LOS GATOS, Calif., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) members are currently enjoying a fun, informative, eclectic mix of documentaries covering everything from The New York Times newsroom to OJ Simpson, from the original Horse Whisperer to William Shatner and his legion of "Captains." From nature to the world of politics by way of crop circles – Netflix truly has something for documentary lovers.
One of the most popular documentaries Netflix members are currently instantly watching is Cave of Forgotten Dreams, the exploratory hit that captures the oldest known pictorial creations of humankind and was named one of the Top 10 films of the year by Time Magazine. Cave of Forgotten Dreams also just won best documentary from the New York Film Critics Circle, the Los Angles Film Critics Association, the Washington DC Film Critics Association, and is nominated for the Critics Choice Award for Best Documentary. Cave of Forgotten Dreams is distributed by Sundance Selects.
Director and long-time friend of Netflix, Werner Herzog shares, "I am very happy that my film Cave of Forgotten Dreams is available exclusively through Netflix. The company has a long history of championing independent film and I am happy to share this journey back in time with its audience."
POPULAR DOCUMENTARIES NETFLIX MEMBERS ARE CURRENTLY INSTANTLY WATCHING (week of December 11th, 2011)
Cave of Forgotten Dreams
Conan O'Brien Can't Stop
Life in a Day
O.J.: Monster or Myth?
Turtle: The Incredible Journey
Ed Hardy: Tattoo the World
Pearl Jam Twenty
Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox
Danny Greene: The Rise and Fall of the Irishman
Wild African Cats - Wild Cats
Machete Maidens Unleashed!
If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front
Incident at Oglala: The Leonard Peltier Story
Special When Lit: A Pinball Documentary
A Life Among Whales
Brutal Beauty: Tales of the Rose City Rollers
Page One: Inside the New York Times
Crop Circles: Quest for Truth
Ride the Divide
Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead
Forks Over Knives
Vanishing of the Bees
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