1. “Blackfish” (2013): This documentary shed light on the treatment of captive killer whales and their trainers at SeaWorld.
2. “The Social Dilemma” (2020): This documentary explores how social media platforms are designed to addict and manipulate users for profit.
3. “13th” (2016): This film examines the criminal justice system and its role in perpetuating racial inequality in the United States.
4. “Food, Inc.” (2008): This documentary takes a critical look at the industrial food system and its impact on health, the environment, and animal welfare.
5. “The True Cost” (2015): This documentary explores the environmental and social impact of fast fashion and the clothing industry.
6. “I Am Not Your Negro” (2016): This film uses the words of James Baldwin to examine race relations in the United States and how they have changed since the Civil Rights Movement.
7. “The Act of Killing” (2012): This documentary challenges the perpetrators of the Indonesian genocide to reenact their crimes, forcing them to confront their past actions.
8. “The Hunting Ground” (2015): This film exposes the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses and the failure of universities to address it.
9. “He Named Me Malala” (2015): This documentary tells the inspiring story of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot by the Taliban for advocating for girls’ education.
10. “The Invisible War” (2012): This film exposes the epidemic of sexual assault in the U.S. military and the failure of the military justice system to address it.