The American Factory is a documentary film, directed by Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert. It was released in 2019 by Netflix.
It’s about Fuyao Glass America, a Chinese automotive glass manufacturer that took over a former General Motors plant in their hometown of Dayton, Ohio, where there was a violent cultural clash between the United States and China.
The type of documentary is The expository mode. The way you can see that is because of the narrative voice/voice-over that is used repeatedly. An example could be at 20:00.
In addition, the documentary aims to inform. They want to inform you about the cultural difference between the American and Chinese work approach. And how a union can create disagreement in a workplace.