June is coming in HOT with a fresh slate of titles ready for you to lay your eyes on. 

Indulge in an inspiring documentary about a Canadian icon, a new drama led by Lily Gladstone, a series with a feminist twist on history, fresh episodes of Bridgerton, and plenty of queer titles to celebrate Pride Month. 

Here are our June picks for must-see film and TV:

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Am I Ok?

Best friends Lucy and Jane think they know everything there is to know about each other. But when Jane announces she’s moving to London, and Lucy realizes she’s a lesbian, their friendship is thrown into chaos. Directed by Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne,  Am I Ok? was an official selection of the Sundance Film Festiva. Dakota Johnson stars as Lucy, who navigates coming out and dating women in her 30s with the help of Jane (Sonoya Mizuno).

Release Date: June 6

Where to Watch: Crave

I Used to Be Funny

Rachel Sennott stars in this dark dramedy film as Sam, a young standup comedian and au pair living in Toronto and struggling with PTSD. Written and directed by Ally Pankiw, this film follows Sam as she considers joining the search for the missing girl she used to nanny. After premiering last year at SXSW, I Used to Be Funny will be released in theatres this month.

Release Date: June 7

Where to Watch: In Theatres

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In the new drama Longing, Richard Gere stars as Daniel Bloch, a wealthy New York bachelor who discovers his ex-girlfriend (Suzanne Clément) gave birth to his son, Allen, after they split up 20 years ago. Two weeks ago, Allen died in a tragic car crash. Daniel travels to Canada, where he meets Allen’s teacher Alice (Diane Kruger). As some truths about Allen and Alice’s relationship are revealed, Daniel grapples with grief and all the afflictions that come with parenthood. Check out our exclusive premiere of a clip from Longing!

Release Date: June 7

Where to Watch: In theatres

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Bridgerton Season 3, Part 2

After the first part of Season 3 concluded with a steamy cliffhanger, Bridgerton fans are eagerly waiting the release of Part 2. There are many stories brewing in the Ton that need to be resolved. Will Penelope and Colin’s relationship continue to blossom? What will Lady Whistledown have to say? What about the new romances brewing for Francesca and Benedict? Is there hope for Eloise and Penelope to reconcile? Find out in Part 2!

Release Date: June 13

Where to Watch: Netflix

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Outstanding: A Comedy Revolution

This Pride Month, don’t miss the first-ever feature-length documentary to explore the history of queer standup comedy. With interviews, memorable stand-up performances, and more, Outstanding: A Comedy Revolution reveals how queer comedians have changed the world, driving social change one joke at a time. Featured LGBTQ+ comedians include Lily Tomlin, Sandra Bernhard, Wanda Sykes, Hannah Gadsby, Tig Notaro, Rosie O’Donnell, Margaret Cho, and Trixie Mattel, among others.

Release Date: June 18

Where to Watch: Netflix

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Black Barbie

Jump back into the world of Barbie this month with this fascinating documentary from Shondaland, telling the story behind the first Black Barbie, and how three Black women at Mattel made the doll a reality. With insider interviews and charismatic retellings, this documentary shares another chapter of the iconic doll, and highlights the life-changing impact of true representation.

Release Date: June 19

Where to Watch: Netflix

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I Am: Celine Dion

This inspirational documentary is a raw and honest portrait of Canadian superstar Celine Dion, giving viewers a behind-the-scenes look at her struggle with the life-altering Stiff Person Syndrome. Highlighting the music that has guided her life, the film serves as a love letter to Dion’s fans. Directed by Academy Award nominee Irene Taylor, this tribute to a Canadian icon is a must-see.

Release Date: June 25 

Where to Watch: Prime Video

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My Lady Jane

My Lady Jane is retelling history the way it should have happened: the damsel in distress saves herself. This is an epic tale of true love and high adventure, centred on Lady Jane Grey, the young Tudor noblewoman who was Queen of England for nine days in 1553…before she was beheaded. Set in an alternate Tudor universe, this 8-episode series blends action, history, fantasy, comedy, and romance. 

Release Date: June 27

Where to Watch: Prime Video

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Fancy Dance

Academy Award nominee Lily Gladstone stars in the compelling drama Fancy Dance. Since her sister’s disappearance, Jax (Gladstone) has cared for her niece, Roki (Isabel Deroy-Olson). The pair hits the road to track down Roki’s mother in time for an upcoming powwow, but what begins as a search soon unravels into a far deeper exploration of the treatments of Indigenous women in a colonized world.

Release Date: June 28

Where to Watch: Apple TV+

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A Family Affair

Nicole Kidman, Joey King and Zac Efron star in A Family Affair, described by director Richard Lagravenese as “a coming of age story for three different characters at three different stages of their lives.” When Zara walks in on her mother and her movie star boss in bed together, the trio faces complications of love, sex, and identity. Also featuring Liza Koshy and Kathy Bates, there are plenty of comic consequences and awkward moments in store with this movie.

Release Date: June 28

Where to Watch: Netflix

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PLUS: Celebrate Pride Month with Collections on Crave, CBC Gem & MUBI

Stream some quality queer content this month! With a mix of films and series, classics and new releases, and voices from across the LGBTQ+ community, here are the titles you can stream this June to celebrate Pride Month.

Crave: Season 4 of We’re Here, Season 9 of Rupaul’s Drag Race All Stars, Something You Said Last Night, Somebody Somewhere, Lil Nas X Long Live Montero, The L Word: Generation Q, The Stroll, and more.

CBC Gem: Canada’s A Drag, Please Like Me, Season 1 Of Killing Eve, Casa Susanna, Not Your Average Family, Blue Jean, Tangerine, and more.

MUBI: The Last Year Of Darkness, Casa Roshell, Maurice’s Bar, and more plus LGBTQ+ films available year-round including Passages, Great Freedom, and Girlfriends and Girlfriends.