5 Netflix Streaming Titles You May Not Know Are Available & May Want To Check Out (9/25/13)

Features
by Tambay A. Obenson
September 25, 2013 5:24 PM
1 Comment
  • |

2 - A Brazilian film set in São Paulo, titled Antonia, which follows four black girls who have been singing together since childhood, who struggle to fulfill their dream of making a living from their music. 

They form a hip-hop group called "Antonia" (hence the film's title), and then find a manager and begin to put on shows in bars and parties. But, just as the dream seems to be coming true, their hopes are dashed by the daily trials and tribulations that come with poverty, chauvinism and violence, which threaten the group and place their friendship in jeopardy.

Of note, the film is co-produced by Fernando Meirelles, the director of a little film called City of God (remember that? sure you do!).

The film has been around since 2007, when it played at a few prominent film festivals - notably, Toronto InternationalBerlin International and Amsterdam. It's available on Netflix as a streamer, so check it out.

Here's the trailer for Antonia:

Features
  • |

More: NetFlix, VOD

You might also like:
Free Indie Movies and Documentaries    

1 Comment

  • DP | September 26, 2013 2:57 PMReply

    Great column. Keep it up!!

Follow Shadow and Act

Email Updates

Most "Liked"

  • Taraji P. Henson Drama 'From The Rough' ...
  • Interview: Marlon Wayans Talks Career, ...
  • Electro (Jamie Foxx) Faces Off Against ...
  • Watch Omar Sy In Action As Bishop In ...
  • Black Movie Trivia - Congrats to our ...
  • Interview: Chatting with RZA About Paul ...
  • Sidney Poitier Made Oscar History Today ...
  • Watch TV ONE’s Fascinating & Informative ...
  • Critically-Acclaimed Doc 'The Trials ...
  • The 1st Black "Mad Man" Addresses The ...