May and June 2020 in Films

I didn’t do a round up post for May due to the state of things at the beginning of June, but I do want to do the films I watched in May justice, so I am doing a two month post this month. So, after the cut you will find everything I watched in May *and* June, a breakdown by decade, and my favorites.

May:

  1. All Day and a Night
  2. The Half of It
  3. Ema
  4. Joyce at 34
  5. Becoming
  6. Selah and the Spades
  7. Clotheslines
  8. Un beau soleil intérieur (Let the Sunshine In)
  9. Carrie Pilby
  10. Loser
  11. Diabolo menthe (Peppermint Soda)
  12. Outside In
  13. Jean of the Joneses
  14. Qarib Qarib Singlle
  15. Galveston
  16. Rough Night
  17. Ophelia
  18. The Weekend
  19. Sword of Trust
  20. Paper Year
  21. Growing Up Female
  22. Janie’s Janie
  23. Betty Tells Her Story
  24. It Happens to Us
  25. Yudie
  26. Second Cousins Once Removed

June:

  1. Janine
  2. She Don’t Fade
  3. Vanilla Sex
  4. Untitled Portrait
  5. The Potluck and the Passion
  6. Greetings from Africa
  7. The Owls
  8. I Am Not A Witch
  9. A Well-Spent Life
  10. Atlantiques
  11. Snow Canon
  12. Big in Vietnam
  13. A Thousand Suns
  14. Liberian Boy
  15. Cane River
  16. And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead
  17. Get On The Bus
  18. Chris and Bernie
  19. Inside Women Inside
  20. She’s Gotta Have It
  21. Da 5 Bloods
  22. Several Friends
  23. The Horse
  24. The Final Insult
  25. Quiet as Kept
  26. My Brother’s Wedding
  27. Wasp Network
  28. Disclosure (2020)
  29. Miss Juneteenth
  30. Shirley
  31. Feel The Beat
  32. Songs My Brothers Taught Me
  33. Olivia
  34. Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

1880s: 0
1890s: 0
1900s: 0
1910s: 0
1920s: 0
1930s: 0
1940s: 0
1950s: 1
1960s: 1
1970s: 11
1980s: 4
1990s: 8
2000s: 2
2010s: 21
2020s: 12

Here are some of my favorite films I’ve watched over the last two months. All of these are available either on streaming on Netflix/Amazon/Criterion Channel or for rent on VOD.

The Half of It, 2020 (dir. Alice Wu)

Joyce at 34, 1972 (dir. Joyce Chopra & Claudia Weill)

Selah and the Spades, 2020 (dir. Tayarisha Poe)

Clotheslines, 1981 (dir. Roberta Cantow)

Growing Up Female, 1971 (dir. Julia Reichert and Jim Klein)

Janie’s Janie, 1971 (dir. Geri Ashur, Peter Barton, Marilyn Mulford, Stephanie Pawleski)

Betty Tells Her Story, 1972 (dir. Liane Brandon)

Yudie, 1974 (dir. Mirra Bank)

Atlantiques, 2009 (dir. Mati Diop)

Da 5 Bloods, 2020 (dir. Spike Lee)

Miss Juneteenth, 2020 (dir. Channing Godfrey Peoples)

Songs My Brothers Taught Me, 2015 (dir. Chloé Zhao)

Olivia, 1951 (dir. Jacqueline Audry)

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, 2020 (dir. David Dobkin)

I saw lots of great films over the last two months. I know people are missing movie theaters, but there are PLENTY of films – brand new and super old – available on streaming services. Hit me up on Twitter (@oldfilmsflicker) if you ever need a rec!

About cinemafanatic

Cinephile to the max.

Posted on July 1, 2020, in 2020 in Films and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I just watched Eurovision with Wil Ferrell and Rachel McAdams. I wasn’t expecting to like it as much as I did. Loved the songs actually 😊 and those naughty elves.

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