The best documentaries on Netflix 1) November 13: Attack on Paris This documentary walks audiences through the mechanics—and horror—of the terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13, 2015. Documentaries. TRY 30 DAYS FREE SIGN IN. However, beyond their selection of funny shows and movies, Netflix has a collection of documentaries, ranging from dark, to creepy and downright bizarre, to incredibly uplifting.
But we are grossly uncomfortable with confronting actual death. Don’t worry, these aren’t the boring documentaries your dad watches on The History Channel. It takes viewers inside the last days of a group of Americans with terminal diseases, from young Kissee to a 75-year-old former psychotherapist dying in her home from pancreatic cancer, to a 47-year-old man with such severe ALS that he uses a computer-generated voice to speak.
A documentary about death, dying, and the importance of making your wishes known. It premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April and was shown at the San Francisco International Film Festival on Saturday. Our list of the best documentaries on Netflix includes true crime docuseries, political documentaries, docs about the making of movies, and much more. Departed. But sometimes it’s inspirational, scary, sad, funny or anywhere in between. America treats many subjects in a bafflingly schizoid manner, but none more so than death (well, maybe sex). WATCH THE FILM VIEW … Passing On ... Resources; A documentary Passing On Narrated by Scott Simon.