November 27, 2017

Screen Time: Week of November 27

From 'Cuba and the Cameraman.' Courtesy of Netflix.

Screen Time is your curated weekly guide to excellent documentaries and nonfiction programs that you can watch at home.

Newly streaming on Netflix is Jon Alpert's Cuba and the Cameraman, which chronicles the fortunes of three Cuban families over the course of four tumultuous decades in the nation's history. 

Premiering tonight, Monday, November 27 on HBO is Brent and Craig Renaud's Meth Storm, which tells the story of rural, economically-disadvantaged users and dealers whose addiction to ICE and lack of job opportunities have landed them in an endless cycle of poverty and incarceration.

Premiering Friday, December 1 on Netflix is Myles Kane and Josh Koury's Voyeur. Legendary journalist Gay Talese unmasks a motel owner who spied on his guests for decades. But his bombshell story soon becomes a scandal of its own. 

Newly streaming on Filmstruck is Amy Nicholson's IDA Documentary Award nominee Pickle, a short an ode to man’s capacity to care for creatures with limited abilities throughout their sometimes greatly protracted existence.