What to Watch in July

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Indignation

Two breakout films from the 2016 Sundance Film Festival come to theaters this July and feature parallels that begin and end with their Ohio-set storylines. In director James Schamus' moody adaptation of Philip Roth's Indignation, Marcus Messner (Logan Lerman) is a headstrong atheist and outlier at an Ohio Christian college where his intrigue with an unstable young woman sweeps him from his previously well-polished identity. Opposite of Schamus' scholarly effort is a street-smart drama from newcomer Steven Cable Jr. that sees a group of skateboarding teens attempting to sell their way out of their blighted upbringing in Cleveland after coming up on a stash of pills. Below, check out of all this month's Sundance-supported releases hitting theaters and digital platforms this month.

In Theaters

Friday, July 1

Life, Animated, directed by Roger Ross Williams


The Innocents, directed by Anne Fontaine


Friday, July 8

Captain Fantastic, directed by Matt Ross


Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You, directed by Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady


Friday, July 29

The Land, directed by Steven Caple Jr.


Gleason, directed by Clay Tweel


Equity, directed by Meera Menon


Tallulah, directed by Sian Heder


Indignation, directed by James Schamus


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Indignation