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Terrifying and almost-accurate, Deepwater Horizon returns to the moments before the worst oil disaster in history
An intense and sobering tale of what happens when two communities – both living in Peru, yet occupying very two different worlds – clash, as globalisation collides with tradition

Kayaking the Aleutians

Now showing at the Ocean Film Festival UK tour, Kayaking the Aleutians follows British kayakers Sarah Outen and Justine Curgenven on their 1,500-mile journey along one of the world’s roughest archipelagos
Broaden your horizons – and that dent in the sofa – with six of the best documentaries streaming on Netflix right now
Brace yourself for Embrace of the Serpent – it explores the dark and difficult history of colonialism in the Colombian rainforest, from the eyes of the people that lived there
A particularly British take on what happens when modern warfare and geopolitics collide with human ethics and morality
Showing at the Banff Mountain Film Festival’s UK Tour, ‘Operation Moffat’ tells the unique story of the first British female climbing guide
With awards season over, it could be time to settle down with some non-fiction features. Here are seven of the best documentaries streaming on Netflix right now

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