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Every day before sunrise a lone cyclist struggles to get over a mountain pass--but when his obsessive-compulsive inner demons manifest as a savage apparition, surviving the night and surviving his own life becomes a primeval ordeal. Winner, 2017 StoryPros International.

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By SreyRam Kuy.

The Heart of a Tiger is the searing true story about the incredible courage, resilience and strength of a woman who survived one of the worst atrocities inflicted upon mankind, the Cambodian Genocide—in which over a four-year-period over two million Cambodians were murdered and dumped in mass grave sites. It is also the story of three generations of women, struggling against the boundaries placed upon them, each ultimately emerging triumphant to achieve their dreams. This is my family’s story of survival. Synopsis

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(Posted: 04/30/2018; Updated: 07/19/2018 )

By Steve Weissman.

Based on the true story of the Buddha: The battles of a Prince who rejects riches and power, risking insanity and death, in a quest to find ultimate freedom. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 11/23/2007; Updated: 05/15/2018 )

By Vicki Joyce.

Alice Ramsey is on a mission to become the first woman to drive an automobile across the United States, but a vengeful bank president, whose wife becomes a suffragette, isn't about to let that happen. PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 04/30/2011; Updated: 09/17/2017 )

By Robert Gately.  Interviews

Ed always wanted to act or direct in theatre. Infant epilepsy, a lifelong battle with booze, or the bizarre hallucinations of van Gogh, Barrymore and spiders the size of dogs were not going to stop him. Living in reality was another matter. This is a physiological journey where a man struggles to find peace between the worlds of the real and the imaginary. Synopsis

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(Posted: 04/26/2004; Updated: 02/06/2018 )

By Mark Golik.

Amidst the backdrop of the American civil rights movement, Canadian Willie O'Ree overcomes racial prejudice and a career-threatening injury to become "the Jackie Robinson of hockey," the first black man to play in the National Hockey League.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 08/26/2004; Updated: 01/17/2018 )

By Don Adams.  Interview

LOGLINE: Growing up in the shadow of his revolutionary grandfather (Ben Franklin), a rebellious young man emerges to forge a revolution of his own. VERY BRIEF SYNOPSIS: The untold 18th century tale of the Philadelphia Franklins, and their struggle to forge an enduring American republic, as the family's revolutionary legacy passes contentiously from patriarch, Ben Franklin, to his namesake grandson.

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(Posted: 03/18/2013; Updated: 07/09/2018 )

By Arty Finkelstein & Andrew Garrett.  Interview

A young man is shoved violently, out of spite, into the U.S. Army at the height of the Vietnam War. They know he doesn’t belong--and he’s finding all the wrong ways to get out. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 03/24/2013; Updated: 11/06/2017 )

By Wayne Johnson.

He collected 1,021 medals. He traveled 142,000 miles. Thousands turned out to see him wherever he appeared. He was a one-eared, three-legged dog. His name was Owney. Synopsis

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(Posted: 01/31/2018; Updated: 02/01/2018 )

By Matthew Tolbert.  Interview

The Viking Leif Eriksson, who, to prove himself to his legendary father Erik the Red, embarks on a dangerous voyage to find new lands and inadvertently discovers America. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 02/21/2015; Updated: 01/06/2018 )

By Dan Healy.

Desperate to establish land rights, the intractable captain of the buffalo hunt leads indigenous people in battle against the Canadian militia in an epic struggle for survival -- the true story of the Northwest Rebellion.

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(Posted: 01/31/2012; Updated: 07/07/2018 )

By Bill Osinski.

VICTORIA THE FIRST -- The true story of Victoria Woodhull, who rose from being an itinerant fortune teller and spiritual medium to become the first female stock broker on Wall Street, the first woman to address Congress, and the first woman to run for President (1870-72). Synopsis

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(Posted: 11/15/2017; Updated: 11/15/2017 )

By kate maney.

The true story of an up-and-coming young artist in 1870's Paris -- Berthe Morisot -- her ill-fated love affair with the renowned Edouard Manet, and her eventual emergence as one of the leaders of the rebellious French Impressionist movement.

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(Posted: 08/05/2008; Updated: 07/07/2018 )

By Mike Ross.

The "Top Gun" story of WWII where a young American pilot is given the most top secret mission of the war prior to the atomic bomb, to fly the longest aerial intercept in aviation history and shoot down the Japanese Supreme Commander In Chief, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, the mastermind of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 05/23/2018; Updated: 05/23/2018 )

By Ira Altman.

A Polish Jewish communist escapes the clutches of the invading Nazis only to be enslaved in the gulag of the USSR.

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(Posted: 02/09/2015; Updated: 01/06/2018 )

By JAMES B SAUNDERS.

“NEVER RETREAT, NEVER SURRENDER!” Ex-President Ulysses S. Grant struggles to complete his “Personal Memoirs” while combatting terminal cancer. He produces a masterpiece. The true story. Can be expanded to TV miniseries. Professional Coverage: “Recommend” - Dave Trottier (Author, The Screenwriter’s Bible)

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(Posted: 07/08/2018; Updated: 07/08/2018 )

By JAMES B SAUNDERS.

A TOE-TAPPING MUSICAL! Legendary performers Bill “Bojangles” Robinson, Eubie Blake and Bert Williams relive their show business triumphs in spite of racism and theatrical bigotry. An epic musical drama and biopic. All music public domain; can be expanded to TV musical miniseries. Professional Coverage: “Recommend” Dave Trottier (author, “The Screenwriter’s Bible.”)

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(Posted: 07/08/2018; Updated: 07/08/2018 )

By JAMES B SAUNDERS.

CHARGE! Rough Rider President Teddy Roosevelt takes on all comers – Banana Republics, Wall Street bigwigs and Congress – to build the Panama Canal. The real story. Can be expanded to TV miniseries. Professional Coverage: “Recommend” Dave Trottier (Author “The Screenwriter’s Bible.”)

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(Posted: 07/08/2018; Updated: 07/08/2018 )

By JAMES B SAUNDERS.

SHE WAS THE PRESIDENT! When Woodrow Wilson suffers a massive stroke in 1919, First Lady Edith Wilson launches a mammoth White House cover-up and runs the presidency herself—for 18 months! Think “Iron Lady” (2011). Based on the true, actual historical events. Professional Coverage: “Recommend” Dave Trottier (Author, “The Screenwriter’s Bible”)

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(Posted: 07/08/2018; Updated: 07/08/2018 )

By Jacqueline BurtRon Pennson Shears.

In 1938 a young educated aristocrat is taken prisoner along with her husband and others and taken to face hardships as a prisoner of war in Siberia. Years later she is released only to endure unbearable conditions trekking through the country to find, and save, her remaining captive family members.

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(Posted: 03/02/2018; Updated: 03/02/2018 )

By Debra Pittman Tobin.

True tale of two young sisters enslaved and abused by a "normal" navy wife and her sons until one is poisoned with chocolate pudding. Shock and disbelief rocks the California community as they try to save the surviving sister Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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Format: TV Movie

(Posted: 12/27/2017; Updated: 12/27/2017 )

By Emmett Saunders.

Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, sister of master composer Felix Mendelssohn, strives unsuccessfully due to gender and religious prejudice, to become the first female master composer in 1805 Berlin. Synopsis

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(Posted: 12/13/2017; Updated: 03/05/2018 )

By Bill Osinski.

UNGODLY -- The true story of a Brooklyn street kid who declares himself a god, gaining 35 years of immunity from unspeakable crimes, and morphing from the "pimp imam" of Bushwick Avenue to the Black Pharaoh of Putnam County, Georgia Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 11/15/2017; Updated: 11/15/2017 )

By Author DSP.

A lone assassin plots the assassination of the 45th President of the United States, while coming to grips with own legacy and his future place in history. (Based on a partially true story from an article written for The Huffington Post in 2016)

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(Posted: 09/07/2017; Updated: 09/07/2017 )

By Author DSP.

A man witnesses his life story to a journalist about his rise and fall in real estate, flipping homes, family and racial struggles. Yet despite his success and falls, multiple conflicts ensue around as he climbs to the top of success.

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(Posted: 09/07/2017; Updated: 09/07/2017 )

By Author DSP.

Set in the 1970’s within a subdivision of Culver City, CA in Southern California, called Blair Hills, amongst the influx of minorities into a predominantly white neighborhood, an ethically mixed black and white child and his three siblings move in and allow us to view a changing world through the eyes of the youngest among us.

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(Posted: 09/07/2017; Updated: 09/07/2017 )

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