The 21 Best Documentaries on Netflix
We go from cartel kingpins to Olympic-sized scandals in this list of the best documentaries on Netflix.
I Tried to Make a Film About North Korea and Fell Victim to Its Propaganda Machine
Director Álvaro Longoria on getting stuck in the country's information feedback loop, even with his all-access pass.
Making a Film Inside William Burroughs' Secretive Bunker on the Bowery
In Uncle Howard, Aaron Brookner embarks on a mission to reclaim the lost negative of his uncle's famed doc on William Burroughs with the help of Jim Jarmusch and other New York icons.
Maggie Lee's 'Mommy' Is a Devastating, Nuanced Documentary About Losing Your Parents
Mommy chronicles a return to Lee's childhood home in New Jersey in the wake of her mother's unexpected death. It's a collage of home videos, grief, cell phone videos, suburban memories, Kumon classes, stuffed animals, and GeoCities aesthetics.
From Small Forward to Filmmaker: Bobby Jones' Long Journey to Rome and Back
In a new documentary, journeyman forward Bobby Jones chronicles the life of American basketball players in Europe