Showmax has some of the best documentaries on Africa and beyond
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Every time a friend asks me whether I've seen a certain Hollywood movie, my answer is almost always answer no. And this is not because I live under a large rock (well, not always) but because you'll usually find me watching non-fiction. That's right, I'm a sucker for an insightful documentary. There is something about a story being told as it is, minus the glitzy effects and dramatised plot, that is tremendously moving.
For those who want to stream docs online about true stories taking place both in South Africa and around the world, one of the best places to watch is Showmax. We've pulled together some of our favourites to watch below.