Documentaries and series became popular during the pandemic. We have some of them that you can enjoy watching on Netflix. Though many of us have a love-hate relationship with the small screen, especially with the current generation tend & with everyone hung up on the phrase ‘Netflix & Chill’, we have to admit that television shows have come a long way. When shows deal with sheer entertainment value, many TV series today tackle serious topics. In fact, they give viewers a front-row seat to issues we might otherwise not be aware of, examples of shows like…

 The social dilemma

This documentary from Jeff Orlowski, available on Netflix, explores how addiction and privacy breaches are features, not bugs, of social media platforms. It explains the whole sly game plan behind the unchecked influence of social media & how social media becomes or is made to be addictive for us all. It is a much watch for anyone & everyone who’s using social media.

This documentary will make you think twice before you scroll through your social media again and how ‘you’ are made & used as a product of social media.

 Unbelievable

This is an award-winning American drama web series on Netflix. It throws much-needed light on the process behind reporting rape & sexual assaults. However, it revolves around real-life events. It is the most humane show & a remarkable study of how sexual-assault investigations should be conducted, and how they shouldn’t be.

This series tells you about how unsafe you maybe even when you are asleep.  And, what a sexually assaulted girl really goes through, from reporting it till leading a normal life again.

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 Workin’ Moms

This is a Canadian television sitcom on Netflix. It is the truth-telling comedy, real humor, and commiseration in the challenge of parenting and a career.

The series is purely authentic and thrives under a microscopic lens about the harsh realities moms face.

You will tend to understand & realize all the reality behind parents struggling to keep it all together while raising caring and decent human beings with addition to the pop culture landscape.

Atypical

The story revolves around an 18-year-old boy who has high-functioning Autism. KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and the National University Hospital collated data in 2016 about Autism ratio. 1 in 150 children in Singapore has Autism ― a rate that’s higher than the World Health Organization‘s global figure of one in 160 children.

So, thanks to programs like Atypical, we get more information on and are more aware of this disorder.

It gives an overview of all the major difficulties & problems faced by someone who suffers from Autism. The large scale impact Autism plays on the family members & friends. And, how different & difficult their lives are when compared to the normal life of a person not suffering from Autism. Not everyone who’s on the Autistic Spectrum Disorder (also known as ASD) will face the same challenges or have the same quality of life.

Miss Americana

A documentary movie on Netflix about the pop singer Taylor Swift. Specifically, it’s a film about Swift’s long journey to figuring out how not to care what people think about her, and how that manifests in her feminist awakening and decision to publicly express her political opinion. The film’s true moments of insight are hard to ignore. Swift comes to terms with is a fascinating watch too. And, at the same time being one of the most famous people on the planet.

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You will get to know how difficult & the type of hard work needed to get inside the glamour-pop industry. The pressure, from the paparazzi chasing, having no personal life, to the backstage and onstage concert life.

If you have not watched these series then do watch them. Get more information about day to day educational affairs and other updates from our website. Follow our social media handles to get information and updates.

 


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