13th extensively enlightens viewers on how a majority of black Americans unfairly serve time in the prison industrial complex. The film is a tour de force exposé revealing the pseudo-natural attractions that drive up ticket sales and exploit both animal and human lives. Common Sense and other associated names and logos are trademarks of Common Sense Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (FEIN: 41-2024986). Whether they were released in the recent present or were far ahead of their time, these 10 vitally important documentaries will help you get a grasp on the current state of the world. Mashable, Inc. All Rights Reserved. TIME dubbed the summer of 2018 as a "mini documentary boom," but it seems the documentary peak has transformed into an impressive plateau.

Docu for fans of Baby-Sitter's Club character; language. Thorough docu about U.S. gymnastics abuse scandal.

Short docu explores the need to connect; mature themes. Occasionally, you'll find yourself in the mood to explore a darker, dirtier, or sexier side of life on-screen. All products featured here are independently selected by our editors and writers. If you didn't quite know who Roger Stone was before, you'll know him now. Murders, strong language in disturbing true-crime docu.

Scroll through and find the perfect one for your family. Powered by its own proprietary technology, Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content for its dedicated and influential audience around the globe. Kirby Dick's Bleeding Edge explains that when commercial and consumer culture infiltrate the medical field, unproven and untested devices harm the lives of countless people.

The film's creator, Jeff Orlowski, and those committed to combatting climate change at Exposure Lab have put together an action guide that details how viewers can make a difference by transitioning to 100% clean energy and working to put an end to harsh practices like dredging and overfishing. How Technology Is Reshaping Democracy and Our Lives, Participate in DigCit Week with your kid by using curated activities from Wide Open School, Online Playdates, Game Nights, and Other Ways to Socialize at a Distance, Keeping Kids Motivated for Online Learning, Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics. If you've ever seen advertisements seeking out those who've experienced the harmful affects of medical devices for a class action lawsuit, you've gotten a piece of the story. Anna Duggar’s daughters are so cute and cool hair. Clear, hopeful documentary about the world's water crisis. The history of this facet of the LGBTQ community is important, and Paris Is Burning tells its story. Blackfish tells the story of Tilikum, an orca who lived in captivity at the Canadian aquarium Sealand of the Pacific and killed a whale trainer.