An overview of all Netflix Social & Cultural Documentaries movies and series. 218 titles were found.
Seeking to understand what motivates jihadists in the West, Deeyah Khan speaks to Muslims who embraced -- and later renounced -- violent extremism.
Survivors and first responders share personal stories of anguish, kindness and bravery that unfolded amid the Paris terror attacks of Nov. 13, 2015.
Over the course of one memorable and adventure-filled year, Felix Starck documents his 18,000-kilometer bicycle journey across 22 countries.
Through interviews with technology thought leaders and futurists, this timely documentary examines the erosion of privacy in the digital age.
"Pop culture purveyor" Funko started in a garage in 1998. Today its vinyl figures are beloved worldwide, and the company credits fans for its success.
Former inmates, officers and celebrities critique the U.S. prison system in this documentary packaged as a how-to handbook for the incarcerated.
Three of Ireland's top chefs -- Derry Clarke, Catherine Fulvio and Paul Flynn -- gather at opulent country manors to re-create banquets from the past.
From Moravia to Belize, Morocco to Bali, this docuseries explores some of the most fascinating and unique aspects of cultures around the world.
Contemporary event planners draw inspiration from extravagant events throughout history -- from ancient Rome to America's Gilded Age.
Known as the country’s hardest prison, the overcrowded Casuarina Maximum Security houses some of the worst offenders in Western Australia.
A decade after the seminal Brazilian film "City of God," this documentary reunites some of the cast and crew to find out what paths their lives took.
Featuring eight-time NBA All-Star Vince Carter, this documentary takes an in-depth look at his impact on pop culture and the Canadian basketball scene.
In Naples, Buenos Aires and New York, people reflect on the Neapolitan tradition of "suspended coffee" and how it changed their lives.
The story of famed L.A. nightclub Catch One and owner Jewel Thais-Williams, who defied all odds and provided a safe space for black LGBT communities.
Rachel Dolezal, her family and her critics reckon with the aftermath of a national debate sparked by questions about her racial identity.
After rigorous testing in 1961, a small group of skilled female pilots are asked to step aside when only men are selected for spaceflight.
Winnie Mandela speaks about her extraordinary and controversial career, from her early life to her marriage to her ongoing efforts to end apartheid.
Two very different men struggle to save pink dolphins in the Amazon. But their well-intentioned activism has murky consequences.
One filmmaker’s quest to expose the human rights violations faced by India’s LGBTQ community was a project of passion seven years in the making.
As the 2011 Cricket World Cup begins, three Indians demonstrate their passion and the sacrifices they've made for the country's most popular sport.