New on Netflix: January 2019

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Netflix Originals

1 JANUARY  2019

COMEDIANS of the world: South Africa – NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES

This global, first-of-its-kind, series will showcase 47 comedians from 13 regions in 8 languages in an unprecedented stand-up comedy experience. The ground-breaking series will feature a range of stand-up specials from comedians diverse in style, gender and ethnicity. Get ready to start the new year off with a laugh!

4 JANUARY 2019

Lionheart – NETFLIX ORIGINAL WEEKLY SERIES

When her father falls ill, Adaeze steps up to run the family business — alongside her uncle — and prove herself in a male-dominated world.

And Breathe Normally –  NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM

An Icelandic single mom struggling with poverty and a Guinea-Bissauan asylum seeker facing deportation find their lives intertwined in unexpected ways.

A Series of Unfortunate Events: Season 3 –  NETFLIX ORIGINAL KIDS & FAMILY SERIES

In the series’ third and final act, the Baudelaires will stop at nothing to solve the mysteries of the VFD and end Count Olaf’s relentless pursuit.

9 JANUARY 2019

GODZILLA The Planet Eater – NETFLIX ORIGINAL ANIME

With the earth alliance weakened, Haruo weighs siding with the Exif, whose death cult is summoning a monster that can destroy the world.

10 JANUARY  2019

When Heroes Fly – NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES

Years after a bitter falling out, four Israeli military veterans reunite and travel to Colombia in search of a loved one they’d presumed to be dead.

11 JANUARY  2019

Sex Education – NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES

Meet Otis Milburn – an inexperienced, socially awkward high school student who lives with his mother, a sex therapist. Surrounded by manuals, videos and tediously open conversations about sex, Otis is a reluctant expert on the subject. When his home life is revealed at school, Otis realizes that he can use his specialist knowledge to gain status. He teams up with Maeve, a whip-smart bad-girl, and together they set up an underground sex therapy clinic to deal with their fellow students’ weird and wonderful problems. Through his analysis of teenage sexuality, Otis realises he may need some therapy of his own.

Titans – NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES

Led by Batman’s former protégé Robin, a group of teen heroes forms to fight crime while wrestling with their inner demons.

18 JANUARY  2019

Star Trek: Discovery: Season 2 – NETFLIX ORIGINAL WEEKLY SERIES

Mysterious events in different regions of the galaxy launch Discovery on a new mission with a temporary captain: Christopher Pike of the Enterprise.

Carmen Sandiego – NETFLIX ORIGINAL KIDS & FAMILY 

Carmen Sandiego returns in this series that follows her new international capers as well as past escapades that led to her becoming a super thief.

IO – NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM

One of the last survivors on Earth, a teen races to cure her poisoned planet before the final shuttle to a distant space colony leaves her stranded.

Soni – NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM

While fighting crimes against women in Delhi, a short-fused policewoman and her level-headed female boss grapple with gender issues in their own lives.

Close – NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM

To protect an heiress from highly trained kidnappers, a lone security expert must unravel a sinister plot — while striving to stay alive.

FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened – NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY

The Fyre Festival was billed as a luxury music experience full of social media influencers on a posh island, but the reality was far from the promises.

24 JANUARY  2019

Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes – NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY

Get a unique look inside the mind of an infamous serial killer with this cinematic self-portrait crafted from statements made by Ted Bundy.

25 JANUARY  2019

Black Earth Rising  – NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES

A contemporary thriller that follows the difficult journey of a woman, a Rwandan orphaned by the genocide, raised in London by an adopted mother, trying to discover the truth of her past. The series examines the West’s relationship with Africa, set in a world of prosecution of war crimes.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Season 4 Part 2

Kimmy faces new challenges as the head of HR for tech startup Giztoob. Meanwhile, Jacqueline signs Titus to her fledgling talent agency, White Talent.

Kingdom – NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES

In a kingdom defeated by corruption and famine, a mysterious rumour of the king’s death spreads as does a strange plague that renders the infected immune to death and hungry for flesh. The crown prince, fallen victim to a conspiracy, sets out on a journey to unveil the evil behind it all and save his people.

Polar – NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM

A retiring assassin suddenly finds himself on the receiving end of a hit, contracted by none other than his own employer seeking to cash in on the pensions of aging employees.

Animas – NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM

When her best friend starts acting odd after a strange accident, a young woman descends into a living hell where nightmare and reality are blurred.

29 JANUARY  2019

High Society – NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM

A deputy curator of a chaebol-funded art gallery and her husband, a politically ambitious economics professor, will do anything to join the über-elite.

31 JANUARY  2019

Pose – NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES

Set in the 1980s in New York City, Pose is a dance musical that explores the juxtaposition of different segments of society in New York.

Licenced titles coming to Netflix in January

Prison Break: Season 1-5 1/1/2019

How I Met Your Mother: Season 1-9- 1/1/2019

Homeland: Season 1-6 1/1/2019

Family Guy: Season 12-16 1/1/2019

Marvel Studios Doctor Strange 13/01/2019

Suits: Season 7 14/1/2019

Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life 16/1/2019

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World 18/1/2019

Pitch Perfect 18/1/2019

American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace 20/1/2019

Disney’s Moana 21/1/2019

Arrival – 22/1/2019

Last Updated: December 21, 2018

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