Infamy is a drama series created by Anna Maliszewska. The Netflix series follows the story of a 17-year-old girl, who dreams of becoming a hip-hop musician but the pressure from her family is getting in her way. Infamy is filled with brilliant emotional scenes with great music. So, if you loved the drama series here are some similar movies and shows you could watch next.
Secret Superstar (Not available in the US)
Synopsis: Secret Superstar is a 2017 Indian Hindi-language musical drama film written and directed by Advait Chandan, and produced by Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao under the studio Aamir Khan Productions. The film stars Zaira Wasim, Aamir Khan, Meher Vij and Raj Arjun. The film tells the coming-of-age story of a teenage girl who aspires to be a singer, uploading videos on YouTube while disguising her identity with a niqab, and her relationships with her mother, father and mentor. The film deals with social issues including feminism, gender equality and domestic violence.
The Breaks (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: It’s 1990s New York City at the height of rap’s “Golden Age”. Nikki lands a job as the assistant to the legendary Barry Fouray. Her best friend DeeVee is working with rapper Ahm. How far will these young people go to rise to the top of the hip-hop world?
Synopsis: Vikramaditya Motwane’s debut film, Udaan, is the story of Rohan, a teenage boy who after being abandoned for eight years in boarding school, returns home and finds himself closeted with an authoritarian father and a younger half brother who he didn’t even know existed. Udaan is Rohan’s journey as he strives to forge his own life out of his given circumstances to pursue his dream of being a writer.
On My Block (Netflix)
Synopsis: On My Block, co-created by Lauren Iungerich (Awkward), Eddie Gonzalez & Jeremy Haft, is a coming of age comedy about four bright and street-savvy friends navigating their way through the triumph, pain and the newness of high-school set in LA’s South Central neighborhood.
October Sky (Prime Video)
Synopsis: Coalwood, West Virginia, 1957. Working in the coal mines is an inescapable way of life in this small town. When high schooler Homer Hickam, Jr. (Jake Gyllenhaal) sees the Sputnik satellite in the night sky, he dares to break free of the mines and reach for the stars. With the support of his teacher (Laura Dern) and three friends, Homer sets out on an inspiring quest to build his own rocket. Overcoming a poor education, a tough father (Chris Cooper) and a series of misfires, Homer turns his dreams into reality in this incredible true story of hope, determination and triumph. “You’ll laugh with it, cry with it, and go away absolutely loving it,” says Robert Butler (Knight Ridder News Service) of the critically acclaimed October Sky.
The Get Down (Netflix)
Synopsis: Summer 1977. New York City is broken down and beaten-up. Armed only with verbal games, improvised dance steps, some markers and spray cans, this rag-tag crew of South Bronx teenagers will make a pact that becomes bigger than all of them and change their lives — and the world — forever.
Billy Elliot (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: “Two Thumbs Up!” rave Roger Ebert and Richard Roeper, Ebert & Roeper and the Movies. Billy Elliot is the heartwarming story of a young boy from a working-class family who discovers a passion that will change his life forever. Eleven-year-old miner’s son Billy Elliot is on his way to boxing lessons when he stumbles upon a ballet class. Billy secretly joins the class, knowing that his blue-collar family would never understand. Under the guidance of his teacher, Mrs. Wilkinson (Academy Award® nominee Julie Walters), Billy’s raw talent takes flight. But when his father discovers his son’s ambition, Billy must fight for his dreams and his destiny. With Oscar®-worthy performances, Rex Reed (The New York Observer) calls “a triumph!” Don’t miss Billy Elliot—the triumphant tale of one boy who reaches beyond his place in the world to follow his heart’s desire.