitable activist Ye Haiyan faces increasingly hostile government harassment as she exposes the case of six schoolgirls raped by their headmaster.
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July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 83 minutes
E-Team
The courageous investigators of Human Rights Watch's Emergencies Team risk their lives to document unlawful attacks on civilians by brutal dictators.
July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2014 | 89 minutes
Froning: The Fittest Man in History
Follow the grueling training regimen of Rich Froning Jr. as he sets his sights on winning an unprecedented fourth CrossFit Games title.
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July 15, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 99 minutes
Brother's Keeper
This documentary explores the odd world of the elderly Ward brothers, illiterate farmers who have lived their entire lives in a dilapidated shack.
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July 14, 2018 | Documentaries | 1992 | 104 minutes
Covered: Alive in Asia
Christian musician Israel Houghton leads his band Israel & New Breed on a tour supporting their newest album of multicultural, hybrid-genre songs.
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July 14, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 75 minutes
The Divide
This film brings to light the effects that the growing wealth gap between the haves and have-nots has on all strata of society in the U.S. and U.K.
July 4, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 77 minutes
Pacificum: Return to the Ocean
Four scientists offer a sweeping yet intimate exploration of Peru's majestic coastline by land, sea and air.
July 4, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 74 minutes
NOVA: Why Trains Crash
This NOVA program investigates deadly train accidents and explores how technological advances can help make travel by rail safer and more efficient.
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July 2, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 53 minutes
NOVA: Inside Einstein's Mind
Scientists and experts discuss the brilliant mind of Albert Einstein, whose theories and ideas changed the way humanity views the world.
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July 2, 2018 | Documentaries | 2015 | 53 minutes
What We Started
DJs and industry insiders offer a backstage pass to the world of electronic dance music, reflecting on its radical origins and the future of the genre.
July 2, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 95 minutes
Dream Big: Engineering Our World
Narrated by Jeff Bridges, this compelling documentary examines some incredible achievements of engineering from across the globe.
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July 2, 2018 | Documentaries | 2017 | 42 minutes
NOVA: Himalayan Megaquake
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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July 2, 2018 | Documentaries | 2016 | 53 minutes
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Stray Bullet
In 2014,12-year-old Genesis Rincon was fatally shot while riding her scooter. Those linked to the tragedy reflect on justice and the cycle of violence.
Tahaan
Een schuldeiser neemt de ezel van een gezin in beslag. De achtjarige Tahaan kan het verlies van zijn Birbal niet accepteren en reist door Kasjmir om hem terug te krijgen.
Hipersomnia
Een jonge actrice repeteert voor een toneelstuk over mensenhandel en beleeft angstaanjagende scènes. Is het een illusie of een alternatieve realiteit?