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Free Documentaries on YouTube

ICYMI, YouTube Has Tons of Fascinating (and Free!) Documentaries Streaming Right Now

Free Documentaries on YouTube
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Whether you're into uplifting documentaries, current events, history, or stories of true-crime, at some point, you might feel like you've run out of interesting documentaries to watch. Sure, there are some great options on Netflix and HBO, but without subscriptions, it can be hard to find the ones worth watching between all the conspiracy theories and low-quality footage online. Thankfully, Netflix recently released some of their documentaries on YouTube for free, and with a little digging, we've found some other hidden gems, too. It's time to put on your loungewear, make some popcorn, and get excited, because we've rounded up the 25 best free documentaries on YouTube.

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