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5 Netflix Streaming Titles You May Not Know Are Available & May Want To Check Out (11/18/13)

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by Tambay A. Obenson
November 18, 2013 3:24 PM
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A Hijacking

3 - Rejoice And Shout, a Shadow And Act recommendation in 2011 when it was released, calls itself the DEFINITIVE filmed history of Gospel music.

Directed by Don McGlynn, the documentary features interviews with musicians like Smokey RobinsonMavis StaplesIra TuckerMarie Knight, and many, many, many more. It traces the history of gospel music from its beginnings on Southern plantations and Baptist churches to national prominence.

It also features a wealth of archival footage of legendary gospel acts such as Mahalia JacksonSister Rosetta TharpeThe Dixie HummingbirdsThe Staples SingersThe Blind Boys of Alabama, and several others.

The film saw a limited theatrical run during the summer of 2011 and went on to gross just over $100,000 at the box office.

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5 Comments

  • frank | November 19, 2013 10:38 AMReply

    I have noticed a few on previous lists are not available for streaming from Netflix on my Roku device or Samsung tablet too.
    Do you curate the lists only from your desktop browser?
    I wonder what is the official process by Netflix for determining availability to the multiple platforms?

  • Lea | November 18, 2013 10:57 PMReply

    Being Elmo is such a great documentary..

  • Man-Over-Bored | November 18, 2013 4:26 PMReply

    Hey, Netflix tells me that "A Hijacking" is not available to stream! (But thanks for the list anyway -- always helpful!)

  • MAN-OVER-BORED | November 18, 2013 10:54 PM

    Replaced it with "Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin" -- an inspired choice! Thanks again!

  • Tambay | November 18, 2013 8:42 PM

    Hmm... strange. It was there when I made the list. May be a temporary glitch. But I replaced it with a documentary. I'll check in with Netflix.

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