If you are a member of the Museum of Modern Art you can screen their prestigious 2021 Contenders series online through January 22. This year’s selection includes West Side Story, Licorice Pizza, and Nightmare Alley (among others). Many of the titles aren’t available on streaming platforms yet so consider a donation to the museum, see these films at home now, and skip the lines at MOCA when you’re next in NYC.
The 2022 Sundance Film Festival is going virtual this year, and tickets are on sale as of today. Coda, a darling from Sundance last year is available on Apple TV, and finding a new audience during awards season. Set in Boston, it’s a tale of a girl who is the only member of her family who can hear. Here is Common Sense’s review (for 13 +).