THE VISION BOARD

Watch and Learn: Our Top Picks of Netflix Documentaries

3 min read

Jan 05, 2021

Na-try mo na ba manuod ng mga Netflix documentaries? Well, there’s more to Netflix than movies, series, and reality shows! 

Gone are the days when our first impressions on documentaries were either dull, boring, or both. Documentaries have an incredible way of educating and, at the same time, entertaining us into learning new topics from different angles and sparking new and interesting conversations. 

It’s a known fact nowadays how Netflix has been producing great new documentaries nonstop all year round from genres ranging from crime to sports to history to anything you can think of. This streaming platform is definitely disrupting the documentary industry. With many of us still stuck at home due to the virus, documentaries can serve as our tool to further explore and expand our knowledge of the world without having to go outside.

We’ve rounded up some of Netflix’s best documentaries for you to binge watch on.

The Social Dilemma

With the boom of the Internet and the prevalence of social networking sites, this 2020 documentary film aims to explore how our favorite social media platforms play a significant role in shaping society today. Specifically, its negative implications with regards to privacy and surveillance issues such as many large companies’ strategic or rather, manipulative construction and usage of algorithms and personal data for their own personal gain.

The Last Dance

Basketball fan or not, you’ll surely grow to love this docuseries following the basketball career and claim to fame of former American professional basketball player and the NBA’s most decorated player Michael Jordan during his time in the Chicago Bulls team. The Last Dance features interviews from his fellow teammates and coaches chronicling the failures and success of the team at the time.

The Toys that Made Us

Ever wondered the history behind your favorite toys growing up? This docuseries features the origins, rise to success, and behind-the-scenes action of classic toys that have made a name for themselves in almost every child’s home all around the world for generations and generations. Each episode features one brand and offers insightful and motivational points that cover business topics from branding, marketing, production, and more. 

Cheer

After watching this docuseries, you’ll realize how competitive cheerleading is definitely not an easy sport. Cheer follows Navarro College Bulldogs Cheer Team members as they tirelessly train, balance their academic and social life, and brave through difficulties leading to their most awaited national competition, the National Cheerleading Championship.

Explained

Produced by Vox Media based on their Youtube series, Explained is an intriguing docuseries premiered on Netflix. Each episode is about 16 to 20 minutes and revolves around different kinds of topics such as the pandemic, eSports, cryptocurrency, social issues, and more.

Becoming

Based on the former First Lady’s bestselling 2018 memoir, this documentary focuses on the pivotal moments of Michelle Obama’s life that made her become the strong woman she is today. It follows her hopes, dreams, and how she persevered and pushed through challenges she encountered.

What’s your favorite documentary at the moment? Share mo na yan!

 

Share this article

Alexi* P*** and 4 other likes this

Written By:

Dominique Reine Cu

The content here was submitted to us via email, and published with minor edits by Edukasyon.ph staff. Want your work published here too? Send your essays directly to support@edukasyon.ph with the subject line "BLOG SUBMISSION." The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed here belong solely to the author, and not necessarily to the Edukasyon company or individuals.

Related Stuff

Free Cut!

6 Online Games You Can Play on your Barkada Game Night!
2 min read

Jan 05, 2021

Grac* D*** and 12 other likes this

Free Cut!

#EdukasyonAsks: Who’s Your Favorite EduTuber?
3 min read

Oct 19, 2020

Like this post

All About Senior High

#EdukasyonAsks: The BTS Edition
2 min read

Sep 17, 2020

Like this post

Extracurriculars

5 Quests to Take Before the School Year Starts
4 min read

Aug 26, 2020

Like this post

Generation Zen

Time-outs and Bubbles
5 min read

Aug 24, 2020

Like this post
Back to Blog  

Written By:

Dominique Reine Cu

The content here was submitted to us via email, and published with minor edits by Edukasyon.ph staff. Want your work published here too? Send your essays directly to support@edukasyon.ph with the subject line "BLOG SUBMISSION." The views, thoughts, and opinions expressed here belong solely to the author, and not necessarily to the Edukasyon company or individuals.

Take care of your mental health

>
Generation Zen

How To Channel Confidence This Back-to-School Season

3 min read
Aug 11, 2022
Like this post
>
Generation Zen

Which Wellness Reminder Do You Need Today?

1 min read
May 25, 2022
Like this post
>
Generation Zen

5 Ways To Deal With Face-To-Face Classes Anxiety

6 min read
Apr 22, 2022
Like this post
>
Generation Zen

3 Ways You Can Do a Wellness Check-In

4 min read
Apr 19, 2022
Like this post
>
Generation Zen

5 Ways to Manifest Wellness in Your Life

11 min read
Apr 12, 2022
Like this post
>
Generation Zen

Dear Besties, Why Am I Not Feeling Well Today?

7 min read
Apr 12, 2022
Like this post
>
Generation Zen

3 Ways Online Learning Has Made Us Better Students

5 min read
Mar 18, 2022
Like this post
>
Generation Zen

5 Ways to Positively Use the Internet in 2022

3 min read
Mar 18, 2022
Like this post
>
Generation Zen

Too much internet? 5 Signs You Might Need an Online Break

7 min read
Mar 18, 2022
Like this post
>
Generation Zen

Movies And Shows You Need To Watch Based On Your SHS Strand

8 min read
Feb 17, 2022
Like this post
>
Generation Zen

Virtual Internship Experience with the Besties

8 min read
Jan 18, 2022
Like this post
>
Generation Zen

How to Develop a Growth Mindset for the Future

7 min read
Dec 28, 2021
Like this post
View More Stories
Explore new paths
Career Guide

No need to cram! This is the fun kind.

Quests

Learn and earn rewards along the way!

Resources

Planning for college? Don’t worry, we gotchu!

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Let us help you achieve your dream job by matching you with the right schools.

Need more info?

Send us a Message

Error