Need something to binge watch over break? Here are some amazing, inspirational documentaries on Netflix.
1. Batkid Begins
This documentary will entertain you while tugging at your heartstrings. Watch thousands of people come together to grant a five-year-old cancer patient’s wish.
2. Forks Over Knives
Have you ever thought about becoming vegan? Well, now is your chance! Listen to people discuss their findings about the impact of a plant-based diet.
This film compares the necessities to the American dream and examines minimalists’ lifestyle.
4. Miss Representation
Want to be empowered? The Representation Project says that “Miss Representation exposes how mainstream media and culture contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America.”
5. The Mask You Live In
As another documentary from The Representation Project, this film looks into the construct of the masculine identity, suggesting that males wear masks in order to act manly, in accordance with our society’s masculinity standards.
6. She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry
This movie increases visibility for some of the prominent women in the feminist movement of the 1960s.
7. Man on Wire
Now this is just cool! Man on Wire explores Philippe Petit’s journey across a wire between the twin towers.
This documentary lets us in on the life of major fashionista, Iris Apfel.