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Must-See Streaming Film Releases

Please note that all dates are specific to the United States.

The following titles are available to stream now through VOD platforms.

The Old Guard
The Weekend

Agnieszka Holland's Mr. Jones (VOD)

Ana Lily Amirpour, Gurinder Chadha, Kristen Stewart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Nadine Labaki and Khaled Mouzanar, Naomi Kawase, Natalia Beristáin, Rachel Morrison, and Rungano Nyoni's Homemade (Netflix)

Anu Menon's Shakuntala Devi: The Human Computer (Amazon Prime)

Axelle Laffont's MILF (Netflix)

Bill Duke and D. Channsin Berry's Dark Girls 2 (OWN) Bonni Cohen's Athlete A (Netflix)

Bora Kim's House of Hummingbird (Virtual Cinemas)

Bryce Dallas Howard's Dads (Apple TV+)

Carolina Monnerat and Theodore Collatos' Queen of Lapa (Virtual Cinemas)

Deborah Kampmeier's Tape (VOD)

Eashvar Karthic's Penguin (Amazon Prime)

Elissa Down's Feel the Beat (Netflix)

Elizabeth Carroll's Diana Kennedy: Nothing Fancy (VOD)

Ellen Fiske and Ellinor Hallin's Scheme Birds (VOD)

Gina Prince-Bythewood's The Old Guard (Netflix)

Hirokazu Kore-eda's The Truth (VOD)

Ina Weisse's The Audition (Virtual Cinemas)

Ivy Meeropol's Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn (HBO)

Jennifer Badgely and Mary Hewey's Jack & Yaya (VOD)

João Salaviza and Renée Nader Messora's The Dead and the Others (Mubi UK)

Laura Holliday's Daddy Issues (VOD)

LP's Desperados (Netflix)

Martha Kehoe's Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind (VOD)

Martha Shane's Narrowsburg (VOD)

Natalie Erika James' Relic (VOD)

Riyaana Hartley and Vincent Tran's Beyond Driven (VOD)

Shannon Murphy's Babyteeth (VOD)

Sharon Liese's Transhood (HBO)

Sherry Hormann's A Regular Woman (Virtual Cinema)

Stella Meghie's The Weekend (Hulu, Prime Video)

Sue Williams' Denise Ho: Becoming the Song (Virtual Cinemas)

Upcoming Film Releases

yes god yes
seriously single

Upcoming Film Releases

July 28

Karen Maine's Yes, God, Yes (VOD)

July 31

Jessica Swale's Summerland (VOD)

Katleho Ramaphakela and Rethabile Ramaphakela's Seriously Single (Netflix)

August 1

Allison Elwood's The Go-Gos (Showtime)

August 7

Ramona S. Diaz' A Thousand Cuts (Virtual Cinemas, Theaters)

Must-See Episodic Releases

Please note that all dates are specific to the United States.
Babysitters Club
P Valley

June 26

Gloria: A Life (PBS)

Directed by Diane Paulus

June 29 and June 30

And She Could Be Next (PBS)

Directed by Grace Lee and Marjan Safinia

June 29

The Sommerdahl Murders (Acorn TV)

Created by Lolita Bellstar

July 2

Warrior Nun (Netflix)

Directors include Jet Wilkinson, Agnieszka Smoczynska, and Sarah Walker (2 episodes each)

July 3

The Baby-Sitters Club (Netflix)

Series directed by Lucia Aniello

Cable Girls Season 5B (Netflix)

Series created by Ramón Campos, Gema R. Neira, and Teresa Fernández-Valdés. Upcoming episodes directed by Antonio Hernández and Manuel Gómez Pereira.

July 8

Stateless (Netflix)

Created by Tony Ayres, Cate Blanchett, and Elise McCredie. Directed by Emma Freeman and Jocelyn Moorhouse.

Was It Love? (Netflix)

Directed by Kim Do Hyung

July 12

P-Valley (Starz)

Created by Katori Hall. Directors include Tamra Davis, Barbara Brown, Sydney Freeland, Geeta V. Patel, Kimberly Peirce, Millicent Shelton, Tasha Smith, and Karena Evans, who directed the pilot.

July 15

Oscuro Desero / Dark Desire (Netflix)

Created by Leticia López Margalli. Upcoming episodes directed by Kenya Márquez and Pitipol Ybarra.

July 17

Cursed (Netflix)

Directed by Zetna Fuentes and Sarah O' Gorman

July 31

Get Even (Netflix)

Two upcoming episodes directed by Sarah Walker

The Umbrella Academy: Season 2 (Netflix)

Upcoming episodes directed by Ellen Kuras and Amanda Marsalis

August 5

Coroner (CW, US Premiere)

Created by Morwyn Brebner. Episode 6 Season 1 directed by Sherren Lee. Episodes in both Season 1 and Season 2 directed by Adrienne Mitchell and Winnifred Jong.


Aimée-Lee Xu Hsien Curran | Sam I Am

Akinola Davies | Yard

Anita Lee | Sam I Am

Catherine Losing | Common People Films

Emma Westenberg | Epoch Films | LINK

Nadia Hallgren | Chelsea Pictures

Sinéad McDevitt | Sam I Am


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Gale Maimane | SARS – "Higher Purpose" | Avatar Agency | Darling | LINK

Jess Coulter | Symetra Financial – "Sue and Megan At Home" | Copacino+Fujikado/Seattle | O Positive | LINK

Jess Kohl | British Vogue – "The Pride Series: Meet Britain's Most Inspiring Drag Troupe" | PRETTYBIRD | LINK

Juliana Curi | Havaianas Pride – "Say Yes #AllLoveWelcome" | Media Monks + Circus | Fauna | LINK

Kim Gehrig | Coca-Cola – "The Great Meal" | Anomaly | Somesuch | LINK

Malia James | Truly – "Entrances" | Goodby Silverstein | Strike Everywhere/The Lift | LINK

Marysia Makowska | Annovera – "Unapology" | McCann NY | Spang.TV | LINK

Sheldon Candis | M/Body – "Online Fitness Classes" | Quriosity Productions | LINK


Nespresso Talents 2020
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Let's Talk About It - Tampax
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Ford Bronco
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Faride Schroeder | Nespresso – "Nespresso Talents 2020 – OASIS" | LINK

Jess Kohl | Mullen Lowe India and Chrome Pictures – "They Are Counting on Us. Let's Count Them In" | PRETTYBIRD UK | Nowness | LINK

Kathy Fusco | Tampax – "Let's Talk About It – Time to Tampax with Amy Schumer" | Hungry Man Co. | LINK

Lesly Lynch | ASOS – "Portrait Sônge" | Studio Space Cowboys | LINK

Nina Meredith | Ford, ABC, Disney – "The Bronco 4-Door with Kip Moore" | LINK

Nisha Ganatra | Bodyform/Libresse – "Bodyform: #wombstories" | AMV BBDO/London | Chelsea | LINK

Quinn Wilson | British Vogue – "The Pride Series Episode 6: Symone" | LINK

River Gallo | Badoo – "A Letter From…River Gallo" | LINK


Adi Halfin - Asaf Avidan
NASTY C - Eazy 1
Kanye West – Wash Us In The Blood
Jorja Smith - Rose Rouge
City Girls - Pussy Talk
Marshmello & Halsey - Be Kind
L Devine - Don't Say It
Grace Davies
Bob Marley - No Woman, No Cry
Jasper Lotti - Sword
JGrrey - Ain’t So
Maiya Blaney - Jack
Samora Pinderhughes - INERTIA
Jetta I Wanna Know
Mae Muller - I Don't Want Your Money
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Adi Halfin | Asaf Avidan – "Lost Horse" | Lief | LINK

Allison Swank | NASTY C – "Eazy" | LINK

Arthur Jafa | Kanye West (ft. Travis Scott) – "Wash Us In The Blood" | Stink/USA | LINK

Samona Olanipekun | Jorja Smith – "Rose Rouge" | LINK

DAPS | City Girls (ft. Doja Cat) – "Pussy Talk" | LINK

Fiona Jane Burgess | RAYE – "Natalie Don't" | Lez Creative | LINK Hannah Lux Davis | Marshmello (ft. Halsey) – "Be Kind" | LINK

Jess Kohl | L Devine – "Don't Say It" | PRETTYBIRD UK | LINK

Kate Cox | Grace Davies – "Just A Girl" | LINK Kristian Mercado | Bob Marley – "No Woman, No Cry" | LINK

Lizzy Sanford | Jasper Lotti – "Sword" | Neighborhood Watch | LINK

Melody Maker x JGrrey | JGrrey – "Ain't So" | LINK

River Gallo | Jeshua – "DUALITY" | GapToof Entertainment | LINK

Ryan DeForeest | Maiya Blaney – "Jack" | LINK

Sadé Clacken Joseph | Samora Pinderhughes ft. Jack DeBoe – "INERTIA" | GapToof Entertainment | LINK

Sophia + Robert | Jetta – "I Wanna Know" | LINK

Sophia Ray | Ella Eyre (ft. Yxng Bane) – "Dreams" | LINK

Sophie Muller | Mae Muller – "I Don't Want Your Money" | LINK


Panic Buy
We've Got Issues
The Ashening
Pause x Document
Fishing Not Catching
Ava and Bianca
My Daughter
60 Years and Still
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Abbie Stephens and Carlos Jimenez | "PANIC BUY" | LINK

Elizabeth Lippman | "WE'VE GOT ISSUES" | LINK

Francis Agyapong, Jr. | "The Ashening" | Cracking Up in 5 | LINK

Gillian Zinser and Lyndsay van Dyke | "DOCUMENT JOURNAL X PAUSE" | Lief | LINK

M. Corey Whitted | "FISHING…NOT CATCHING" | Greater Than One Creative | LINK

Rachel Fleit (starring Ava Benjamin Shorr) | "Ava and Bianca" | Good Story Films | LINK

River Gallo and Sadé Clacken Joseph | "Ponyboi" | LINK

Sadé Clacken Joseph | "My Daughter, My Teacher" | LINK

Sally Tran | "60 Years and Still" | LINK

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