Indigo Girls Documentary Where to Watch? Is it on Netflix?

Indigo Girls is a 2024 American documentary film directed by Alexandria Bombach from the archival footage, interviews with the lesbian folk-rock duo, and their associates.

Set in the 80s and 90s, the movie follows the life story of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, the popular lesbian folk-rock duo was somehow ignored by the mainstream music industry, but they have rabid LGBT fans, for whom their songs became personal anthems.

The film was produced by Chicken And Egg Pictures, Impact Partners, Inmaat Productions, Multitude Films, Red Reel, and TinFish Films whereas the distribution rights are owned by Oscilloscope Laboratories and Cinetic Media.

So, the question is, where is the movie streaming now?

Indigo Girls Documentary Release Date 2024 streaming

The critically-acclaimed music documentary “Indigo Girls: It’s Only Life After All” is set for a wide streaming release on May 7, 2024. The film, which takes its name from the famous lyric in the duo’s signature song “Closer to Fine”, had a successful festival run including premiering at Sundance.

Is Indigo Girls on Netflix?

As of now, there is no information that the Indigo Girls documentary will be streaming on Netflix after its initial digital release in May 2024. Netflix does not currently have streaming rights to the film.

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Eventually you’ll be able to rent the movie digitally through VOD platforms like Amazon Prime Video, Vudu, Apple TV, Google Play and YouTube. Digital rentals usually cost around $5.99 and allow you to watch the movie for a 24-48 hour rental period.

This is a cost-effective option if you only want to watch the biographical drama once. Keep an eye on rental services in the coming months.

Does Amazon Prime have Indigo Girls movie?

Unfortunately Indigo Girls is not included in the regular subscription of Amazon Prime Video. The movie will be added in the VOD section in the future but for now, this film is not available to stream on Prime Video.

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Where to watch Indigo Girls documentary?

The Indigo Girls documentary is getting a special one-night-only theatrical release on April 10, 2024, about a month before hitting digital platforms.

Director Alexandra Bombach urged fans to see it in theaters, saying “A film about community should be seen in community.”

Moreover, you will find lots of amazing photos of the cast members on the same website that were taken during the production of the film.

For the digital home release, the documentary will be available to rent or purchase across major platforms like Amazon Prime Video, Vudu, iTunes, etc. starting May 7, 2024.

When will Indigo Girls DVD/Blu-ray be released?

While no exact date has been announced yet, we can expect the documentary “It’s Only Life After All” to be released on DVD and Blu-ray a couple of months after the initial digital rental release in May 2024. A physical media release will likely happen by late Summer 2024.

Emily Saliers in Indigo Girls documentary
Image: Courtsey of Oscilloscope Laboratories

As you know, digital copies also include access to exclusive bonus features like behind-the-scenes footage and cast interviews, it will be a great experience. Pre-orders are not yet available but you can check back with retailers like Amazon, Best Buy and Walmart as the home video street date approaches.

Till that time, you can watch Where is Wendy Williams?, One Brit Wonder, Bohemian Rhapsody, Sound of Freedom and Stylebender documentary.

Meet the Cast of Indigo Girls

The main cast of the docufilm includes Amy Ray, Emily Saliers, and Winona LaDuke.

What is Indigo Girls about?

“Indigo Girls: It’s Only Life After All” provides an inside look at the iconic folk rock duo of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers. The film celebrates their legacy as trailblazers who were among the first openly gay performers to achieve major mainstream success in the late 80s and 90s.

Amy Ray in indigo Girls documentary talking about her experience
Image: Courtsey of Oscilloscope Laboratories

While exploring their cultural impact, the documentary really shines in its intimate portrayal of the contrasting personalities that make up the singular unit. As Variety described it, the film “finds its real flavor in exploring the differences in the duo’s two very distinct personalities.”

Review of Indigo Girls Documentary

Critics have raved about “It’s Only Life After All” and its appeal even to casual fans.

Variety’s review praised how “Ray and Saliers just turn out to be a couple of women that almost anybody would want to spend a couple of hours with, whether you knew it or not from distant memories of the singers as one-time icons.”

The documentary captures why the Girls meant so much to a generation of listeners, especially in the LGBTQ community. As Variety has said, “Viewers will surely come away here with new respect for the IGs as LGBTQ OGs.”

With its celebration of the beloved folk duo’s artistic legacy and insightful personal profiles of Ray and Saliers, “Indigo Girls: It’s Only Life After All” looks to be a must-watch for longtime fans and an engaging introduction for newcomers alike.

Lakshya Kaushik

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