5 Netflix Streaming Titles You May Not Know Are Available & May Want To Check Out (10/8/13)

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by Tambay A. Obenson
October 8, 2013 3:39 PM
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Slim, slim picking this week folks! I had to dig a little deeper for titles. But let me take this moment to say, if you're a filmmaker reading this, and your film is streaming on Netflix, please let me know. Netflix unfortunately doesn't have what I feel should be a more efficient search/sort method, and it can be quite a chore trying to find something worth watching. So, help me out if you can.

The same goes for non-filmmakers. If you stumble across any titles that you think should be featured in this weekly series, let me know!

But as usual... These aren't necessarily recommendations. Consider the list more of an FYI - films and TV shows we've talked about on this site, at one time or another, that are now streaming on Netflix, that you might want to check out for yourselves.

Without further ado, here's this week's list of 5:

1- Family Affair, written and produced by Chico David Colvard, tells the story of how the filmmaker – at the age of 10 – shot his older sister in the leg, and how that random, accidental occurrence shattered his family, because, believing she would die from her injuries, his 9-year old sister revealed that their father had sexually molested her and her sisters for years.

Thirty years after the shooting, Colvard visited with family members to document their pain, their resilience and “the nature of forgiveness.”

The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2010, and was eventually released in theaters (limited).

Oprah Winfrey saw it and liked it enough to acquire TV rights to it for her OWN Documentary Club.

Check out the trailer below:

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2 Comments

  • JD | October 9, 2013 2:57 AMReply

    I saw Simon Killer at last years Philadelphia Film Feast and I was blown away! I never thought it was ever coming out.

  • Kate Magruder | October 8, 2013 8:20 PMReply

    Thank you for making these recommendations.
    I streamed a very good movie last night on netflix:
    "Stuck Between Stations" with Sam Rosen and Zoe Lister-Jones

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