What Happened, Miss Simone? An illuminating documentary on the late jazz and soul singer Nina Simone. Combining never-before-heard recordings, rare archive footage and her best-known songs, this tells the story of the extraordinary singer and her magical voice. Director Liz Garbus paints a picture of a singer struggling to reconcile her artistic ambition with her devotion to the burgeoning civil rights movements. A must for fans new and old.
Orange is the New Black Series three of the acclaimed comedy drama series recently came to Netflix. It stars Taylor Schilling as Piper Chapman, who's convicted of a crime from her past and sent to a women's prison where she meets an eccentric group of inmates. It earned an unprecedented 12 Primetime Emmy Award nominations for its first season. If you're yet to watch it, now's the time to find out what all the fuss is about.
Sense8 This series is made by the Wachowski brothers – those behind The Matrix – and sees eight strangers from eight cities around the world develop a psychic and emotional bond with each other once they experience what the others feel. They're able to access each other's knowledge, languages and skills. It stars Tuppence Middleton, Doona Bae and Daryl Hannah, and has a nice mix of emotional moments and jumping about with guns.