16 Netflix documentaries to stream in September 2022

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September is set to bring more exciting titles to Netflix! Much of what’s on offer are scripted titles, but the streamer has a dedicated wing to documentaries as well, so if you’re craving content focused on real people then you won’t be disappointed with this month’s haul.

For true crime buffs, Sins of Our Mother and Indian Predator: Diary of a Serial Killer are likely to be the two titles that will be must-watches. Both series cover murders but the latter documentary involves a cold case that’s opened up due to 13 more victims being found and allegations of cannibalism so be prepared for both the horrific nature of the crime as well as incredibly disturbing elements in the case.

If you’d like a lighter true crime doc to add to your watch list, there’s The Real Bling Ring: Hollywood Heist which is centered on the infamous group of teens who invaded the homes of celebrities and stole their possessions. They’re grown, out of jail now, and primed to tell their story in all of its wildness.

For our foodies, Chef’s Table has returned with a focus on pizza this go around. It’s fitting considering both National Cheese Pizza Day (Sept. 5) and National Pepperoni Pizza Day (Sept. 20) are this month. The docuseries follows pizza masters as they discuss the spin they’ve put on the beloved dish and how it’s shaped their craft, business, and taste.

Keep reading for more documentaries including a dive into the life of Australian teen activist Georgie Stone.

Netflix documentaries to stream

The Dreamlife of Georgie Stone (Sept. 22) – Georgie Stone has been fighting for her right to live as who she is her whole life, and she’s only a teenage girl. But being trans means she’s had to navigate the opinions of strangers, courts, and even the government when it comes to the choices she wants to make concerning her own body at a far younger age than most in Australia and around the world.

Netflix documentary movies

Tuesday, Sept. 6

Get Smart with Money

Untold: The Race of the Century

Thursday, Sept. 8

The Anthrax Attacks

Friday, Sept. 16

Skandal! Bringing Down Wirecard

Travelin’ Band: Creedence Clearwaterr Revival at the Royal Albert Hall

Monday, Sept. 26

A Trip to Infinity

Indian Predator: The Diary of a Serial Killer (Sept. 7) – A case once thought closed opens back up in this docuseries when new information is unearthed about Raja Kolander. His sole victim was thought to be a journalist, but a secret diary reveals 13 more victims and the potential of cannibalism.

Netflix docuseries

Thursday, Sept. 1

I Survived a Crime season 1

Wednesday, Sept. 7

Chef’s Table: Pizza

Wednesday, Sept. 14

Sins of Our Mother

Thursday, Sept. 15


Wednesday, Sept. 21

Fortune Seller: A TV Scam

The Real Bling Ring: Hollywood Heist

Wednesday, Sept. 28

Eat the Rich: The GameStop Saga

Friday, Sept. 30

Human Playground

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