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The Minimalists
The Minimalists are Emmy-nominated Netflix stars and New York Times–bestselling authors Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus. Alongside their podcast cohost, T.K. Coleman, this simple-living trio helps millions of people eliminate clutter and live meaningfully with less. Learn More.

Netflix’s MINIMALISM Documentary Is Now on YouTube

Exciting news! After seven years and 80 million views on Netflix, The Minimalists’ first documentary, Minimalism, is now available on YouTube and

No advertisements. Since this documentary is being released without commercials, it will not be monetized, which means it will not be boosted by the YouTube algorithm. That’s why we need your help. How? Please “thumbs up” the video on YouTube, leave a comment, and share the link with your friends. This will help the film reach more people.

About the film. Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things, directed by Emmy-nominated filmmaker Matt D’Avella, examines the simple lives of minimalists from all walks of life—families, architects, artists, scientists, journalists, entrepreneurs, and even a former Wall Street broker—all of whom are living meaningfully with less.

More of less. After you’ve seen the film, dive deep into six hours of unreleased bonus footage here. While you’re at it, you can binge-watch The Minimalists’ second documentary, the Emmy-nominated Netflix Original Less Is Now, exclusively on Netflix.

–Joshua & Ryan

P.S. We are also posting shareable clips from Minimalism on TikTok and Instagram.