100 Must-See Documentaries Streaming on Netflix This September

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This month we only had to say goodbye to one documentary on the Netflix 100: Samsara. It’s too bad, but maybe you can find it on the big screen somewhere someday, which is a preferred experience for that film. And there were only two docs new to Netflix at the start of September that were essential additions to the list: Marshall Curry’s Cory Booker mayoral election doc Street Fight, which is a great film to see as we approach an intense Election Day; and Our Tango, for which Daniel wrote a glowing review and is worth checking out. To make room for a second newcomer, I chose to take out Call Me Lucky, if only temporarily.

Now a reminder of how the Netflix 100 titles are numerically arranged:

They are mostly ranked in order of my favor with some objective authority, but there are some clumps throughout the list that obviously fit together. Some are by director, some are by genre or subject matter and some are by series. In fact, I see this whole list as being best watched in order of the rankings.

There are a few double features in the bunch (Super Size Me and Super High Me and GasLand and FrackNation, for two example sets) and some groupings where I truly think the higher ranking title is best watched before a certain title or titles below it.

(Editor in Chief)

Christopher Campbell is the founding editor of Nonfics.