As the hotter weather has well and truly arrived in the UAE, opting for indoor activities during the hotter months is always wise.
This is where your Netflix subscription will come in handy. With many new binge-worthy series and documentaries launching in the month of June, it’s the ideal time to make a date with your couch and television.
Breaking Boundaries – The Science of Our Planet, June 4
Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, this 75-minute film follows the scientific journey of Professor Johan Rockström, a world-renowned scientist. The programme focuses on humanity surpassing the boundaries that have kept earth stable for over 10,000 years, since the dawn of humanity. By telling the story of the most significant scientific discovery of our time, award-winning filmmakers Silverback Films, the team behind the landmark Our Planet series, and David Attenborough attempt to take the audience on a journey of how to keep the planet alive by introducing sustainable solutions, not just for the stability of the planet but also for the future of humanity.
Tragic Jungle, June 9
Set in 1920, on the border between Mexico and Belize immersed in the Mayan jungle, a lawless territory where myths abound, a group of Mexican gum workers cross paths with Agnes, a mysterious young Belizean woman. Her presence incites tension among the men, arousing their fantasies and desires. Filled with new vigour, they face their destiny without knowing that they have woken up Xtabay, a legendary being that lurks in the heart of the jungle.
Fresh, fried & crispy, June 9
Daym Drops, one of the most prominent food reviewers on YouTube, is travelling the USA to find the best undiscovered fried food dishes from street food and home kitchens to fancy restaurants. With more than 250 million views on YouTube, Daym Drops takes viewers to San Diego following his experience trying deep-fried Oreos alongside many other dishes whilst he’s on the hunt for the crispest bite in the States.
Black Summer Season 2, June 17
Following on from the first season, winter approaches carrying new challenges during the zombie apocalypse leaving scavengers frantic and militias more violent than ever.
Fatherhood, June 18
Kevin Hart stars as a widower in this heartwarming, humorous and moving true story which focuses on how his character takes on the role of fatherhood.
Good on Paper, June 23
Andrea Singer is a comedian who always put her career first, that is until she meets Dennis whos captivating charm disrupts her guard. Margot, Andrea’s best friend isn’t convinced and makes it her mission to uncover Dennis’ reality.
Somos, June 30
An explosive investigative article by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ginger Thompson inspired Somos. Following the stories of people within the small town of Allende in the days leading up to a shocking massacre, Somos tells the stories of drug wars from the victim’s perspective after their lives were changed forever, without forewarning, when their town was struck by a DEA operation that went tragically wrong.
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