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Netflix launching Mitt Romney doc

As it continues to push into original factual programming, Netflix will release Mitt in late January. The original doc is a behind the scenes look at Mitt Romney’s unsuccessful run for US president last year. Netflix will release the one-off doc in the US and across its international footprint on January 24. It is made […]

Netflix plays Short Game with original doc

Streaming service Netflix has ordered another original documentary, a golf-themed feature about protégé children. The Short Game will launch on Netflix on Thursday, December 12. The Delirio Films-produced doc follows eight seven year-old competitive golfers as they prepare for and compete in the World Championship of Junior Golf. Singer Justin Timberlake is among the executive […]

Netflix buys Egypt protest movement film in doc move

Streaming service Netflix has acquired an Oscar contending film about the recent Egyptian revolution as a first major acquisition in its original documentary initiative. The Square has won rave reviews at international film festivals and is expected to challenge for the Best Documentary award at the 2014 Oscar ceremony. This has prompted Netflix to acquire […]