Currently Available Documentaries List

13TH (2016 October 7)
Netflix Documentary
Filmmaker Ava DuVernay examines racial inequality, focusing on the disproportionate number of African-Americans in the American prison system. The 13th amendment abolished slavery, but the prison system perpetuates slavery.
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13TH - Conversation with Oprah and Ava DuVernay  

13th: A Conversation with Oprah Winfrey & Ava DuVernay (2017)
 
Netflix Interview
In the half hour interview, Winfrey asks DuVernay about film making, the documentary, and her political outlook.
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Amanda Knox (2016 September 30)
Netflix Documentary
This follows the case of Amanda Knox, twice convicted and twice acquitted of murdering her roommate in Italy.
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Art of Conflict
(2012 October 12)
Netflix Documentary
The murals of Northern Ireland are an expression of the region's violent troubles.

Audrie & Daisy
(2016 September 23)

Netflix Documentary
This follows two cases of rape through court documents, cyber-bullying, and police investigations.
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The Battered Bastards of Baseball
(2014 July 11)
Netflix Documentary
An independent minor league baseball team in Portland with misfits and rejects on the roster bests the competition.

E-Team
(2014 October 24)
Netflix Documentary
The E-team or Emergencies Team, is tasked with documenting human rights abuses around the world.

Extremis
(2016 September 13)
Netflix Documentary Short
A hard hitting 20 minute look at end of life care from the perspective of patients, family, and doctors.
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Hot Girls Wanted
(2015 May 29)
Netflix Documentary
They wanted easy money, but taking if all off for a web cam gets complicated.


Into the Inferno (2016 October 28)
Netflix Documentary
Werner Herzog explores active volcanoes around the world.
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The Ivory Game (2016 November 4)
Netflix Original Documentary
Activists try to stop poachers and thwart the illegal ivory trade.
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Keith Richards: Under the Influence (2015 September 18)
Netflix Documentary
A look at mythical rock star guitarist Keith Richards.

Mission Blue
(2014 August 15)
Netflix Documentary
Follow the woman that wants to save Earth's oceans.

Mitt
(2014 January 24)
Netflix Documentary
Get a glimpse of the real Mitt Romney as you go behind the scenes.

My Beautiful Broken Brain
(2016 March 18)
Netflix Documentary
A 34 year old stroke patient must relearns to to read, write, and speak.
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The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob Weir
(2015 May 22)
Netflix Documentary
A look at the other member of The Grateful Dead.

My Own Man
(2015 March 6)
Netflix Documentary
A film maker explores how to be a father to his future son.

Print the Legend (2014 September 26)
Netflix Documentary
A look at the innovation of 3d printing.

The Short Game
(2013 December 12)
Netflix Documentary
This follows seven year old golfers as they prepare for the World Championships.

Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang (2016 October 14)
Netflix Original Documentary
This Netflix documentary tracks the rise of Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang. Known for his spectacular pyrotechnic artwork displays, he tackles his most ambitious project yet, Sky Ladder.
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The Square (2014 January 17)
Netflix Documentary
This depicts the Egyptian crisis from the revolution in 2011 at Tahrir Square until 2013.

Team Foxcatcher
(2016 April 29)
Dave Schultz, John du Pont in Team Foxcatcher
Netflix Documentary
This depicts the story of John du Pont, heir to the du Pont fortune, philanthropist, and convicted of murdering gold medal winner Dave Schultz.
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Tig
(2015 July 17)
Netflix Documentary
This follows what happened after comic Tig Notaro announced her cancer diagnosis during a set.

Virgunga
(2014 November 7)
Andre Bauma in Virunga
Netflix Documentary
Park rangers must protect endangered gorillas and the National Park from poachers, rebels, and oil companies.
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What Happened to Miss Simone?
(2015 June 26)
Netflix Documentary
A look at the life of famous singer and activist Nina Simone.

The White Helmets
(2016 September 16)
Netflix Documentary
This follows the volunteer Syrian Civil Defense force that operates in opposition controlled Syria.
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Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom
(2015 October 9)
Netflix Documentary
In 2013, the Ukrainian governments attempt to stop a protest sparked a revolution.

The Zen of Bennett
(2012 November 12)
Netflix Documentary
This depicts the life of jazz singer Tony Bennett.
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