First-time actor Andra Day shines in ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday,’ says critic

Billie Holiday (Andra Day) in “The United States vs. Billie Holiday.” Photo by Takashi Seida/Hulu.

Critics review “The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” about Holiday’s song “Strange Fruit” and the federal agents who didn’t want her singing it; “My Darling Supermarket,” a documentary about grocery employees in São Paulo, Brazil; “Night of the Kings,” the Ivory Coast’s submission for the Best International Feature Oscar, about a young man who enters a prison located deep in the jungle, notorious for being ruled by its inmates; “The Father,” about an aging man who refuses all help from his daughter.