Indie Fresh List

Indie Fresh List: I Carry You With Me, Werewolves Within, and Rebel Hearts

Check out the latest Fresh indie releases, including what's in theaters, what's on VOD and streaming, and what's coming soon.

by | June 25, 2021 | Comments

Join us weekly as Rotten Tomatoes reports on what’s indie features are streaming. From promising releases by new voices to experimental efforts from storied filmmakers – or perhaps the next indie darling to go the distance for end-of-year accolades – we will break it all down for you here each week.

This week for our Indie Fresh List, we have a werewolf horror-comedy, a sweeping romance between two undocumented immigrants, and a documentary that profiles a group of socially conscious nuns from the 1960s who fought the patriarchy of the Catholic Church.

New This Weekend

I Carry You With Me (2020)


Jesus Camp director Heidi Ewing makes her narrative debut with I Carry You With Me, a heartfelt LGBTQ drama that follows two men, Iván and Gerardo, as they meet, fall in love, and travel to the states from Mexico in search of a better life. It’s a sweeping romance that follows the pair in chapters from their childhood up to the present day, and it won the Sundance NEXT Innovator Award and the audience award for its category. Carlos Aguilar wrote for Remezcla, “Ravishing and unshakable, Ewing’s authentic film feels like the crossbreed between a painful memory and a hopeful dream about a place, a relationship and a fight for acceptance that’s not political but entirely humanistic.”

Playing select theaters.

Werewolves Within (2021)


Highly rated horror-comedies are always a fun watch, but when you add in werewolves, things just get even better. Werewolves Within utilizes this formula and serves as a whodunit and a what-dunit. Moreover, this is worthy watch whether or not you were a fan of the VR game on which it’s based. If you’re into Among Us, you would also feel right at home; just add a werewolf into the mix. Stacked with an all-star cast of comedy/improv heavyweights led by Veep‘s Sam Richardson, Werewolves Within is “a new comedy classic whodunnit in the honored tradition of Clue [that] finds the laughs in the jump scare and brings back the uproarious joy of the ‘it’s behind you!’ creeping fright,” writes Richard Whittaker of the Austin Chronicle.

Playing Select theaters.

Rebel Hearts (2021)


A group not known for political activism in the 1960s, the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary fought an all-powerful Cardinal, and their activism reshaped the Catholic Church and inspired similar movements like the Women’s March. The nuns waged their battle for equality in Los Angeles when similar movements were taking shape across the nation. “Both inspiring and revelatory, sharing the life wisdom of its well-educated subjects and a danceable soundtrack curated by music supervisor Tracy McKnight, Rebel Hearts is a blessed and joyful movie,” writes Thelma Adams for AARP.

Streaming now on Discovery+.

Along with…

Thumbnail image by IFC FILMS

On an Apple device? Follow Rotten Tomatoes on Apple News.

Tag Cloud

live event book 2018 Broadway Marvel golden globes historical drama indiana jones Tarantino spain toronto DirecTV CNN Adult Swim Tags: Comedy 93rd Oscars Lifetime transformers Teen rt labs Arrowverse DC Comics Crackle politics Awards El Rey comic Star Wars king arthur Horror 20th Century Fox rt labs critics edition Captain marvel series Pacific Islander IFC Films USA Network Valentine's Day james bond Comedy fresh venice Music nfl E! IMDb TV Creative Arts Emmys TV Rocketman Lifetime Christmas movies TV renewals sports TIFF X-Men supernatural ViacomCBS FXX zombie USA documentary superhero casting VOD Film Festival HBO Max BET 24 frames Funimation Writers Guild of America Drama PlayStation Amazon Prime Video TCA Winter 2020 45 Comic Book scene in color DGA biopic screen actors guild Bravo documentaries cancelled TV series asian-american cinemax 90s canceled live action San Diego Comic-Con Heroines halloween tv natural history chucky Hulu Avengers mob Trophy Talk sequel Reality Competition Chilling Adventures of Sabrina TBS Star Trek mockumentary scary telelvision Fox News renewed TV shows quibi ratings 2016 legend saw Winter TV Classic Film Emmy Nominations YouTube MSNBC CW Seed TNT 2021 SXSW jurassic park Wes Anderson TCA Epix japan adaptation stand-up comedy Podcast spanish cats Women's History Month Mary Poppins Returns DC Universe A24 breaking bad Amazon Prime stoner BBC animated spinoff laika disaster Dark Horse Comics Tumblr game of thrones 007 A&E TV Land godzilla 2020 anthology prank blockbusters ABC science fiction finale VH1 war crime Biopics sag awards australia psychological thriller Vudu Black History Month remakes spider-man RT21 Brie Larson popular streaming Western Musical Walt Disney Pictures Thanksgiving Ghostbusters razzies hispanic obituary BBC One Binge Guide YouTube Red Pop TV dragons deadpool Infographic football Martial Arts marvel cinematic universe versus robots dogs italian cults HBO rt archives movies Family Starz Elton John dramedy Action independent Paramount Plus rotten movies we love President comiccon cooking Hallmark 4/20 new york cancelled serial killer Video Games films Shudder 71st Emmy Awards Apple TV+ kaiju First Look classics batman romance Quiz VICE target First Reviews pirates of the caribbean AMC travel Freeform Tokyo Olympics feel good elevated horror posters Character Guide latino Summer Cosplay stop motion BBC America SundanceTV aapi worst Anna Paquin Marvel Studios crime drama Spectrum Originals TCM comic book movie christmas movies BAFTA SDCC wonder woman crossover 1990s twilight Academy Awards social media Disney Pop archives Awards Tour Instagram Live discovery nbcuniversal Comics on TV Holidays Masterpiece Reality Extras Endgame Hear Us Out Netflix Christmas movies Spike Ellie Kemper Travel Channel police drama toy story dark Sneak Peek 72 Emmy Awards king kong Amazon dceu 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards romantic comedy Television Critics Association Sci-Fi Mindy Kaling cancelled television Super Bowl NBA FOX The Arrangement Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt LGBTQ CBS FX on Hulu genre LGBT justice league Fantasy ABC Signature 21st Century Fox universal monsters Sundance Now basketball werewolf Premiere Dates Certified Fresh New York Comic Con art house monster movies MTV The Walking Dead leaderboard space kids Marvel Television Food Network HFPA cops The Walt Disney Company young adult Apple TV Plus NBC scorecard vs. APB cancelled TV shows Peacock mcc women Image Comics comic book movies japanese rom-coms Prime Video richard e. Grant Apple trailers Polls and Games Showtime child's play Marathons 79th Golden Globes Awards comic books Mudbound Alien GLAAD Amazon Studios zombies Cartoon Network news Election scary movies Pet Sematary YA know your critic Watching Series lord of the rings book adaptation french Universal Pictures children's TV Comic-Con@Home 2021 period drama hidden camera Nickelodeon Superheroe Sony Pictures Netflix Neflix NYCC Song of Ice and Fire screenings Christmas singing competition Year in Review YouTube Premium See It Skip It CMT directors Rom-Com Hollywood Foreign Press Association new star wars movies comics hist hollywood dexter Legendary Opinion free movies true crime Winners Turner Classic Movies Spring TV tv talk blockbuster unscripted Countdown south america adventure Tubi golden globe awards The Purge WarnerMedia psycho olympics Nat Geo critics gangster sitcom Paramount Network streaming movies Baby Yoda game show Syfy video on demand theme song die hard halloween based on movie mutant criterion Mystery facebook doctor who Toys 73rd Emmy Awards aliens Mary poppins Pride Month marvel comics binge dreamworks History movie Grammys award winner Photos Sundance Discovery Channel Musicals reboot suspense Country The CW FX reviews green book Trivia medical drama dc TruTV TV movies revenge black foreign Set visit Ovation Rock 2015 adenture Lucasfilm harry potter canceled TV shows National Geographic rotten 99% Schedule The Witch concert Trailer Acorn TV 2017 kong DC streaming service Cannes ID ABC Family sopranos MCU crime thriller cars Columbia Pictures TLC Disney Channel political drama Britbox Emmys jamie lee curtis fast and furious Fall TV parents festival Black Mirror Disney streaming service all-time new zealand blaxploitation 2019 Animation technology festivals what to watch royal family Oscars Comedy Central heist movie miniseries satire OneApp Chernobyl Hallmark Christmas movies international HBO Go franchise Calendar PBS Disney Plus Film Paramount biography Sundance TV Nominations television thriller trophy Fox Searchlight TCA 2017 video American Society of Cinematographers boxoffice docuseries diversity Shondaland name the review Best and Worst Pixar Crunchyroll emmy awards Exclusive Video sequels vampires Universal BET Awards zero dark thirty ITV Turner TCA Awards ghosts comedies critic resources WGN superman RT History teaser worst movies Television Academy talk show Red Carpet spy thriller nature Pirates E3 PaleyFest spanish language black comedy indie Kids & Family boxing cartoon Stephen King spider-verse Logo hispanic heritage month Tomatazos Holiday strong female leads Superheroes OWN Fargo Esquire GIFs CBS All Access a nightmare on elm street IFC docudrama slashers slasher Lionsgate debate ESPN anime Disney+ Disney Plus action-comedy Interview The Academy Box Office AMC Plus witnail Mary Tyler Moore Rocky joker GoT best TV One mission: impossible high school composers Warner Bros.