September is barely a week away. Staying true to internet traditions, here’s our list of Top 5 documentaries debuting on Netflix in September.
Bad Boy Billionaires: India
There’s a reason we’ve placed this right at the top of our list. This series claims to strenuously document the greed, fraud and corruption that go behind the making of some of Indian’s business tycoons. -Well, until they were far from celebrated. The trailer features the quartet of Mallya-Modi-Roy-Raju. Right from their scaling of their dreams, to an equally flamboyant downfall. This one seems more than promising.
Chef’s Table: BBQ
Particularly for the food and culinary enthusiasts. Or simply for those who enjoy a well-put together show, this docu-series franchise does well. It delves into the intricacies and philosophies that go behind the making of a chef as well as his or her dishes. Preceded by 6 installments, this time around the show ventures into the world of Barbeque. Features chefs and pitmasters across the US, Mexico and India. Also premiering on September 2. Dig in!
La Línea: Shadow of Narco
Fictional shows on the big, bad world of narcotics hardly go wrong . A documentary is a sure shot treat. Set in the Spanish beach town of La Linea, this documentary delves into the deep and damaging web of drug trafficking hub and the law enforcement officials of the town determined to get rid of it. Released on September 9.
Hope Frozen: A Quest to Live Twice
This one doesn’t seem to make for easy viewing. This one can be sure of weeks before it releases on September 15. Faced by the inevitable death of their toddler child, a Thai scientist and his family, decides to go in for cryonics. Using he science of low-temperature freezing of a human corpse, all while hanging on to the hope of discovering a way to resurrect the body in the future. From the decision to freeze their dead child, ‘place a lot of importance on science’ and yet take the leap of faith in refusing to let go.
My Octopus Teacher
This one had us smiling right through the trailer. Tales of friendship are heartwarming and forever a welcome addition to our watch lists. This one charts the unusual relationship between a diver and a wild octopus, off the coast of South Africa. Bound to make for a pensive watch. Releasing on September 7.