Documentaries are somehow becoming the new trend to depict a real-life story, and surprisingly people love it. The most famous platform, Netflix, started the trend of documentary films and series. In the year 2022, the OTT platform Netflix released a huge number of documentary films and series, giving you multiple options of genres to choose from. But just so you don’t get entangled between the confusion of which of the documentary you can skip and which one is a must-watch.
Here are the 5 documentaries to watch on Netflix right now:
Worst Roommate Ever
It is a Netflix Original docuseries that was released on March 1. The docuseries is directed by Domini Hofmann and consists of 5 episodes. The series showcases 4 stories of dangerous roommates with violent intentions as it also includes the interviews of the victims who lived with these people, explaining every minute detail of the incidents.
Neymar: The Perfect Chaos
If you are a fan of football, then this is a must-watch documentary series for you as it chronicles the personal and professional life of the famous Brazilian footballer Neymar da Silva Santos, popularly known as Neymar. It is a Netflix Original and also has clips of interviews with David Beckham, Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva, Dani Alves, and Luis Suárez, including Neymar itself. The docuseries has 3 episodes and was released on January 25, 2022.
The Tinder Swindler
The Tinder Swindler is a true crime documentary film that is directed by Felicity Morris. It was released on February 2, 2022, on Netflix. It is based on the true crime story of a man from Israel who introduces himself as the son of a diamond king and cons women for money once he gets involved with them romantically. He takes the women on lavish dates and gives expensive gifts with the money he conned from women earlier. He would con a woman by showing her the pictures of him, indicating he has been attacked by a knife and his bodyguard saved him. Then he would ask the woman to transfer some money into his account, and the woman would end up doing it.
Return to Space
It is an American documentary film that is directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi for Netflix. It was released on the 7th of April, 2022, and received a very positive review from the audience. It showcases the two-decade quest of SpaceX engineers and Elon Musk to revolutionize space travel by returning NASA astronauts to the International Space Station. It also gives viewers inside access to NASA and SpaceX.
Surviving Paradise: A Family Tale
Surviving Paradise: A Family Tale is a nature documentary film that is made by Netflix. It is narrated by Regé-Jean Page and directed by Renée Godfrey. It premiered on March 3, 2022. The movie demonstrates how relationships between various animal species are essential for surviving in the harsh dry season in Botswana’s Kalahari Desert as all of them come together to survive the driest of the dry seasons.