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

21st November 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 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.

A United Kingdom – Romantic drama -2016 - Rated 12

A united kingdom tells the true story of a black king from Africa falling in love with and marrying a white woman from the UK during the early 1900s. The movie displays their fight against the current trends of that era whilst handling the cultural pressures that come from a biracial relationship.

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 Last Tree - Drama - 2019 - Rated 15

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.