Our Human Rights Documentaries

With over 15 years of producing and curating films from around the globe, THE WHY has proudly put our mark on over 100 human rights documentary films. With our own produced series we've covered stories about democracy, poverty, modern-day slavery, inequality, pollution, recycling, disadvantage, and human rights abuses. Through our carefully curated series WHY STORIES, we've been able to share some of the best human rights documentaries from all corners of the world made by visionary filmmakers from every continent. Below you'll find out more about every film from our series WHY DEMOCRACY?, WHY POVERTY?, WHY WOMEN?, WHY SLAVERY?, and WHY PLASTIC?. You'll also find all seven seasons of WHY STORIES.