Documentaries Landing on Netflix in October 2020: There’s A Lot To Look Forward To!

The past few months have been amazing in terms of Documentaries landing on Netflix. From the out of the box Documentaries to even controversial, Netflix has picked up many of them. There are some pretty amazing looking titles to enjoy in October 2020.

We have curated a full guide to all the documentaries landing on Netflix in October 2020. We’ve even added the dates, so can you know when you can get to watch them.

1. Carlos Almaraz: Playing with Fire (2019)

Dropping on Netflix: 1 October 2020

Rated 6.9/10 on IMDb, Carlos Almaraz: Playing with Fire explores the life of Carlos Almaraz, a Chicano activist, sexual fugitive, and visionary artist of some of the most unforgettable pictures of Southern California.

It is directed by Elsa Flores Almaraz and Richard Montoya, and the movie stars Zack De La RochaShepard Fairey, and Dolores Huerta.

You can watch it here.

2. Human Nature (2019)

Dropping on Netflix: 1 October 2020

A discovery called CRISPR opens the door to healing diseases, reshaping the biosphere, and creating our own children. A provocative investigation of its far-reaching assumptions, through the eyes of the scientists who discovered it.

Directed by Adam Bolt and written by  Regina Sobel, the movie stars Jennifer Doudna, George ChurchAlta Charo.
It’s available for streaming here!
3. I’m Leaving Now / Ya Me Voy (2018)
Dropping on Netflix: 1 October 2020
After 16 years in Brooklyn, working three low-paying jobs and gathering bottles on the street in his spare time, giving much of his wages home to his family in Mexico, Felipe chooses to return after almost two decades. But when he notifies his family of his arrival, he discovers that they’ve spent the money, are in debt, and don’t want him to return. How life unfolds for Felipe is the story. The trailer of I’m Leaving Now has been attached below.

Directed by Lindsey CorderoArmando Croda and Written by Josh Alexander the movie Stars Felipe Hernández.

You can watch it here!

4. Song Exploder (Season 1)

Dropping on Netflix: 2 October 2020

Song Exploder brings together in-depth interviews, archival videos, and raw recordings as artists break down their song, story by story, and share special insight into the personal motivation behind the music and lyrics.

The series stars Hrishikesh HirwayTy Dolla $ignBill Berry.

You can watch it here.

5. David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet (2020)

Dropping on Netflix: 4 October 2020

One man has seen more of the natural world than any other. This unique feature documentary is his witness statement.

Directed by Alastair FothergillJonathan Hughes (as Jonnie Hughes), the movie stars David Attenborough.

You can watch it here.

6. Dolly Parton: Here I Am (2019)

Dropping on Netflix:  6 October 2020

In this documentary, the life, career, and music of Dolly Parton are depicted in interviews with friends and companions and the artist herself, included with videos of Parton’s performances.

Directed by Francis Whately, the movie stars Dabney ColemanMac DavisDavid Dotson.

You can watch it here.

7. Blackpink: Light Up the Sky (2020)

Dropping on Netflix: 14 October 2020

This documentary shows the stunning rise of the South Korean girl group BLACKPINK.

Directed by Caroline Suh, the movie stars Jennie KimJi-soo KimLalisa Manoban.

You can watch it here.

8. Brave Blue World: Racing to Solve Our Water Crisis (2019)

Dropping on Netflix: 14 October 2020

The British documentary peeps into innovations in science and technology, which may help solve the world’s water crisis.

The documentary is Directed by TIM NEEVES and produced by PAUL O’CALLAGHAN.

9. Rooting for Roona (2020)

Dropping on Netflix: 15 October 2020

A baby girl named Roona Begum is born in the North East of India with an unusual head size caused by a congenital disability. This is the story of a family and how they raise a child against all odds.

5 years old baby Roona
Image: India Today

10. Unsolved Mysteries (Volume 2) 

Dropping on Netflix: 19 October 2020

Immersive, character-driven stories are lothed in the experiences of common people who have lived the unthinkable. Families, detectives, and journalists hope viewers hold the clues to solving these mysteries.

The movie stars Pistol BlackJane GreenAnne-Sophie Martin.

You can watch it here.

11. Bending the Arc (2017)

Dropping on Netflix: 22 October 2020

The extraordinary doctors and activists whose job 30 years ago to save lives in a rural Haitian village grew into a global battle in the halls of power for the right to health for all.

Directed by Kief Davidson and Pedro Kos, Written by Cori Shepherd Stern, the movie stars Paul FarmerOphelia DahlJim Yong Kim.

12. Guillermo Vilas: Settling the Score (2020)

Dropping on Netflix: 27 October 2020

This is the story of tennis legend Guillermo Vilas, who for more than 40 years wanted a revision of the rankings so he’d be recognized as No. 1 in the world. The trailer for this has not been released, yet we have something that will give you an idea of the movie.

13. Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb (2020)

Dropping on Netflix: 28 October 2020

This documentary shows archaeologists’ team as they unearth amazing artifacts in a previously undiscovered ancient tomb in Saqqara, Egypt. The trailer for this has not been released, yet we have something that will give you the gist. Watch the video below.

Well, if you are a documentary-lover, October will be a delight for you. Let us know how you like the Documentaries. Stay safe and stay tuned for more such content!

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