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Sundance Now June 2021 Schedule Revealed

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

The Sundance Now June 2021 schedule features the exclusive premieres of The Gulf, Moloch and Innocent.

Sundance Now June 2021 Schedule Revealed

SUNDANCE NOW JUNE 2021

AVAILABLE JUNE 1

Eve’s Bayou
What did little Eve (Jurnee Smollet, Birds of Prey, Lovecraft Country) see—and how will it haunt her? Husband, father and womanizer Louis Batiste (Samuel L. Jackson, Pulp Fiction, Marvel Universe) is the head of an affluent family, but it’s the women who rule this gothic world of secrets, lies and mystic forces. (1997, Drama)

Capote
In 1959, Truman Capote (Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master, Along Came Polly) learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel “In Cold Blood,” Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row. (2005, Drama)

Village of the Missing
The Bruce McArthur serial killer case shocked Canada’s largest city, and the whole country, when he was convicted of eight grisly murders. How did McArthur avoid arrest for nearly a decade? This film explores the untold immigrant story of Toronto’s Gay Village, and the victims of these horrific crimes. (2019, Documentary)

AVAILABLE JUNE 3

The Gulf Season 2, Episode 1
Detective Jess Savage (Kate Elliott, Wentworth) wants to leave the past behind and make the most of her tentative new relationship with daughter Ruby (Timmie Cameron, Shortland Street) – but a blackmailer is making that impossible, threatening to expose Jess’s murder of her sexual-abuser husband Alex (Bede Skinner, Spartacus). Jess tries to identify and track down her blackmailer while solving crimes on her home patch of Waiheke Island. A pregnant Ruby negotiates her changing relationship with boyfriend AJ (Dahnu Graham, Vegas) and her group of friends from childhood.

AVAILABLE JUNE 7

Queen of Spain
Nearly twenty years after the events of “The Girl of Your Dreams” in the 1950s, Macarena Grenada (Penélope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides), now a Hollywood star, returns to Spain to film a blockbuster about Queen Isabella I of Castille. (2016, Drama)

Gook
Eli and Daniel, two Korean American brothers, own a struggling shoe store and have an unlikely friendship with Kamilla (Simone Baker, American Horror Story: 1984), a street wise 11-year-old African American girl. Kamilla ditches school, Eli (Justin Chon, Twilight films) stresses about the store, and Daniel (David So, Death of a Telemarketer) tries to have a good time. It’s just another typical day at the store until the Rodney King verdict is read and riots break. With the chaos moving towards them, the trio is forced to defend the store while contemplating the future of their own personal dreams and the true meaning of family. (2017, Drama)

AVAILABLE JUNE 8

Rose West: Born Evil?
This documentary tells the story of Rose West from baby to mother to murderer. This is a side to the world’s most notorious criminal that viewers have never seen before – her childhood. Using incredible first-hand accounts from people who knew her as a child – neighbors, teachers, friends and relatives – we’ll go through the key turning points in her upbringing that made her the killer she was to become. By intercutting between her harsh childhood and the psychopathic tendencies she presented in later life and the despicable crimes she would go on to commit, plus with the advice of on-screen psychologists; the viewer will get a better sense of why Rose West became the serial killer of at least 12 young women. (2021, Documentary)

AVAILABLE JUNE 10

Moloch
In an industrial, labyrinthine seaside town, strangers burst into flames for no reason. Suicides? Murders? Supernatural phenomena? To find out, Louise (Marine Vacth), an ambitious and unstable young journalist, and Gabriel (Olivier Gourmet), a brilliant psychiatrist mourning his son, will lead the investigation. Soon six fiery letters, “MOLOCH,” will be sprawled across the city walls like a signature. As society seems to be on fire, Louise and Gabriel will have to take a terrifying journey to the heart of their personal hell to glimpse the truth, at the risk of burning themselves too. (French language with English subtitles, 6 episodes, 2020)

The Gulf Season 2, Episode 2
Detective Jess Savage (Kate Elliott, Wentworth) wants to leave the past behind and make the most of her tentative new relationship with daughter Ruby (Timmie Cameron, Shortland Street) – but a blackmailer is making that impossible, threatening to expose Jess’s murder of her sexual-abuser husband Alex (Bede Skinner, Spartacus). Jess tries to identify and track down her blackmailer while solving crimes on her home patch of Waiheke Island. A pregnant Ruby negotiates her changing relationship with boyfriend AJ (Dahnu Graham, Vegas) and her group of friends from childhood.

AVAILABLE JUNE 14

Seahorse
Director Jeanie Finlay charts a transgender man’s path to parenthood after he decides to carry his child himself. The pregnancy prompts an unexpected and profound reckoning with conventions of masculinity, self-definition and biology. (2019, Documentary)

Big Sonia
In the last store in a defunct shopping mall, 91-year-old Sonia Warshawski, great-grandmother, businesswoman, and Holocaust survivor, runs the tailor shop she’s owned for more than thirty years. But when she’s served an eviction notice, the specter of retirement prompts Sonia to revisit her harrowing past as a refugee and witness to genocide. A poignant story of generational trauma and healing, Big Sonia also offers a laugh-out-loud funny portrait of the power of love to triumph over bigotry, and the power of truth-telling to heal us all. (2016, Documentary)

Sweet Country
Australian western set on the Northern Territory frontier in the 1920s, where justice itself is put on trial when an aged Aboriginal farmhand (Hamilton Morris) shoots a white man in self-defense and goes on the run as a posse gathers to hunt him down. Stars Sam Neill (Jurassic Park, Hunt for the Wilderpeople) and Ewen Leslie (Operation Buffalo, Sleeping Beauty) (2017, Drama)

AVAILABLE JUNE 17

The Gulf Season 2, Episode 3
Detective Jess Savage (Kate Elliott, Wentworth) wants to leave the past behind and make the most of her tentative new relationship with daughter Ruby (Timmie Cameron, Shortland Street) – but a blackmailer is making that impossible, threatening to expose Jess’s murder of her sexual-abuser husband Alex (Bede Skinner, Spartacus). Jess tries to identify and track down her blackmailer while solving crimes on her home patch of Waiheke Island. A pregnant Ruby negotiates her changing relationship with boyfriend AJ (Dahnu Graham, Vegas) and her group of friends from childhood.

AVAILABLE JUNE 21

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami
Electrifying concert performances and intimate, personal footage showcase the life and talent of singer and actress Grace Jones. (2019, Documentary)

Songs My Brothers Taught Me
From Oscar-Award winning director Chloé Zhao, Songs My Brothers Taught Me follows Johnny and his sister living with their single mother on a reservation. When their absentee father dies, Johnny feels compelled to strike out for a new life in LA, but fears leaving his sister behind. (2015, Drama)

AVAILABLE JUNE 24

Innocent Season 2, Episode 1
Sally’s (Katherine Kelly, Cheat, Criminal: UK) conviction is overturned, and she is found not guilty. She’s spent the last 5 years in prison for the murder of a teenage boy – once her pupil. Now a free woman, life in her hometown has moved on. Her ex- husband is about to remarry, her friends have new lives, and her dementia suffering mother can no longer remember her. Can she find the real killer and prove her innocence?

The Gulf Season 2, Episode 4
Detective Jess Savage (Kate Elliott, Wentworth) wants to leave the past behind and make the most of her tentative new relationship with daughter Ruby (Timmie Cameron, Shortland Street) – but a blackmailer is making that impossible, threatening to expose Jess’s murder of her sexual-abuser husband Alex (Bede Skinner, Spartacus). Jess tries to identify and track down her blackmailer while solving crimes on her home patch of Waiheke Island. A pregnant Ruby negotiates her changing relationship with boyfriend AJ (Dahnu Graham, Vegas) and her group of friends from childhood.

A Discovery of Witches Creator Series
Special re-watch of A Discovery of Witches Season 1 with behind the scenes and insider clips with series author Deborah Harkness, cast and crew.

AVAILABLE JUNE 28

Boy
Set on the east coast of New Zealand in 1984, Boy, an 11-year-old child and devout Michael Jackson fan, gets a chance to know his absentee criminal father, who has returned to find a bag of money he buried years ago. From award-winning director Taika Waititi. (2010, Drama)

Pandora’s Box
Pandora’s Box is a feature-length documentary film presented by Diva International, makers of the DivaCup. Produced and directed by a primarily female crew, it takes us on a global journey through India, Uganda, the UK, and North America to explore the cultural and social subjugation of people who menstruate. Pandora’s Box asks us to lift the lid on menstruation and truly consider how eliminating period stigma can help create gender equality.


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