As we continue our new normal at home, here's your weekly round up all the fresh lo-fi movies and trailers that you can watch and stream right now.
Beyond the Theater: New Indies Now Streaming on a Platform Near You
Noovie's Streaming Pick: Vivarium - A young couple (Jesse Eisenberg and Imogen Poots) looking to find a nice place to live, stumble upon an idealistic suburban neighborhood where all the houses are the same. Only problem is all roads lead right back to their open house.
Crip Camp - From executive producers Barack and Michelle Obama comes this doc that explores a groundbreaking summer camp in New York's Catskills for teens with disabilities that helped galvanize a movement in the 1970s.
Now streaming on: Netflix
Portrait of a Lady on Fire - In the 1770s, a young artist (Noémie Merlant) is commissioned to paint the portrait of a young woman (Adèle Haenel) for her wedding. As they spend more and more time together, strong, life changes develop between the two.
Now streaming on: Hulu
Downhill - In this American remake of Ruben Östlund's 2014 drama "Force Majeure," a married couple's (Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus) life is thrown into disarray when an avalanche disrupts their family vacation in the Alps.
Banana Split - After a messy breakup, April (Hannah Marks) strikes up a friendship with the girl (Liana Liberato) dating her ex.
Hot Indie Trailers
The Other Lamb - A young woman born into an all-woman cult questions the teachings of her leader.
The Wretched - A teenage boy, struggling with his parents' divorce, goes head-to-head with the woman living next door, who isn't exactly what she seems to be.
More to Watch
Looking for more great movies to stream? Recent theatrical hits like "1917" and "Just Mercy" are now available to rent.
We're tracking all the release date shifts, postponements, cancellations and other movie news during these unprecedented times. We are updating this in real time, as news breaks.
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