Netflix Documentaries You Can Watch on YouTube Right Now



Streaming services have upped their game in their offerings during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Streaming platforms like Netflix are making some of their titles free to view on YouTube for those who cant access the streaming giant list of documentaries.

Netflix usually gives teachers access to stream documentaries for educational purposes but with most students at home as schools were shut down, they’re now hosting the documentaries on their official YouTube channel for students to stream.

Not only are the documentaries available on YouTube but also educational resources too that can be used by teachers and students.

Netflix will also be doing Q&As with some of the creators behind these projects so that students can hear from them firsthand.

Well, if you have students at home and are down to binge-watch some award-winning documentaries, then you’re in luck.

You don’t even have to be a student to actually enjoy them.

The 10 documentaries include:

  • Ava DuVernay’s 13th – Film
  • Abstract: The Art of Design – Series (Season 1)
  • Babies – Series (select episodes)
  • Chasing Coral – Film
  • Vox’s Explained – Series (select episodes)
  • Knock Down the House – Film
  • Our Planet – 8 Part series narrated by Sir David Attenborough
  • Period. End of Sentence – Documentary short directed by Rayka Zehtabchi
  • White Helmets – Short(Netflix Original)
  • Zion – Short

Educational resources for these documentaries can be accessed here. The full playlist is embedded below:

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