Whether to fill the void at home or take a break from the monotonous schedule, Netflix has proved its importance.
With fantasy and fiction aboard, non-fiction films and series have a special place on Netflix.
Upgrade your watchlist and learn a bit from these 12 interesting documentaries.
1. 13th (2006)
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay won the BAFTA award for the 13th. The documentary delves into the racial practices in the United States and explores the nation’s history of inequalities and the criminal justice system. The movie refers to the 13th amendment of the country’s constitution.
2. Icarus (2017)
Filmmaker Bryan Fogel focuses on the massive doping programs among the sports players. He meets a Russian scientist that will transform his story. In short, Icarus is a tense thriller with scandals and deaths.
3. Knockdown the house (2019)
The political documentary revolves around four women candidates who challenged the incumbents in the mid-term congressional elections of 2018. It’s a one of its kind movement where the candidates had zero experience in politics but determined to change the history with courage and self-determination.
4. Dancing with the Birds (2019)
Dancing with the Birds is a delightful journey into the mysteries of nature. It’s fun to watch a documentary with the kids. This 51 min movie focus on the everyday cycle of birds in their habitat. Joyful perching, rainbow in the background, colorful feathers are all mood of this movie.
5. Casting JonBenet (2017)
The documentary by Kitty Green talks about the unsolved murder case of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey. The story was covered by tabloids for months. The movie is different fin a way that it shows an on-camera auditions of largely nonprofessional, who live in the area where the child was murdered. Instead of reading lines from the script, they speak about the case and their speculations regarding it.
6. Mercury 13 (2018)
Mercury 13 is a disheartening example of how sexism and inequalities shatter dreams of countless. In the 1960s, a group of 13 women was training for the space program. They could have become the 1st American female astronauts if their program wasn’t canceled.
7. Fyre (2019)
Director Chris Smith has made Fyre a perfect blend of comedy, shock and sad outcomes of the failed musical festival of Fyre in 2017. Watch how a luxury musical experience turned out to be a disaster.
8. Homecoming: A film by Beyoncé (2019)
It’s a Queen Bee’s music doc stand out. The movie shows American singer Beyoncé and her performance at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival admit all the craziness of fans, personal heartbreaks and madness.
9. Amy (2015)
The documentary revolves around the personal life and career of British singer and songwriter Amy Winehouse. The archival footage and interviews are an account of a celebrity fandom that cost her life.
10. Abducted in plain sight (2017)
It’s a tale of a church-going family whose 12-year-old kid was abducted by their neighbors. The documentary portrays the kidnapping of a teenager on two separate occasions.
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