Best New Documentaries on Netflix: July 2020


July Documnetaries on Netflix

Welcome to a brand new common characteristic from What’s On Netflix. Every month, we’ll offer you a recent roundup of the brand new documentaries added to your favourite streaming platform. 

We’re solely per week or so into July, however a few of these titles are already performing very nicely within the high tens. There are a great deal of new documentaries touchdown this month so no matter you’re in to, there’s positive to be one thing you’ll take pleasure in. Keep studying to seek out out all the new documentaries touchdown on Netflix this July.

Unsolved Mysteries (Season 15) N

Episodes: 6
Available on Netflix: 1 July 2020

A reboot of the basic TV present exploring intriguing mysteries in all their varieties. If you’re all in favour of true crime, the supernatural, cryptids, or UFOs, you’ll love Unsolved Mysteries. Some of the mysteries featured on this assortment are really chilling, and the involvement of the Stranger Things manufacturing workforce retains this reboot feeling recent. It’s no shock this sequence shot to the highest of Netflix’s ‘most watched’ checklist.

#AnneFrank – Parallel Stories (2019)

Runtime: 1hr 34
Available on Netflix: 1 July 2020

Dame Helen Mirren narrates this transferring documentary about ladies whose lives ran parallel to the long-lasting diarist, Anne Frank. However, not like Anne, these ladies survived the horrors of the holocaust.

David Foster: Off the Record (2019)

Runtime: 1hr 31
Available on Netflix: 1 July 2020

Revealing music documentary on David Foster: Grammy Award-winning composer and producer. As nicely as candid interviews with Foster himself, the documentary additionally options well-known faces within the music business akin to Michael Buble, Andrea Boccelli, Celine Dion, and Barbra Streisand.

RIDE ON TIME (Season 1)

Episodes: 24
Available on Netflix: 1 July 2020

This Japanese docu-series examines a few of the nation’s high male music teams. Features Japanese music icons akin to King & Prince, Hey! Say! JUMP, KAT-TUN, Kansai Johnny’s Jr., Snow Man, Tomoyuki Yara, Travis Japan, Bi shonen, SixTONES, HiHi Jets, Kis-My-Ft2, and Koichi Domoto.

I Am Not Your Negro (2016) 

Runtime: 95 minutes
Available on Netflix: 3 July 2020

Documentary based mostly on James Baldwin’s unfinished novel, Remember This House, exploring race in trendy America.

Although unfinished, Baldwin’s novel meant to be a private account of the lives and assassinations of three of his shut buddies: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. I Am Not Your Negro is narrated by Samuel L Jackson.

A Kid from Coney Island (2019)

Runtime: 1hr 35
Available on Netflix: 6 July 2020

Documentary following the profession of basketball legend, Stephon Marbury. Featuring his rise, fall, and time within the NBA.

Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado (2020)

Runtime: 1hr 36
Available on Netflix: 8 July 2020

The synopsis offered by Netflix has already piqued our curiosity on this one:

“Dazzling and tender-hearted, legendary astrologer Walter Mercado vanished on the peak of his fame. This documentary poignantly explains what occurred.”

On Est Ensemble / We Are One (2020)

Runtime: Around 1hr 30
Available on Netflix: 14 July 2020

Activists world wide combat injustice and drive social change on this French documentary that follows their participation within the music video “Solidarité”. According to this text, the documentary highlights the person struggles that the activists endure to make the world a greater place.

The Business of Drugs (Limited Series) N 

Episodes: TBC
Available on Netflix: 14 July 2020

To perceive the origins and true influence of the enterprise of medicine, a former CIA analyst (Amaryllis Fox) investigates the economics of six illicit substances on this Original docu-series. Featuring massive names akin to cocaine, heroin, synthetics, meth, hashish and opioids.

Father Soldier Son (2020) N 

Runtime: 1hr 40
Available on Netflix: 17 July 2020

Synopsis offered by IMDb:

“Isaac and Joey have a superhero for a father. They worship their Dad, Brian Eisch, a decorated, third-generation soldier who spends most of their childhood deployed in Afghanistan while other family members care for the boys. When Brian is injured and returns home a different man, all three must reconcile with the aftershocks of war. As Brian fights to retain control of himself and his loved ones, fate continues to challenge his belief in justice and self-determination.”

The Last Dance (Limited Series)

Episodes: 10
Available on Netflix: 19 July 2020

This EPSN docu-series follows the Chicago Bulls throughout the 80s and 90s, notably focussing on Michael Jordan’s final season with the workforce.

Street Food: Latin America (Season 1) N

Episodes: TBC
Available on Netflix: 21 July 2020

Don’t watch this one on an empty abdomen: it’ll make you hungry! This cooking journey docu-series explores the native delicacies of Latin American road meals.

Fear City: New York vs The Mafia (Limited Series) N

Episodes: TBC
Available on Netflix: 22 July 2020

Another one for the true-crime followers. Here’s the synopsis offered by Netflix:

“Five Mafia families ruled New York with a bloody fist in the 1970s and ’80s, until a group of federal agents tried the unthinkable: taking them down.”

Love on the Spectrum (Season 1) N

Episodes: 4
Available on Netflix: 22 July 2020

Docu-series exploring how individuals with autism negotiate the world of courting and romance.

The Remix: Hip Hop X Fashion (2019)

Runtime: 1hr 7min
Available on Netflix: 22 July 2020

This documentary explores how hip hop modified trend, from 1980s streetwear and past.

Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons (Season 4) N

Episodes: 4
Available on Netflix: 28 July 2020

The well-liked jail documentary sequence returns for its fourth season on Netflix. Hosted by Raphael Rowe, a BBC journalist who beforehand served time for homicide and robberies which he didn’t commit.

Last Chance U (Season 5) N

Available on Netflix: 28 July 2020

The fifth and ultimate sequence of well-liked docu-series, Last Chance U. The present covers faculty soccer groups within the US. This season focuses on Laney College in Oakland, California.

The Speed Cubers (2020) N 

Runtime: 40 minutes
Available on Netflix: 29 July 2020

Synopsis from a Netflix press release:

“Speed Cubing, which is the competitive sport of solving a Rubik’s Cube in mere seconds, has grown into a worldwide phenomenon in recent years. For nearly a decade in the sport, Feliks Zemdegs from Australia, has reigned unchallenged as the king of cubers, the greatest of all time. That is, until now. The cubing world was stunned when an unknown challenger named Max Park from California took home the Gold in 2017 and emerged onto the global stage. Since then, Max’s rise to the top has been swift and steady, save for one obstacle in his way – Feliks. The two have been trading wins and world records steadily, neither one able to truly dominate while the other still competes. But rather than developing into a bitter rivalry, Feliks & Max have instead grown their competitive relationship into a tender yet complicated friendship.”

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