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Sick Of Summer Blockbusters? Here Are The Latest Indie Movies To Check Out

#1: Deidra & Laney Rob a Train
This Netflix original premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, and is now available on Netflix. The story follows sisters Deidra and Laney, who, after their mother ends up in jail, plans a slew of train robberies to bail their mother out and keep themselves afloat. The comedy-crime-drama film is funny and heartwarming. Netflix Image: Deidra & Laney Rob a Train’s Facebook See: The new TV premieres from Netflix and others that you should not miss this May   #2: Bjork: Biophilia Live (17 June)
If you’ve always wanted to catch Bjork live but never had the chance to, this is a close second – indie cinema The Projector is showing Bjork: Biophilia Live, the concert film that was filmed on Bjork’s Biophilia Tour in 2013. It premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2014, and was well-received by critics. 9pm, The Projector, #05-00 Golden Mile Tower. $11 – $13.50 per ticket Image: Bjork See: Way before Gaga, there was Bjork: some of her most memorable looks ever #3: Le Concert (20 June)
If you’re a music lover, this film is for you – this French comedy-drama film is about Andrei Simoniovich Filipov, a famous conductor of the Bolshoi orchestra who got fired when he hired Jewish musicians. Thirty years on and now a lowly janitor, he plans to gather his former players to stage a performance in Paris in place of the current Bolshoi orchestra. 8pm, Alliance française de Singapour, 1 Sarkies Road. $7 – $9 per ticket Image: Le Concert’s Facebook #4: The Beguiled (27 July)
Director Sofia Coppola brought home the Best Director award at the Cannes Film Festival last month for this thriller-drama, becoming the second woman in history to do so. Starring big names like Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell, Elle Fanning and Kirsten Dunst, this film revolves around a group of women at an all-female Southern boarding house vying for the attention of an injured solider. Visit www.gv.com.sg for more information Image: The Beguiled’s Facebook See: 5 movies from the Cannes Film Festival 2017 you should not miss #5: The Big Sick (20 Aug)
One of the biggest breakouts from the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, this rom-com features a screenplay by American-Pakistani comedian Kumail Nanjiani and his wife Emily Gordon, based on their real-life relationship. The film deals with heavy and complex issues such as cultural differences and illness, with just the right amount of maturity and humour. 730pm, Films At The Fort, Fort Canning Park. $27.80+ per ticket Image: The Big Sick’s Facebook   Like this? Check out all the latest (and coolest) Apple launches and updates to know, beat the afternoon slump with these power snacks and beverages and meat lovers: this is your next go-to restaurant to get your cravings satisfied.