Who even uses traditional cable anymore? Streaming services have taken over with their low monthly fees and wide range of content to choose something that you actually want to watch. Lately, it seems like everyone is coming out with documentaries and they have been jaw dropping to say the least. If you haven’t already, you have got to see what everyone has been talking about.
Abducted In Plain Sight- It’s amazing to see how easily people can be manipulated and the lengths some people will go to satisfy their sick desires for children. This documentary will have you sad, angry and yelling at the screen.
Quincy- This one is really a must see. No one has influenced the soundtrack to our lives more than the genius we know as Quincy Jones. This documentary takes a trip down memory lane highlighting the music, influence, activism and legendary career of Jones. It’s also pretty awesome that Jones’s daughter, Rashida co-directed the production.
Fyre Festival- There are two different documentaries on both Hulu and Netflix about the infamous “party that never happened”. Check them both out and determine for yourself which is the better one.
13th- Ava DuVernay’s 2016 documentary dives into the dark, flawed and biased history of America’s treatment of African Americans, long after the abolishment of slavery.
LA 92- A harrowing recount of the 1992 LA riots sparked by the aftermath of the Rodney King trial. Highlighting racial tensions, police brutality and the failure of the U.S. judicial system to incriminate law enforcement which sparked national attention….to read the rest long on to BallerAlert.com (clickable link on profile)
What Happened, Miss Simone?- In depth review of the incredibly talented singer and activist with careful analysis of her troubled personal life.
The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson- Johnson’s body was found in the Hudson River and cause of death ruled a suicide in 1992. The documentary follows the reopening of the cold case by Victoria Cruz, of the Anti-Violence Project and argues that the famed, NYC transgendered icon may have died by other means.