Netflix Documentaries Free on YouTube

For all those looking for documentaries to watch while at home, this post is for you. Netflix has release a number of its documentaries to its YouTube page for free showing. Netflix Documentaries Free on YouTube

According to the Netflix info posted on their YouTube page

“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 our YouTube channel.”

About The Nexflix Documentaries On YouTube

Netflix has released a total of 34 episodes from 10 popular documentary series on to its YouTube page.

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The following series have episodes released on YouTube

  • Abstract

Step inside the minds of the most innovative designers in a variety of disciplines and learn how design impacts every aspect of life.

  • Babies

From nature to nurture, this docuseries explores the groundbreaking science that reveals how infants discover life during their very first year.

  • Chasing Coral

Chasing Coral taps into the collective will and wisdom of an ad man, a self-proclaimed coral nerd, top-notch camera designers, and renowned marine biologists as they invent the first time-lapse camera to record bleaching events as they happen.

  • Explained

In partnership with Vox Media Studios and Vox, this enlightening explainer series will take viewers deep inside a wide range of culturally relevant topics, questions, and ideas.

  • Knock Down The House

Four female candidates — each driven by personal experience and hardship — enter the 2018 race for Congress, challenging powerful incumbents for a spot at the table and a voice in government.

  • Our Planet

Experience our planet’s natural beauty and examine how climate change impacts all living creatures in this ambitious documentary of spectacular scope.

  • Period. End of a Sentence

In rural India, where the stigma of menstruation persists, women make low-cost sanitary pads on a new machine and stride toward financial independence.

  • The White Helmets

As daily airstrikes pound civilian targets in Syria, a group of indomitable first responders risk their lives to rescue victims from the rubble.

  • Zion

Born without legs and stuck in foster care for years, teen Zion Clark finds his calling when he pursues competitive wrestling.

  • 13th

Combining archival footage with testimony from activists and scholars, director Ava DuVernay’s examination of the U.S. prison system looks at how the country’s history of racial inequality drives the high rate of incarceration in America.

Notes On The Netflix Documentaries

There are a couple of notes from Netflix about the documentaries

  • For more information and to download accompanying educational resources please visit the Netflix Company Blog

In addition, not all of the documentaries are appropriate for all ages

  • If you are a parent or teacher, please check the ratings so that you can make informed choices for your students and children.

Final Thought

These documentaries are in English, however if you click on the settings icon, on the lower right of the screen, you will see a number of language choices for subtitles.

YouTube Subtitle Setting



Netflix Documentaries Free on YouTube

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