When will Knock Down the House drop on Netflix? The doco with 100% on rotten tomatoes!

When will Knock Down the House drop on Netflix? The doco with 100% on rotten tomatoes!

The Knock the House Down Netflix release date has officially been confirmed, so let’s take a look at one of 2019’s essential new documentaries.

It’s being billed as one of the year’s very best documentaries. Critics have hailed it after seeing it on the festival circuit.

It even has 100% on Rotten Tomatoes! So, let’s take a look.

Knock Down the House, dir. Rachel Lears, Netflix 2019

What is it about?

Knock Down the House chronicles four women who decided to run for Congress in the 2018 U.S. elections.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (New York), Cori Bush (Missouri), Paula Jean Swearengin (West Virginia) and Amy Vilela (Nevada).

Ocasio-Cortez went on to win the election. So, the documentary should prove insightful and informative.

Director Rachel Lears began working on the project the day after Donald Trump was elected.

Knock Down the House dir. Rachel Lears, Netflix 2019

Knock Down the House: Life before Netflix

The film has been screened at South by Southwest Film Festival, True/False Film Festival, Athena Film Festival, and crucially, Sundance Film Festival 2019.

It screened there on January 27th and won the U.S. Documentary Audience Award and the Festival Favourite Award.

It was a no-brainer for Netflix to acquire the rights to distribute the film.

Knock Down the House: Netflix release date

The Knock Down the House Netflix release date is May 1st, 2019.

It’s definitely one you won’t want to miss!

As well as a perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes, it boasts an impressive 79% on Metacritic. Then there’s a 6.6 on IMDb, which will surely increase once the documentary reaches Netflix audiences.



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