Next to Christmas, everyone knows the most wonderful times of the year are indeed Fridays. Just try to name a better way to spend your Friday than cozying up solo, or with a loved one, to enjoy some amazing entertainment. In case you were conflicted about what you’re going to watch this weekend, JETflix has got you covered with films and TV shows to tune in to!
No No: A Dockumentary
Dock Ellis pitched a no-hitter on LSD and his outspoken style created conflict and controversy in the 1970s. No No: A Dockumentary tells his story of handling the spotlight and his personal life. The film was released back in 2014, but has recently been added to Netflix. Check out the movie here.
All Is by My Side
Starring Andre Benjamin, All Is by My Side tells the story Jimi Hendrix. The biopic is based on Hendrix’s life and the personal battles he faced. The plot follows his life as a back-up guitarist in New York who later finds stardom. The film was written and directed by Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave screenwriter John Ridley. Check out this movie on Netflix.
“One woman, stepping into a mess of political, racial and sexual power plays..Makes for rapt viewing.”
Anita Hill’s graphic testimony was a turning point for gender equality in the U.S. and ignited a political firestorm about sexual misconduct and power in the workplace that resonates still today. Anita: Speaking Truth To Power tells the story of his pivotal African-American lawyer. Check out the movie on Netflix.