5 Inspiring Documentaries

Documentaries teach us about the world and our place within it. A good documentary will make you laugh, cry, and think. The purpose of this post is to expose you to 5 inspiring documentaries that will make you a better person

5 Documentaries That Will Make You A Better Person

Before watching these documentaries, I felt stressed, lonely, and confused.

After watching these documentaries, I felt inspired, connected, and enthused

I can say honestly, every one of these documentaries moved me to tears, challenged my worldview, and inspired me to live my dreams.

5 Inspiring Documentaries

1. Craigslist Joe

Craigslist Joe

Joe feels that modern technology leaves us feeling both more connected and disengaged simultaneously. To address this, he commits himself to using solely Craigslist to survive for 31 days. Watch him hit the road with no money and connect with a wide range of characters.

2. I Am

I Am Documentary

The creator of Ace Ventura reaches the pinnacle of success, yet he still feels no happier. To better understand this phenomena, he explores the ills of modern society and how to improve it. On his journey he discovers an uplifting truth.

3. Kumaré


Vikram holds gurus and spiritual leaders with skepticism. To prove that gurus are no different than anybody else, he becomes a guru named Kumaré then unveils his true identity to his new followers.  Their reactions are priceless.

4. The Institute

The Institute Documentary

This documentary will keep you spellbound. San Francisco becomes the playground for an augmented reality game. Reality blurs to share a beautiful story.

5. Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Jiro makes sushi. He loves his work so much that he dreams about his craft. Watch this wise, 85-year old sushi chef create flavors that flow like music. Jiro demonstrates a particular kind of veneration that only comes from years of hard work.


Watch these documentaries on Netflix

Question: What is your favorite documentary? You can leave a comment below.

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