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5 National Lottery funded films you can watch on Netflix right now

21st Tachwedd 2019

With 1000s of films and TV shows, Netflix is the first choice for a lot of people when looking for some entertainment. With so much choice, it can often be a struggle to come across something you actually want to watch, so why not watch a film that you’ve had a role in making? Loads of films are films are funded by National Lottery players, here are 5 you can watch right now on Netflix:

Been So Long - 2018 - Rated 15

This one is for those who love musicals. Set in Camden, it features a single mother (Michaela Cole) who falls in love with a troubled stranger (Arinzé Kene) on a night out.

Kingdom of Us – Documentary - 2017 - Rated 15

This sensitive documentary filmed over three years by grieving wife Vikie Shanks, gives us an insight into a family coping with the tragic loss of a husband and father to suicide. This film premiered at the 2017 BFI Film Festival.

Journey’s End – Historical drama -2017 - Rated 12

Set during World War One, it follows a team of British officers who are led by a young officer as he battles some mental issues. Journey’s end is based on RC Sherriff’s classic play of the same name.

The Kings Speech - Historical drama - 2010 - Rated 12

Based on a true story, the king's speech follows the relationship between King George VI and his speech therapist as he seeks to overcome a stammer in time to deliver a wartime speech to the nation.

The Boy who harnessed the wind - Drama - 2019 - Rated PG

The Last Tree shows the conflict as a young boy is moved from a rural upbringing with a foster parent and returned to his biological mother in London. He deals with the changes in culture and builds new relationships as a teenager in his new location.


More than £30 million goes to good causes from The National Lottery across the country every week, making vital projects like these possible.