Lemonade! Loved Beyoncé's Lemonade Album? Well You'll Love These Nine Films.

When Life Gives You LEMONS?

You make an album that's so deeply personal, it resonates with millions of people around world. Beyoncé opens up about love, infidelity, blackness and black history and culture. It's only fitting that we recommend nine films that play within the themes of the album, and are sure to resonate with you in some shape or form.

Daughters of the Dust

Three generations of Gullah women belonging to the Peazant family who live on St. Helena Island in South Carolina decide to migrate to the North.


Ada, who is betrothed to Omar, is deeply in love with Souleiman. However, when Omar dies due to a fire on his wedding day, his fiancee, Ada, is suspected of being involved in his death

Small Axe: Lovers Rock

A single evening at a house party in 1980s West London sets the scene, developing intertwined relationships against a background of violence, romance and music.

Farewell Amor

An Angolan woman and her daughter reunite with her husband after spending 17 years in exile. Now strangers, they find common ground in their shared love of dance.


Entrepreneur Fox Rich spends the last two decades campaigning for the release of her husband, Rob G. Rich, who is serving a 60-year prison sentence for a robbery they both committed in the early 1990s in a moment of desperation.

Sylvie's Love

Sylvie has a summer romance with a saxophonist who takes a summer job at her father's record store in Harlem; when they reconnect years later, they discover that their feelings for each other have not faded with the years.


Marieme joins an all-girl gang in the projects of Paris and is slowly turned out of her shell by her three sassy neighbours. As she falls further under their bravado and volatile energy, she begins making brave and foolish choices.


A young screenwriter returns home to write a script about his childhood, and finds an unrecognisable neighbourhood.

Eve's Bayou

Over the course of a long, hot Louisiana summer, a 10-year-old black girl, Eve Batiste, discovers that her family's affluent existence is merely a facade. The philandering of her suave doctor father, Louis, creates a rift, throwing Eve's mother, Roz, and teenage sister, Cisely, into emotional turmoil. Eve, though, manages to find some solace with her quirky psychic aunt, Mozelle.