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Safer At Home And Chill

Posted March 30, 2020 by Amanda Liaw

One thing we're really thankful for during this time is the truly wide variety of content that's available online to keep our spirits up and our minds open. We've put together 8 of our top picks that we're excited to share!

  • Marvel's Hero Project, a Disney+ original series that reveals the positive change several young, real life heroes are making in their own communities.
  • Film Independent's Spirit Awards Shorts Program, a weekly curated list of short films by independent filmmakers
  • She Did That, a feature-length documentary on Netflix about black female entrepreneurs.
  • East Los High, a Hulu original series about a group of teens who are navigating their final years at a fictional high school in East Los Angeles.
  • Gentefied, a Netflix series that follows Mexican-American cousins as they try to save their grandfather's taco shop while gentrification shakes up their LA neighborhood.
  • The Farewell, a film celebrating family that's based on an actual lie, following a Chinese-American woman played by Awkwafina.
  • Los Angeles Plays Itself, a documentary that explores the tangled relationship between movies and Los Angeles as seen through these movies. It's available to stream for free on Kanopy, which is accessible with a Los Angeles Public Library card.
  • The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez, a Netflix series reporting on the case of Gabriel Fernandez and how it exposes the failures of multiple Los Angeles County departments.