Compelling Issues

20 Documentaries That Shook The World

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life-changing documentaries

Portrait Films, Miramax, HBO, Hulu
The Weinstein Company, Netflix, Lifetime, Samuel Goldwyn Films

We are living in a golden age of documentary filmmaking. R. Kelly is going to jail, Fyre Fest was exposed, everyone hates SeaWorld. Our society is a testament to the power of documentaries to change the world by exposing injustice to an otherwise unaware or unfeeling society, leaving no option but to act.

While the new cult of documentary fans may be new, the medium has been around since roughly the dawn of time. It went Tamil, cuneiform, Michael Moore. Leaving Neverland, Surviving R. Kelly, and Fyre Fraud have all become viral sensations, but they’re just the tip of the iceberg of life-changing documentaries. This is our list of the 20 all-time must-sees.

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