Spring TV: Documentaries
Posted On April 3, 2018
HBO and Netflix have a variety of documentaries this spring. On Netflix, you can find stories about the struggles of Flint, Michigan outside of the water problems, a cult that used to exist in Oregon in the 1980s, and the stories of eight current rap artists. On HBO, you can learn more about the lives of Garry Shandling and Elvis Presley.
Premieres: Friday, March 2, 2018 on Netflix
Creator: Zackary Canepari, Drea Cooper, Jessica Dimmock
Website: Flint Town
Flint, Michigan is dealing with more than a water crisis. A look at a city’s crumbling infrastructure, poverty and crime through the eyes of the police department.
Wild Wild Country
Premieres: Friday, March 16, 2018 on Netflix
Creator: Chapman Way, Maclain Way
Website: Wild Wild Country
Explores a controversial cult leader that built a utopian city in the Oregon desert in 1980.
The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling
Premieres: Monday, March 26, 2018 on HBO
Creator: Judd Apatow
Website: The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling
Looking back on Garry Shandling’s life and career by going through his personal diaries.
Premieres: Friday, March 30, 2018 on Netflix
Deep dive into the lives of the following rappers: 2 Chainz, Just Blaze, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Dave East, G-Eazy, Logic, Nas, Rapsody, and T.I.
Elvis Presley: The Searcher
Premieres: Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 8/7c on HBO
Creator: Thom Zimny
Website: Elvis Presley: The Searcher
Examining the entire life of Elvis with new interviews and never-before-seen photos and footage.