Monday, May 4, 2020

Mondays: Beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Netflix Party Google Chrome Extension

Links to be posted the day of by 6:30 p.m. on @IUP_MCSLE Instagram Story and Bio Link Tree.

Although we’re apart, let’s spend some time together and watch some films. Each Monday we’ll be watching a different film on the Netflix Party Extension. All are welcomed and encouraged to join!

Gentrified, Ep. 1; 7:00 p.m.

Based on the digital series of the same title, Gentrified centers on three cousins who band together to keep their grandfather’s popular Boyle Heights taco shop in business as the neighborhood becomes more gentrified.

Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King, 7:45 p.m.

In his first stand-up special, Hasan Minhaj weaves humorous and heartbreaking anecdotes to tell his life story as an Indian-American Muslim. Topics include racism, bullying, and meeting the demanding expectations of his immigrant parents.

How to do a Netflix Party

Before the Event:

  1. Open Google Chrome web browser on a laptop or desktop.
  2. Download Netflix Party Extension. A gray NP should appear in upper-right corner.
  3. Open Netflix and start a show (must have an account/free trial). Gray NP should turn red.
  4. Click on red NP extension in upper-right of screen to start party and test extension.

Day of Event:

  1. Open Google Chrome Browser.
  2. Type in Movie Monday link that will be live by 6:30 p.m. (found in @IUP_MCSLE Story and Bio Link Tree).
  3. On Double Header days, both links will be live by 6:30. You can pull up both Netflix parties at the same time by using incognito Google Chrome windows.
  4. Link will take you to the Netflix film. Once there, click the red NP to enter the chat.
  5. Update name/icon for the chat.
  6. Enjoy the film!