3 New Indie Movies To Stream Today – ‘Five Star’ ‘Little Loopers’ & ‘Seashore’

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Five Star – on demand & in theaters
A member of the notorious Bloods since he was 12 years old – both in the film and in real life — Primo takes John, the son of his slain mentor, under his wing, versing him in the code of the streets. Set in East New York, FIVE STAR blends documentary and fictional storytelling as director Keith Miller carefully avoids worn clichés of gang culture to offer a compelling portrait of two men forced to confront the question of what it really means to be a man.

Little Loopers 2Little Loopers – on demand
After reacting violently during one of his matches, Hutch McGee has retired from the professional golf circuit and fallen into a cycle of drinking and depression. When the lovely and confident director of the local club team asks him to coach the “Little Loopers,” he isn’t exactly enthused. However, the team takes a liking to Hutch and they begin to learn and grow together, both as individuals and golf players. With a boost of confidence from the kids, Hutch not only guides them all the way to the championship tournament, he manages to pull himself back together, ultimately making it back onto the pro-tour and winning the heart of the lovely club director in the meantime…

seashoreSeashore – on demand
Friends since childhood, Brazilian teenagers Martin (Mateus Almada) and Tomaz (Mauricio Barcellos) have since grown apart. When Martin’s grandfather dies, Tomaz journeys with him on a special mission to the windswept coastal town where the estranged family of his grandfather still lives. There, in an abandoned seaside house, secrets are shared, old family wounds are re-opened, and the boys are challenged to sort out for themselves the meanings of friendship, independence, and love in a suddenly adult world.


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Toe Tag Parole: To Live and Die on Yard A – HBO Monday Doc
TOE TAG PAROLE: TO LIVE AND DIE ON YARD A focuses on the 600 men living at The Progressive Programming Facility, who seek self-improvement and spiritual growth through education, art and music therapy, religious services and participation in peer-group sessions. The film features interviews with three of the inmates – sentenced to life at ages 14, 16 and 17 – who describe growing up within the prison walls.