What to Expect this September on Netflix 2020

The flowers aren’t the only thing in bloom this September. This month on Netflix we have a bouquet of content coming your way. Ryan Murphy’s highly anticipated Ratched is a suspenseful drama series that tells the origin story of asylum nurse Mildred Ratched. The series stars Sarah Paulson as Mildred Ratched and Cynthia Nixon as Gwendolyn Briggs. Hillary swank stars in Away,  a thrilling, emotional drama. The series follows a group of astronauts who must make personal sacrifices in order to be a part of incredible advancement in science, as they prepare for the world’s first trip to Mars. All this and more coming to Netflix. 

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Zuluman Man With Some Power Takes Japan – 9/25/2020

This 48-minute documentary will give fans a glimpse into their much loved Durban-born rapper. Nasty C shares in some of the humbling parts of his Japanese escape, the normalcy and simplicity his celebrity doesn’t afford him in Africa. “I felt safe on the streets, I took the cab, I felt normal and I loved that experience.” said the Palm Trees star. The kindness of the locals is one of the things that stood out for him even with the language barrier.

Still Born – 9/30/2020

In a world where simulated reality is the mainstay of a dystopian population, a disaffected layman named Nobomi SX1 embarks on a perilous mission to free herself from the chains of her vapid existence by attempting to enter an exclusive virtual reality game with the intention of never returning.

The Virgin Vegan – 9/30/2020

After spending 3 years in England completing her MBA studies, golden girl Thato has returned to her family who owns a butchery, with a new diet. She’s a vegan. At her welcome home dinner party, all is revealed…but not all is understood. A VEGAAN? VEGEEN? VIRGIN?? Misunderstanding and misinterpreting her new lifestyle as a vegan for the word ‘virgin’ her family want to believe she’s changed her diet due to her virtue. They applaud her for her chastity but encourage her to eat some ‘real’ food to regain all that weight lost due to her UK student brokeness. They realise her changed attitude towards food but cannot fathom the decision not to eat certain loved foods, especially MEAT. Bombarded by her uncle’s monologue lectures, and her little brother’s negative taunts, her liberal aunt decides that the only way to release Thato’s dietary tension is to get her laid. So her childhood friend chubby Jabu is secretly invited to try and spark a romance and possibly correct the…

Nothing for Mahala – 9/11/2020

This movie is a sophisticated, illuminating and life-affirming human comedy about growing old gracefully, staying true to yourself as a human being and keeping promises.

Coming from Insanity – 9/11/2020  (Nigerian)

In the mid-nineties, a 12-year-old boy (KOSSI) with genius-level intelligence, is one of many children trafficked through the Nigerian borders from Togo. He ends up with the MARTINS, an upper-middle-class family of 4 in Lagos. At their home, he will work overtime for his meals and shelter as a houseboy. Fast forward to the present day, Kossi is still a houseboy with the Martins. He dreams of a better life, but with barely any education, he knows his future is compromised. He relies on his natural abilities and talent to carve out a way for himself, soon discovering the art of counterfeit money printing and floating the most flawless counterfeit dollars this side of the world. Now out on his own, he employs the services of a few friends and grows the operation substantially, landing him on the radar of a young determined agent at the EFCC who will stop at nothing to bring him to justice.

International Content

Ratched – Netflix Original Series 9/18/2020

This dramatic prequel to “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” follows the character Nurse Ratched.

Away – Netflix Original Series  9/04/2020  

As she embarks on a treacherous mission to Mars commanding an international crew, Emma Green must leave her husband and teen daughter behind.

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Chef’s Table: BBQ – Netflix Original Doc 9/2/2020

The Emmy-nominated food series shifts its focus to the art of barbecue, featuring accomplished chefs from the US, Australia and Mexico.

Enola HolmesNetflix Original Film 9/23/2020

When Enola Holmes — Sherlock’s teen sister — discovers her mother missing, she sets off to find her, becoming a super-sleuth in her own right as she outwits her famous brother and unravels a dangerous conspiracy around a mysterious young Lord.

The Babysitter: Killer Queen – Netflix Original Film 9/10/2020

Two years after defeating a satanic cult led by his babysitter Bee, Cole’s trying to forget his past and focus on surviving high school. But when old enemies unexpectedly return, Cole will once again have to outsmart the forces of evil.

Baby: Season 3 – Netflix Original Series 9/16/2020 

Chiara and Ludovica form an unlikely friendship as they struggle to find their place and search for love at a high school in an exclusive Rome neighbourhood.

American Murder: The Family Next Door – Netflix Original Doc 9/30/2020

The true-crime story of Chris Watts and the murder of his wife and two young daughters is told through the camera footage that led to his capture.

Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father: Season 4 – Netflix Original Series 9/22/2020

Jovial comic Jack Whitehall and his stuffy father, Michael, chronicle more travel misadventures in another season of this unscripted comedy.

Lara and the Beat – 9/7/2020  (Nigerian)

Lara and the Beat is a coming of age movie about the young and beautiful Giwa sisters caught in the center of a financial scandal with their late parents’ Media Empire. The sisters are forced out of their privileged bubble and must learn to build their own future – through music and enterprise – to salvage their family’s Legacy.

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World 9/4/2020

Scott Pilgrim plays in a band which aspires to success. He dates Knives Chau, a high-school girl five years younger, and he hasn’t recovered from being dumped by his former girlfriend, now a success with her own band. When Scott falls for Ramona Flowers, he has trouble breaking up with Knives and tries to romance Ramona. As if juggling two women wasn’t enough, Ramona comes with baggage: seven ex-lovers, with each of whom Scott must do battle to the death in order to win Ramona.

My Best Friend’s Wedding 9/1/2020

A woman who, by a promise made years earlier, is supposed to marry her best friend in three weeks, even though she doesn’t want to. When she finds out that he’s marrying someone else, she becomes jealous and tries to break off the wedding.

The First Wives Club 9/1/2020

A woman who, by a promise made years earlier, is supposed to marry her best friend in three weeks, even though she doesn’t want to. When she finds out that he’s marrying someone else, she becomes jealous and tries to break off the wedding.