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Sundance Now August 2021 Schedule Revealed

Sundance Now has announced the movies and TV series that are coming to the AMC Networks-owned streaming service in August. The Sundance Now August 2021 lineup includes world class dramas, mysteries and comedies from Britain and beyond.

The Sundance Now August 2021 lineup includes Swedish crime drama The Hunt for a Killer, starring Pelle Åkesson and Monica Olhed, and the third season of The Wine Show, which is being added a few days early on July 29.

Sundance Now August 2021 Schedule Revealed

SUNDANCE NOW AUGUST 2021

AVAILABLE JULY 29

The Wine Show, Season 3
Joining Matthew Goode, Matthew Rhys, and James Purefoy this season is fellow wine enthusiast Dominic West (The Affair). Resident wine experts hit the road with Amelia Singer heading across the U.S. and Joe Fattorini on his way to Thailand, while the boys travel through Portugal. New star sommelier Charlotte Wilde takes you to The Azores and finally answers the question, who really invented sparkling wine? Seasons 1 and 2 are also streaming. (7 episodes, 2021)

Sundance Now August 2021

AVAILABLE AUGUST 1

The Painted Veil
Based on the classic novel by W. Somerset Maugham, The Painted Veil is a love story set in the 1920s that tells the story of a British medical doctor (Edward Norton, Motherless Brooklyn) fighting a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife (Naomi Watts, King Kong). (2006, Drama)

AVAILABLE AUGUST 2

The Nuns, The Priests, And The Bombs
Nuclear disarmament activists, including Catholic nuns and priests, challenge the security of America’s nuclear weapons when they break into two top-secret facilities, including the “Fort Knox” of uranium. Are they criminals or prophets sending a wake-up call to the world? (2017, Documentary)

The Patent Scam
The corruption runs deeper than you’d ever think. A multi-billion-dollar industry that you’ve never heard of. This is the world Patent Trolls thrive in: created for them by the U.S. Patent system. (2017, Documentary)

AVAILABLE AUGUST 9

The Rocket
Laos. In a land ravaged by war and exploitation, a boy whose family believe he is cursed must redeem himself by taking part in a dangerous rocket competition. (2013, Drama)

Porto
Jake (Anton Yelchin, Star Trek) and Mati (Lucie Lucas, Gloria) are two outsiders in Porto who once experienced a brief connection. A mystery remains about the moments they shared, and in searching through memories, they relive the depths of a night uninhibited by the consequences of time. (2017, Drama)

How To Change The World
In 1971, a group of friends sail into a nuclear test zone, and their protest captures the world’s imagination. Using never before seen archive that brings their extraordinary world to life, How To Change The World is the story of the pioneers who founded Greenpeace and defined the modern green movement. (2015, Documentary)

AVAILABLE AUGUST 12

The Hunt for a Killer – Exclusive Premiere | Binge Release
A Swedish crime drama based on the true story of detectives Pelle Åkesson (Anders Beckman, Midsommar) and Monica Olhed (Lotten Roos, The Bridge) and their hunt for the killer of a 10-year-old Helén Nilsson, a case that shook Sweden to its core (6 episodes, 2021).

AVAILABLE AUGUST 16

Archipelago
Deep fractures within a family dynamic begin to surface during a getaway to the Isles of Scilly. Stars Tom Hiddleston (Loki, Avengers). (2010, Drama)

The Last Man on the Moon
When Apollo astronaut Gene Cernan stepped off the moon in December 1972, he left his footprints and his daughter’s initials in the lunar dust. Only now is he ready to share his epic but deeply personal story of fulfillment, love, and loss. (2014, Documentary)

Fight for Space
Experts discuss the past, present and future of U.S. space programs. (2016, Documentary)

AVAILABLE AUGUST 19

Restless
This Emmy-nominated drama is a tale of passion, duplicity, and betrayal. Ruth Gilmartin (Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey) is stunned to learn that her mother (Charlotte Rampling, Broadchurch), has been living a double life. Her real name is Eva Delectorskaya (Hayley Atwell, Captain America), and she worked as a spy for the British in the 1940s. Also starring Rufus Sewell (Dark City) and Michael Gambon (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince). (2 episodes, 2012)

AVAILABLE AUGUST 23

I Touched All Your Stuff
Christopher Kirk, a bored American geek, moves to Colombia to chase Escobar’s hippos. Once there, he falls in love with a beautiful and mysterious woman. (2015, Documentary)

Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché
Pamela B. Green’s energetic film about pioneer filmmaker Alice Guy-Blaché is both a tribute and a detective story, tracing the circumstances by which this extraordinary artist faded from memory and the path toward her reclamation. (2019, Documentary)

Walk With Me
A meditative film about a community of Zen Buddhist monks and nuns who have dedicated their lives to mastering the art of mindfulness with their world-famous teacher Thich Nhat Hanh. Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch. (2017, Documentary)

AVAILABLE AUGUST 30

Olompali: A Hippie Odyssey
Swept up in the counterculture revolution of the late 1960s, a wealthy businessman starts a commune in pursuit of a utopian society. But his dreams are thwarted when he and his chosen family are faced with a series of tragedies that threaten their existence. (2019, Drama)

She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry
A documentary that resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women’s movement from 1966 to 1971. (2014, Documentary)

Hello I Must Be Going
Circumstances force a young divorcée (Melanie Lynskey, The Intervention), to move back in with her parents in suburban. (2012, Drama)


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