Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union is a 2021 documentary series about Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States. It is named after his March 18, 2008 speech, which he delivered during his 2008 campaign. Available on HBO. Three episodes.
Rotten is an investigative documentary series produced by Zero Point Zero, focusing on corruption in the global food supply chain. The show’s first season was released on Netflix in January 2018.
This miniseries tells the story of the FBI’s hunt for the Unabomber in the 1990s. Agent Jim “Fitz” Fitzgerld, a fresh-faced criminal profiler with the agency, faces an uphill battle in tracking the infamous criminal but also has to fight against the bureaucracy of the Unabom Task Force (UTF), of which he is a part. Although Fitz pioneers the use of forensic linguistics, others in the UTF dismiss his maverick ideas and new approaches. Ultimately, though, his new techniques help him identify and capture the Unabomber. Available on Netflix.
Documentary from 2015 in 8 episodes. The tumultuous history of Cuba over the last 500 years, a nation of foreign conquest and political schemes. This documentary series recounts the tumultuous history of Cuba, a nation of foreign conquest, freedom fighters and Cold War political machinations. Available on Netflix.
Robert “Bobby” Kennedy led a political career that included serving as attorney general during the presidential administration of his brother, John, but he had greater ambitions. Those ambitions included running for president with a campaign that lasted only 83 days before he was assassinated in Los Angeles in June 1968. This four-part docuseries examines the “Bobby Phenomenon” of the 1960s and the politician’s continuing influence decades after his untimely death. Documentary available on Netflix.
Through reenactments, the filmmaker tells rarely-heard stories about the most renowned food tycoons in America who managed to carve their brands in the country’s history. Food will tell the unknown stories of innovation and rivalries behind food industry tycoons Milton Hershey, John and Will Kellogg, Henry Heinz, C.W. Post, the McDonald brothers and more. Imdb link.
Headspace takes a friendly, animated look at the benefits of meditation while offering techniques and guided meditations to jump-start your practice. Eight episodes available on Netflix.
In the wake of World War II, 11 Allied judges are tasked with weighing the fates of Japanese war criminals in a tense international trial. Available on Netflix among other places.
The Pharmacist is an American true crime documentary series. It released in February 2020 on Netflix, the series relates the efforts of Dan Schneider, a small-town pharmacist in Poydras, Louisiana, to identify his son’s killer and how this led to his gathering evidence against a prolific “pill mill” doctor in New Orleans. Available on Netflix.