Netflix announced this week that it had picked up exclusive rights to WorldView-supported documentary Virunga. The award-winning film has been storming through the international festival circuit and receiving great critical acclaim, and the announcement comes with the news that the online viewing platform is pushing for more documentary content.
Because of this, we thought we’d point out a few other brilliant WorldView films already on the online platform that you can watch straight away from the comfort of your own home.
So, feast on these WorldView classics, available now:
The award-winning documentary is filmed by self-taught cameraman and Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat, who follows the Israeli military’s attempts to build a separation barrier in Emad’s village whilst documenting the life of his son.
This is the story of two young girls, living in the rural town of Bekoji – an Ethiopian highland town which has produced some of the world’s greatest distance athletes- as they try to run their way to a different life.
Two young women follow completely divergent paths in the new, modernising India. One wants to become Miss India, the other is a fierce Hindu Nationalist prepared to kill and die for her beliefs.
What is it like to have God like surgical powers, yet to struggle against your own humanity? What is it like to try and save a life, and yet to fail? This film follows brain surgeon Henry Marsh as he openly confronts the dilemmas of the doctor patient relationship on his latest mission to Ukraine.