Netflix has made some of its documentaries and series available for free on YouTube. It also includes Our Planet and Explained.
Due to the lockdown across the country, many companies are providing free services to users. In this sequence, Netflix has made some of its documentaries and series available on YouTube for free. It also includes Our Planet and Explained. Actually, the teachers had requested the company to make such content available on YouTube. All educational institutions, including schools, colleges have been closed due to the lockdown. With this, children are being taught virtually at home.
Netflix stated in its blog post, “For the past several years, teachers have been allowed to show documentaries in schools. However, this is not possible after school closes. So at the request of teachers, we asked Netflix US Our documentaries have been made available on the YouTube channel. We hope that in this way, teachers around the world can be helped. We are answering questions from creators Areas that children get their chance to learn Firsthand experience. ”
Netflix Series Available on YouTube
The 10 documentaries available for free include 13th, Abstract, Babies, Chasing Coral, Explained, Knock Down the House, Our Planet, Period. End of a Sentence, The White Helmets, and Zion. A couple of documentaries focus on nature; others center on social issues, including poverty, racism, and systemic injustices. The education materials for each documentary can be found on Netflix’s blog. Although the documentaries are only available in English right now, Netflix’s blog states that subtitles “in more than a dozen languages will be available later this week.”
The documentaries are currently available in English, but subtitles in more than a dozen languages will be available later this week. They cover a variety of topics: from nature and social issues to commentary on racism and art design.
Providing free content on YouTube is not part of the marketing strategy of Netflix. Because it charges all the content on its platform. For this, users have to pay a monthly fee. If seen, the company has been facing tough competition from Apple TV + and Disney + since the COVID-19 epidemic.
Our Planet (Series)
Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, this eight-part series from the creators of the award-winning Planet Earth is an ambitious four-year project that has been filmed in 50 countries across all the continents of the world, with over 600 members of the crew. It focuses on the diversity of habitats around the world, from the Arctic wilderness and deep oceans to the landscapes of Africa and the jungles of South America.
Period. End of Sentence. (Short Film)
In a rural village outside Delhi, women lead a quiet revolution, as they fight against the deeply rooted stigma of menstruation. A documentary short directed by Rayka Zehtabchi tells the story of how a sanitary pad machine installed in the village inspires these women to learn to manufacture and market their own pads, empowering the women of their community. They name their brand “FLY,” because they want women “to soar”!
The title of Ava DuVernay’s documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads, “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.” The film establishes the progression from that second qualifying clause to the horrors of mass criminalization and the sprawling American prison industry, with archival footage and interviews with activists, politicians, historians, and formerly incarcerated people.
Chasing Coral (Film)
With breathtaking visuals, this documentary traces the journey of a man, a self-proclaimed coral nerd, top-notch camera designers, and renowned marine biologists as they invent the first time-lapse camera to record bleaching events of coral reefs as they happen.
Explained (Select Episodes)
Created in partnership with Vox Media Studios and Vox, this series will take viewers inside a wide range of culturally relevant topics, and ideas, exploring current events and social trends, touching topics across politics, science, history and pop culture.
Babies (Select Episodes)
A landmark series that explores the miracle of the first full year of life through the genre-defining work of leading scientists from across the globe. The series examines the journey every person embarks on, from helpless new-born to independent toddler. It is shot over the course of three years and follows 15 international families in their babies’ first year of life.
Knock Down the House (Film)
Director Rachel Lears presents the story of the 2018 midterm elections in the U.S. that tipped the balance of power, through the eyes of four working-class women who run for Congress — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Amy Vilela, Cori Bush, Paula Jean Swearengin — and mount grassroots campaigns against powerful incumbents.
The White Helmets (Short Film)
The original short documentary, set in Aleppo, Syria and Turkey, follows three volunteer rescue workers in early 2016 trying to save civilians affected by the war. It is helmed by Academy Award-nominated director Orlando von Einsiedel and producer Joanna Natasegara.
Abstract: The Art of Design (Season 1)
The series goes inside the minds of the world’s greatest designers, showcasing the most inspiring visionaries from a variety of disciplines whose work shapes our future, with respect to art, science, and philosophy of design.
A portrait of Zion Clark, a young wrestler born without legs who grew up in foster care. Clark began wrestling in second grade against his able-bodied peers. The physical challenge became a therapeutic outlet and gave him a sense of family. The Netflix original documentary short is directed by Floyd Russ.