Do you like infotainment movies and documentaries? Then your Netflix account is the best thing you have! If you don’t know where to start, our list is just for you.
- The E-Team
Synopsis: The team of brave investigators from Human Rights Watch’s Emergencies documents the ways brutal dictators illegally harass civilians.
In The E-Team, a group of investigators has been involved in dealing with human rights abuses in Libya and Syria. It tells everything about the resurgence of terror and violence in these countries. It shows mass graves and dead bodies of civilians. To let the viewer come closer to the victims, the investigators also tell the true stories of people who live in constant fear in Syria and Libya.
- Paris is Burning
Synopsis: This film presents the portrait of Harlem drag balls that occurred in the 1980s in New York.
Even though the film’s name is Paris is Burning, it is set in New York City. It tells about people of color and the LGBTQIAP+ people who took part in drag balls. Racism, transphobia, homophobia and classism are the issues that still exist today, but back then, they were much sharper. The participants tell how they overcame them to attain happiness.
- Tyke Elephant Outlaw
Synopsis: This is a documentary movie about the incident that took place in Honolulu in 1994. In this incident, a circus elephant killed its trainer and escaped to the streets of the city.
Tyke, the elephant, had it enough with performing in circus. It attacked its trainer, killed him and ran loose. Eventually, the poor animal was caught and shot almost 100 times. This tragic story had a tremendous impact on the city of Honolulu and the entire world. It laid the onset to the worldwide battle against the use of animals for entertainment.
- Indie Game: The Movie
Synopsis: This documentary tells about the developers of indie games who create their products and hope to attain success.
Indie Game: The Movie tells about the designers of video games who’ve abstained from mainstream work aiming to become self-employed and independent game developers. In this film, we can see how they create their video games, accompany them through their anxieties and difficulties and rejoice for their successes. The movie is not only for gamers. It is for all those who value hard work and resilience.
- How to Change the World
Synopsis: The movie tells about the activists who protested nuclear testing in the 1970s and eventually formed the Greenpeace organization.
A group of activists gathered in 1971 to disrupt nuclear testing in Alaska and then remained together to fight for other good causes, such as the protection of the environment, as well as the protest against commercial whaling and sealing. The movie will certainly inspire and reassure you that we all can change the world, if we want to.