Yes, you have heard it right! As everyone is staying at home at the time of this lockdown and binge-watching, the streaming service like Netflix has put a bunch of its shows up for free on YouTube.
“For many years, Netflix has allowed teachers to screen documentaries in their classrooms. However, this isn’t possible with schools closed. So at their request, we have made a selection of our documentary features and series available on the Netflix US YouTube channel,” the streaming platform said in a statement.
Netflix has also revealed that these documentaries are as of now available in English and subtitles in ‘more than a dozen languages’ will be available soon.
Netflix educational documentary movies available on YouTube:
13th is an Oscar-nominated documentary about the mass imprisonment of black Americans. It has also bagged the best documentary accolade at the Emmys, the NAACP, and BAFTA Image Awards.
- Knock Down the House
This is one of the Netflix’s highest-rated offerings. It revolves around the four young female congresswomen in the USA.
- Chasing Coral
The 90-minute documentary is about the coral reefs and has even won an Emmy for the Outstanding Nature Documentary.
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It revolves around a group of women at Kathikera village in the Uttar Pradesh who make sanitary napkins using the low-cost machines. The short movie won the Oscar for the best documentary short subject in 2019.
Zion is an inspiring documentary that follows the life of Zion Clark, a young wrestler born without legs.
- The White Helmets
It tells the story of a group of civilian volunteers who call themselves the White Helmets from Syria.
Netflix educational documentary series available on YouTube:
- Our Planet
This eight-part series shows the wonders of nature and is narrated by Sir David Attenborough.
This is a VOX project where different topics are explained in each episode from a wide range of culturally relevant topics to ideas and questions.
- Abstract: The Art of Design
It is about innovative designers taking viewers through the iconic creations and the stories behind them.
This was in Netflix’s top ten list for a long while. The documentary series focuses on 15 babies and explores their growing up.