Escaping Twin Flames, How to Become a Mob Boss, and all the new documentaries coming to Netflix in November 2023


As the leaves change and the temperatures drop, Netflix subscribers are in for a treat this November with an exciting lineup of new documentaries! From thrilling escapades and enigmatic criminal underworlds to the intricate nuances of relationships, the streaming giant has something for everyone this month!

Join us as we take you on a journey through the diverse world of documentary storytelling, giving you a sneak peek into the intriguing narratives set to grace your screens. Whether you’re seeking to unravel the mysteries of Escaping Twin Flames explore the secrets behind How to Become a Mob Boss, or dive into a wide array of captivating real-life stories, Netflix’s November 2023 documentary selection promises to entertain, educate, and inspire!

All the new documentaries coming to Netflix in November 2023

Don’t forget to mark your calendar because November is packed with an exciting array of new documentary additions coming to Netflix! Starting off …

November 1, 2023

Mysteries of the Faith – Dive deep into the secrets of Christianity’s most legendary treasures in this documentary series. The official synopsis for the documentary reads:

"“With unprecedented access to holy sites across the world, MYSTERIES OF THE FAITH explores the secrets of Christianity’s most legendary treasures. From the Crown of Thorns to the iconic Holy Grail, these cherished relics have inspired millions for centuries. Steeped in myth and legend, and credited with miracles, they have shaped human history. Now, for the first time, global audiences can witness the hidden power and evolving mystique of these sacred objects as never before.”"

November 2, 2023

Higuita: The Way of the Scorpion – A Colombian sports documentary that celebrates the legendary soccer player René Higuita. The official synopsis reads:

"“From poverty to soccer legend, this documentary captures the rise of Colombia’s René Higuita, his revolutionary career and the birth of ‘The Scorpion.'”"

November 6, 2023

Squaring the Circle: The Story of Hipgnosis – Explore the iconic album covers of all time with this music documentary from Anton Corbijn. The official synopsis reads:

"“The creative geniuses behind album art for Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, and Paul McCartney. Conjurers of impossible visuals, Hipgnosis were at the white-hot center of the maddest, funniest, and most creative era in the history of popular music.”"

November 8, 2023

Cyberbunker: The Criminal Underworld – Uncover the mystery of a tourist town transformed by a group of Dutchmen in this German documentary. The official synopsis reads:

"“Two worlds collide in an idyllic German tourist town: A group of mysterious Dutchmen and their eccentric leader Xennt want to take over a vast NATO bunker under the town. Xennt promises the village a prosperous future, but doubts spread among the residents. As an underworld manifests itself beneath the streets of the quaint town of Traben-Trarbach, its people puzzle over Xennt’s true intentions. “"

Escaping Twin Flames – A gripping 3-episode series that delves into a group claiming the power to make you fall in love with a destined partner. The official synopsis reads:

"“In our digital era, why not turn to the internet to find your soulmate? Enter Jeff and Shaleia, the leaders of Twin Flames Universe who sell online classes that guarantee harmonious union with your destined partner. From the Emmy-nominated filmmaking team behind Seduced: Inside the NXIVM Cult, comes Escaping Twin Flames, a three-part documentary series that pulls back the veil on Twin Flames Universe, a controversial online community that preys on people looking for love. With exclusive access to former members, the series reveals the horrifying stories of coercion and exploitation surrounding Twin Flames Universe – from encouraging stalking behavior to manipulating gender identities. The series also documents the active efforts of family members to rescue their loved ones from Jeff and Shaleia’s web.”"

Buried: The 1982 Alpine Meadows Avalanche – Experience the harrowing stories of former ski patrollers in this documentary from Jared Drake and Steven Siig, recounting the deadly avalanche in Lake Tahoe. The official synopsis reads:

"“A stressed autopsy of that fateful event in which key players dig through the painful memories to relive what happens when nature overwhelms.”"

Robbie Williams – Follow the life and journey of solo artist and former Take That singer and songwriter, Robbie Williams, in this documentary series. The official synopsis reads:

"“Coinciding with the 25th anniversary of his solo career, this is the definitive 4-part documentary series on the most successful UK solo artist of all time. Featuring hundreds of hours of intimate, never-before-seen personal archive spanning 30 years, exclusive access to Robbie and helmed by an acclaimed filmmaking team including Asif Kapadia as an EP; this culture-defining series is the first of its kind to explore the real human being behind the salacious headlines.”"

The Billionaire, the Butler and the Boyfriend – Witness the true story of a conflict between the world’s wealthiest woman and her daughter in this French documentary series. The official synopsis reads:

"“How did a conflict between the world’s wealthiest woman and her daughter spiral into national scandal? This riveting docuseries tells the whole story.”"

November 9, 2023

Temple of Film: 100 Years of the Egyptian Theatre  – Explore the rich history of the Egyptian Theatre, beautifully restored by Netflix and featuring insights from Guillermo del Toro and Rian Johnson. The official synopsis reads:

"“A retrospective look at the history of the iconic Egyptian Theatre, featuring interviews with filmmakers Guillermo Del Toro (Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio) and Rian Johnson (Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery), producer Lynette Howell Taylor (A Star Is Born), cinematographer Autumn Durald Arkapaw (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever), Egyptian Theatre restoration architect Peyton Hall, film historian Leonard Maltin, film critic Pete Hammond, production designer and former Egyptian Theatre usher Rene Lagler, and Egyptian Theatre projectionist Ben Tucker.”"

Pedro – A Mexican biopic documentary that uncovers the life and artistry of the talented artist Pedro Friedeberg. The official synopsis reads:

"“Pedro is a documentary that narrates the approach of a young filmmaker to the artist Pedro Friedeberg. The story of their friendship portrays a fantastic figure of Mexican art with tenderness, humor and great intimacy.”"

November 14, 2023

How to Become a Mob Boss – Narrated by Peter Dinklage, this dark and satirical documentary delves into the rise and fall of numerous mob bosses. The official synopsis reads:

"“Narrator Peter Dinklage guides you through this darkly satirical how-to guide that explores the rise and fall of history’s most notorious mob bosses – from Al Capone to Pablo Escobar – and their tactics for success.”"

November 17, 2023

The Dads – Luchina Fisher’s LGBTQ documentary shines a light on the diverse experiences of fathers within the LGBTQ community. The official synopsis reads:

"“In this gentle meditation on fatherhood, brotherhood and manhood, five fathers of trans children join Dennis Shepard – the father of slain gay college student Matthew Shepard – for a weekend fishing trip in rural Oklahoma. As the men cast their lines into the river, they find common ground across racial, geographical and generational lines: their unconditional love for their children.”"

Stamped from the Beginning – This hybrid documentary is inspired by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi’s influential book, exploring the complex history of racism in America. The official synopsis reads:

"“Oscar-winning director Roger Ross Williams brings Dr. Ibram X. Kendi’s best-selling book Stamped From the Beginning to life, using vivid animations and leading female scholars to explore the history of anti-Black racist ideas.”"

November 22, 2023

High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America – Join host Stephen Satterfield in the second season of this cooking reality series, as it continues to celebrate the transformative power of African American cuisine. The official synopsis reads:

"“In season two of the immersive award-winning docu-series High on the Hog, host Stephen Satterfield travels across the United States to uncover how African-American cuisine has fueled social justice movements, transformed communities and awakened cultural creativity in America in powerful and lasting ways.”"

November 29, 2023

American Symphony – Witness musician Jon Batiste’s journey as he tackles the challenge of composing an original symphony, a documentary hotly tipped for an Oscar nod. The official synopsis reads:

"“In 2022, musician Jon Batiste finds himself the most celebrated artist of the year with eleven Grammy nominations including Album of the Year. In the midst of that triumph Jon embarks on his most ambitious challenge to date, composing an original symphony. This trajectory was upended when Batiste’s life partner — best-selling author Suleika Jaouad — learns that her long-dormant cancer has returned. AMERICAN SYMPHONY is an intimate portrait of two artists at a crossroads and a meditation on art, love, and the creative process.”"

Bad Surgeon: Love Under the Knife – Uncover the shocking story of the biggest fraud in modern medical history in this gripping documentary series. The official synopsis reads:

"“The work of Paolo Macchiarini, who set out to revolutionize regenerative medicine in 2011 by implanting plastic windpipes in patients desperate for a cure. But Macchiarini lied about his research and three of those he treated died, while a fourth later had their artificial windpipe removed.”"

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