Documentaries to Add to Your List

If you’re looking to find ways to keep yourself occupied and want to keep learning, we’ve put together a selection of documentaries that you may be interested in!

Poverty, Inc.

Interested in social issues? This documentary may be for you.

“From Toms Shoes to international adoptions, from solar panels to U.S. agricultural subsidies, drawing from over 200 interviews filmed in 20 countries, Poverty, Inc. unearths an uncomfortable side of charity we can no longer ignore.”

Available on Amazon Prime or through

The True Cost

Want to learn more about the fashion industry and its impacts?

“This is a story about clothing. It’s about the clothes we wear, the people who make those clothes and the impact it’s having on our world. The price of clothing has been decreasing for decades, while the human and environmental costs have grown dramatically. The True Cost is a groundbreaking new documentary film that pulls back the curtain on an untold story and asks us each to consider, who pays the price for our clothing?”


Interested in social issues closer to home? Watching the trailer for this documentary gave me chills and it’s next on my list.

“In this thought provoking documentary, scholars, activists, and politicians analyze the criminalization of  African Americans and the U.S. prison boom.”

available on Netflix

I hope there’s something here that will inspire you to become more conscious of the world around us.



Member Learning Lead, Toronto Professional Chapter

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