Winter is a time for curling up with a cup of tea and seeing what’s new on the nation’s favorite streaming platform! If you fancy a change from bingeing Friends for the tenth time, check out these thought-provoking documentaries.
Hold Your Breath: The Ice Dive
Follow the life of free diver and ice diver, Johanna Nordblad, in this Finnish documentary as she attempts to break the world record for the distance swam under the ice with only one breath. Touching on climate change, sister relationships, fortitude and recovery, this short documentary is about so much more than swimming.
Misha And The Wolves
This captivating documentary is about a woman’s tale of surviving the Holocaust, aided by a pack of wolves. The story takes the world by storm but is it all that is seems? With plenty of twists and turns, this documentary explores the meaning of truth, memory, fame and deception.
Made by Jonah Hill, this documentary celebrates his friend and therapist Phil Stutz. It features frank discussions of mental health, different approaches to therapy, and patient-doctor relationships.