A number of excellent documentaries join the extensive selection of docos already on Neon – browse and watch all the titles in their Documentary Spotlight section. Liam Maguren is here to guide you through the latest additions.
In the age of streaming, documentaries are more prevalent than ever. In honour of this powerful form, Neon‘s delivering a smattering of eye-catching docos as part of their Documentary Spotlight series, from white-knuckled COVID survival stories to retirees revolting against Elon Musk. Take a gander at what’s coming this month and have a browse at Neon’s full library of docos.
Using actual footage recorded by those trapped inside, this HBO documentary pieces together the nightmarish story of the passengers and crew aboard the ill-fated Diamond Princess cruise ship during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
VICE documentary exploring the tensions between Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX and third-richest person in the world, and the retirees of Boca Chica, who claim his ruthless mission to Mars comes at the cost of residents and local wildlife.
In 2013, Nigeria introduced the anti-LGBTQ Same-Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Bill. This HBO documentary explores the battle fought today as seen through the eyes of non-conformist youths leading the charge against discrimination.
Filmmaker Antoine Fuqua (The Equalizer) directs this documentary on two radical moments in college and professional sports that happened simultaneously in America: the COVID-19 disruption and players fighting for social justice.
Armed with a next-gen drone, this docuseries follows RC pilot Doug Thorne as he uses his eye in the sky to help pets and wildlife stranded in the aftermath of natural disasters—from hurricanes to Australian bushfires.