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AT THE MERCY OF FAITH

A 14 year old preacher renounces his faith in God in the wake of a terrifying and traumatic encounter. 18 years later the psychopathic demons from his past, viciously returns to wreak havoc on his home - and to rip-out-his-soul - for the god of their hell. Script Excerpt

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Seraphim’s Miracle

A former war correspondent is forced to confront his tragic past, as he cynically investigates an alleged 'miracle' that might just be the real thing.

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South Of Main Street

Mom dies and the youngest daughter sues the emotionally challenged Dad for financial control of the estate sending him on a quest to prove he is normal - not an easy task when you are not.

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Sol

After a shocking assassination, citizen and soldier alike plunge into a sinister interplanetary civil war between a corrupt Earth government and a Martian colony that has earned its independence. Script Excerpt

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HALFWAY HOME

When a catastrophic accident causes an athlete to become paralyzed, and all seems to be lost, he finds redemption in the most unlikely place, with a gaggle of colorful characters in a halfway house for the mentally disabled. Winner of 19 'Best Screenplay' awards. Previously #1 on the MovieBytes.com feature Drama & Family 'Winning Lists.'

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Hell Followed With Him

When a former Army Sergeant discovers that the crime family responsible for his best friend's death is holding the city of New York hostage, he makes it his personal mission to take them down no matter the cost.

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LOST CAUSE

LOST CAUSE: The Tybee Bomb - "DIE HARD” meets “NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN” at sea. A retired Explosive Ordinance Disposal expert salvages a lost nuclear bomb while fighting Black-Ops terrorist off the turbulent coast of the Caribbean.

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Untouchable!

A blonde bombshell in stainless steel rocks the corporate world with an explosion when she collides with the nation's most powerful man unleashing the relentless tiger within and with razor-sharp toothed pen sends him into oblivion. Script Excerpt

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COOP

An inspirational drama about a disabled dog who assists a recently disabled young athlete find renewed purpose in his life.

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RUBERT BECOMES: Existentialism for Dummies

RUBERT BECOMES: Existentialism for Dummies An animated existential story of a pink Irish ogre, RUBERT, discovering his origin and creators in an animation studio.

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The Passage of Sun

Three brothers challenge the Convict Leasing System of forcing African American men into prison in order to continue providing slave labor and county revenue in Alabama following the Civil War. Script Excerpt

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Gemini Baby

A career-oriented young woman working at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is unexpectedly saddled with her wild twin sister’s criminal problems and her baby.

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GREEN WARS

When a fast-food executive’s repressed wife finds salvation with a militant vegan activist group, it stirs up hostilities that threaten his job and their marriage.

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CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM: ACCIDENT

Larry David has a hard time being smart without being an ass. A traffic violation leads Larry David to traffic court and community service as a traffic cross walk guard. Meanwhile, the hybrid car maybe a silent killer, and Jeff Green is losing weight while getting Rolf-ed. Winner of 8 'Best Screenplay' awards.

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The Barking Spider

When Joe’s 39 year-old addicted and pregnant daughter appears on his doorstep, his sedentary life is about to disappear forever. Script Excerpt

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Maeta's Story (prev. Uncle Frits)

In the Occupied Netherlands, a widow and her 7 year old son go into hiding with the help of her brother, a WW1 veteran who struggles with PTSD. Script Excerpt

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LANA LUI/BECOMING LANA LIU

LOG LINE: A young girl begins her life as an Asian martial arts Mensa chick in search of the American Dream. SYNOPSIS: Lana Liu, disguised as a boy, enters a Chinese martial arts academy, only to be discovered. She fights to support her grandmother, and begin her journey to the home of her father, the USA. Winner of 6 'Best Screenplay' awards.

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PICKET CHARLIE

PICKET CHARLIE is an ecco-action thriller about a US Forestry Ranger that must defend her precious island reserve of trees from a band of brutal timber pirates in a near-future world devastated by climate change.

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ANGEL HAIR

When a beautiful German teen is used by the resistance to sneak the schematics for the V-2 rocket out of Germany, to the Allies in Paris, and then vanishes, both sides send out their top killers to find her, retrieve the plans and eliminate the young courier. But it is the third thing closing in on her that she fears the most, her past.

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The Paper Route

On the eve of the 4th of July, a teenager makes a discovery that could be his ticket out of his hellish small town life, but it means leaving his younger brother behind.

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Don't You Know Who I Am?

A hollywood security guard digs up celebrity dirt for money, but now his efforts to get the goods and evade detection are complicated when he befriends a young actress, and uncovers her dark secret.

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Monster Carnival

An anthology series exploring humans’ modern-day meetings with folkloric creatures through cautionary tales.

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The Sea Dragon

England, 1810: A sharp-witted young girl who hunts and sells fossils to help support her impoverished family unearths a never-before-seen skeleton that shakes the foundations of science and religion. Script Excerpt

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Murder in Emergency!

A dedicated nurse fighting to save her beloved hospital from closure, is shocked when she is alerted to patient murders, and with the same passion to save it, declares war. Script Excerpt

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Things They Say Of Me

Judged, labelled and abused since birth, ‘She’ escapes one hell and stumbles into another on her quest for self-acceptance and unconditional love.

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Ashes

A combative college professor accused of Holocaust denial tries to clear his name and repair the strained relationship with his teenage daughter before the scandal irreparably widens the chasm between them. Script Excerpt

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Boo Hoo Flanagan

A black correctional officer coaches a prison basketball team and finds the motivation he needs, in life and on the job, in Boo Hoo Flanagan, an aging, white, crippled inmate who shoots 3-point baskets better than anyone has ever seen.

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CURIOUS BUDDIES

It's not your mother's buddy movie. It's a combo meal. It’s a little bit of Lethal Weapon, Die Hard, The Social with a side of Taken. Experienced FBI Agent hires and befriends an internet entrepreneur to help rescue a six year old girl taken hostage in a fall out shelter by a ruthless psychopath. Winner LA film fest Best scene 2017. Winner Willdsoud 1 page screenplay 2016 Script Excerpt

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Healing Marie

She’s a French nude artist’s model who fears gargoyles are dead. He’s a New York artist who fears the city is a living monster. Together they vibrate in harmonic explosive love. Ludicrous sex. Preposterous adventures. Against the world ... but maybe they’re right ... like Don Quixote, this is a documentary about the pain of being happily insane.

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BOSS TWEED

NYC politician William M. “Boss” Tweed loots the city treasury for millions until exposed by the upstart New York Times and immigrant cartoonist Thomas Nast. Political drama/strong contemporary relevance. Heavy non-comic animation and graphics. Professional Coverage: “RECOMMEND” – Dave Trottier (Author, “The Screenwriter’s Bible”)

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Desert Quarry

Two mercenaries rob a former colleague's New York jewelry shop to even a score, but after the shop’s employees are found murdered, a deadly bank heist in Iraq begins to haunt them. Script Excerpt

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Miracle Cove

Set in the 1970’s and based on actual events, an idealistic college student on the cusp of earning his degree is forced to take a dangerous job as a logger in order to save his younger sisters from their abusive family home. As he learns the ropes of this perilous job, his values will also be challenged by a ruthless boss, working to further his control over the isolated woodland town with the help of some criminal cronies. Script Excerpt

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Season of Mists

A Kurdish escapee from an honor killing is imprisoned in a detention center, from which she must find the strength to resist her captors and gain freedom--forcing a confrontation with the brother that still wants her dead. Script Excerpt

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My Enemy, My Friend

After their only child was accidentally killed by a black security guard who mistook him for a thief, a white woman develops a feeling of hatred towards all black people.

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Coming of Age - The Pilot

In 1965, as the cultural tsunami of sex, drugs, and rock ’n' roll invades Britain, a sheltered teenage girl lands on a bedroom farce tour that is stage managed by her mother. Here she experiences a scandalous sexual awakening, which rocks both of their worlds.

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LABYRINTH OF DESTINY

During the Mexican-American War, Lieutenant Ulysses Grant falls in love with a young Mexican woman who helps American slaves escape bondage. The war separates them, but years later they meet again when the woman is dispatched to the United States to seek an alliance to prevent France from conquering Mexico and becoming an ally of the Confederacy. (Finalist - 2018 Academy Nicholl Screenplay Competition, Finalist - 2020 Final Draft Big Break Screenplay Competition) Script Excerpt

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Euthanized

A grieving animal control officer becomes an unlikely social media hero when she embarks on a vigilante crusade against animal abusers, but her violent actions trap her between friends on the police force and the leader of a citywide dogfighting ring. Script Excerpt

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THE PRODIGAL

In the 1880s West, a twin returns from exile to reclaim her birthright from her scheming, murderous sister.

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Consumed

Trapped beneath a collapsed building, a grieving wife struggles to protect her treacherous husband from a horde of parasitic monsters. Script Excerpt

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Moment of Clarity

A man on a path to nowhere must make a change to not only to save himself, but those he holds most dear.

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Going Solo

Self-exiled at home for decades, an agoraphobic mother must choose between her recluse life and trekking through the scary bustle of NYC to see her estranged daughter perform a solo at Carnegie Hall and, while she takes this voyage with her two loved-starved friends, this eclectic, female ensemble allow us to laugh and cry while making us believe we are never too old to dream and never too young to forgive Script Excerpt

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Perfect Contrition

A traumatized priest haunted by visions of his violent past obligingly serves a rural parish while indulging in a long distance affair, but his vindictive compulsion is sparked when he’s wrongly blamed for the deaths of two troubled altar boys. Script Excerpt

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VOICES

A single mother struggles to balance a business and a new romance with family life when her young adult daughter's bizarre behavior is diagnosed as schizophrenia. She must choose between the love of her life and the life of her child. Inspired by actual events.

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LOTUS OPERANDI

This one is pure Fun! It's a genre buster, Fosse/Verdon meets James Bond, meets All That Jazz and Cabaret! Asian American Black Belt goes undercover for the CIA, to help track down terrorists. Oh, and did I mention she’s the Lead in a Broadway Musical? This is very musical, but there’s a lot of action! This one is getting a lot of attention right now! The main Characters reside in New York, they are part of an international terrorist group. They include cyber terrorists in New York, arms dealers from Pakistan, and a weapons and explosives ring in China. The saavy CIA Agents discover evidence that they are planning duo attacks on the subways in New York and London on the 4th of July. That’s where the story begins, but believe it or not, it’s really a love story! Script Excerpt

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MAMMOTH REVENGE

An Australian woman rescues elephants from Africa and discovers a living herd of ancient Mammoths Script Excerpt

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The Benefactor!

A business woman touched by the plight of farmers at the mercy of predator bankers she sacrifices her income to pay out their mortgages in her quest to prevent murder/suicides on the land as she dodges the hitman. Script Excerpt

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RETIREMENT ROAD TRIP

A commercial pilot (Kyle) plans to retire and do nothing, but comfortably relax in his paid-off custom-built home. However, his plans suddenly change, when a demolition crew levels his home by accident.

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BITTER BEANS

With nothing but her wits as a weapon, a young Maya woman searches three continents for a fair deal and free her folks of the iron grip of the coffee traders. Script Excerpt

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Six Hours to Santa Monica

A failed NASCAR driver looking for redemption uncovers a sinister plot involving his ex-girlfriend. With the help of a prototype car, he must defy the odds to get her back.

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Dangerous Ground

Following Germany's victory in World War Two, a risk-averse student in modern-day Edinburgh is thrust into joining a rebellion against the Nazis when his family is threatened.

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BEYOND HOLLYWOOD

True story of movie star-turned-inventor Jon Hall and the infamous Howard Hughes who together secretly build a revolutionary auto engine that runs on water. A tale of a tempestuous friendship between two remarkable dreamers, risking the wrath of an automobile and oil industry that unleashes all its power to stop them. One man a legend, the other an unsung hero who aspired to go "beyond Hollywood". Script Excerpt

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The Desert Shrine

Elizabeth, a beauty shop owner in an Arizona border town, investigates a nun's murder after receiving erotic phone calls from a mysterious stranger. When the murder causes racial division and violence around her, Elizabeth can no longer trust anyone including her own husband. Tired of living in his shadow, Elizabeth becomes drawn into a spiral of sexuality, betrayal, violence, and finally, spiritual awakening.

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Major Players: Ray Ray vs The Monster

After a five-year prison stint, a recently-freed boxer must defeat the undefeated champion of Atlanta 'The Monster' to save his cousin from drowning into deeper debt. But the real fight lies outside the ring, where his steps are laden with betrayals, gunfights, and narcotics. Script Excerpt

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THE TORTOISE AND THE HEIR

It is a mismatched battle between unlimited high tech and resources available to Charlene, the power behind the throne of a large corporation, and Stram, a lone wolf San Francisco private investigator using tried and true low tech methods as they race to the final heir, and chase across California, with Stram straining to keep the last heir safe. Script Excerpt

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SETTLING THE BOOKS

Lured by the reading of a billionaire rare book dealer’s will, an investigator and four other heirs are sealed in an airtight panic room, and with only four hours air, must solve the centuries-old mystery contained in the book ‘The Castilian Cypher’ in order to escape. Script Excerpt

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Motherkiller

Based on a true story. Two young boys watch their mother's boyfriend beat her. On her deathbed, she says he didn't do it. He goes free. Twenty years later, a rookie prosecutor - a young woman - fights to revive the cold case.

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Morality Games

An alien civilization tests the morals of humanity through a series of ethical games in order to develop a perfect moral system of their own.

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The Joy Circuit

After her divorce, a truth-seeking woman tries to find herself, but ends up finding God all the while being haunted by an unceasing, hypnotic soundtrack that inspires her to rethink her own destiny.

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Code Red

A seventeen-year-old high schooler is frustrated by flaws he sees in the educational system and in his peers so he decides to commit a school shooting in order to lash out against them.

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Anatomy of a Town

The Chief of Police investigates the murder of a young woman while confronting the Sheriff, who blocks his every move for jurisdiction, in order to protect himself from the Chief finding out about his ties to both the murder victim and the killer. Script Excerpt

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On the Boulevard

Recently deputized U.S. ICE agent, Stella Arroyo, a first generation Mexican-American is getting closer to the American dream that her immigrant parents wanted for her, but to fulfill their wishes she must expose a corrupt system and keep others from obtaining their own American dream.

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One Child Born

A Rwandan Tutsi farmer's third child is coming. As he waits on his front porch for the midwife to do her work, his oldest son arrives home with the news that a Hutu mob is also coming.

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There is a Season

Two families, one Israeli and one Palestinian, must find a way to break the cycle of violence that has locked their fates together.

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In Between The River

Katie and her brother Kyle think their unique life is normal but their dad hides a devious secret that separates the family and influences their fates. Loosely based on the writer's formative years. Script Excerpt

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The Demon of Hope Street

A homeless vet discovers that a deranged street preacher is murdering his followers to send them to heaven — and if he doesn’t stop him, he might be next. Script Excerpt

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GHOST I.T.

After the tragic death of his identical twin brother, he feels guilty and tries to find redemption through an unsuccessful suicide! Then he comes across Hig, a demonic ghost, which promises everything, but only to trick him, so Hig can escape his own hell.

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Unaccompanied Minor

A man accidentally uncovers a pedophilia ring and rescues a young sex worker. When his attempts to get help from the authorities fail, he struggles to smuggle the girl to safety before they are both arrested or captured.

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Between The Flames

Wildfires are the least of her worries: a college athlete lands a job on a Hotshot Crew in the 80's where she meets her best friend plus two love interests. Script Excerpt

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Mate Matcher's Match

When a godless, seemingly carefree bachelor sets course to win a feisty, virginal Christian matchmaker, he collides with a righteous blockade that buckles only when she uncovers the personal trauma that cracked his moral compass.

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A Sacrifice to the God of the Blues

An impressionable young man struggles to make sense of the alternating good and bad advice he receives from a much older friend as they travel through the heart of Mexican drug territory on a cursed trip to a remote Pacific coast beach [Ranked 10th in the Drama short script category of MovieBytes.com's "Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts"].

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Fish Fetish

What happens when you mix compulsion with alcohol? A horrific, fast paced story of abuse and revenge inspired by "Tales From The Crypt" Script Excerpt

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Free Sports Radio

Two Filipino-American brothers purchase a radio station in a small city, dreaming of commercial free sports talk, but their ambitious, younger sister has bigger plans for herself and the station. Script Excerpt

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Second Dance

An American college student discovers that she's the reincarnation of a 19th-century Middle Eastern belly dancer, and she has an unlikely destiny she must fulfill.

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Cadicle

When a teenage girl from Earth begins training as an elite officer in the galactic military, her instant connection to a gifted young man places her at the center of a secret interdimensional war.

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Ravine

A lonely school teacher who discovers his deceased father’s closeted homosexuality finds he is unable to cope with his own insecurities and his family’s prejudices—prompting an all consuming obsession with returning his father’s ashes to his British birthplace. Script Excerpt

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THE ORGANIC SVENGALI

She wants to connect with her dead parents by attending their alma mater; he’s a young genius coasting as a music history professor who cured himself of cancer, and is looking for a fresh mind now that the cancer has returned; their paths and wills are about to cross. Script Excerpt

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The Puzzle People

Berlin cold war aftermath: A Woman reconstructs shredded Stasi documents and stumbles upon a murder committed days after the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Her curiosity gets the best of her and she almost gets killed. The Puzzle People screenplay is an adaptation of the Berlin Spy Mystery by Doug Peterson.

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Caravaggio

Caravaggio, an unrepentant rogue with a penchant for violence, becomes the most famous religious painter in Rome until forced to flee across Italy to escape Vatican assassins, leaving a trail of broken lives and beautiful paintings in his wake.

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A Time to Remember

The number one pop star in the world puts his blazing hot career on hold to attend his senior year of high school and play football - much to his record label's dismay. Script Excerpt

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E Pluribus Unum

Virginia 1861 - a highly profitable, free plantation supported by Abolitionists in political, intellectual, and artistic circles is attacked by pro-slavers. Two former slaves - one a fighter, the other a pacifist, head out to seek help from President Lincoln Script Excerpt

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Grrrls Drool

A sexually repressed Catholic girl who secretly writes erotica meets a riot grrrl hell-bent on getting her voice heard in the punk scene; they join forces to create zines and kill shame. Script Excerpt

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The Cowbird

Marion Duke always struggled to overcome poor life decisions - some inherited, some self-inflicted. When the disparate elements of Duke’s life converge at his funeral, deeply buried secrets threaten to destroy his carefully cultivated image of a devoted father and war hero.

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A Noble Truth

Two estranged best friends set off on a road trip to explore what truths unite people in a modern America dominated by apathy and discord. It is soon clear, however, that truth is the last thing either man seeks. [20 awards/honors, including first place in the 2016 London Film Awards, the 2014 Awareness Film Festival, and the 2014 West Field Screenwriting Awards].

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Demand Greatness

A father pushes his son to the limits, instilling a work ethic to achieve greatness in America's favorite pastime.

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Hold Fast

When a gang war threatens to spill into her county, a Texas Sheriff uses unconventional methods to protect it. Script Excerpt

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The Way Back Home

A young boy who loves animals must cope with his father’s insistence that he will someday work in the slaughterhouse that has employed the men of his family for the past several generations. [21 awards/honors including, Grand Jury Prize winner of 2014 Hollywood Screenplay Contest, Grand Jury Prize winner of 2015 Las Vegas Screenplay Contest, and Grand Prize Winner of the 2014 London Film Awards (Feature Screenplay Category).]

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THE FAT LADY SINGS

When a small time private investigator gets a chance at the big time taking on a prominent politician’s wife’s case; neither realizes they are in way over their heads, the political party has been shadowing her, and will do anything to protect her husband, a presumed future presidential candidate. Script Excerpt

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The Consultants

In 1920s Hollywood, two amateur forensic scientists -- a buttoned up Midwestern do-gooder and a fast-talking Angeleno who's one step away from being a criminal himself -- open a consulting detective agency with the help of a disgraced cop, a flapper and a morbid nurse fresh from the front lines of World War I. Think CSI without all that pesky technology.

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The Dumb Ox Bellows

A 13th-century friar struggles to revitalize Christian theology using logic and reason, but intellectual opposition from peers, malicious slander by envious brethren, and “slavery of the pen” under two Popes drive him to mental collapse and loss of faith in his life’s work -- until God intervenes miraculously to affirm its merit. The extraordinary, true story of Saint Thomas Aquinas.-

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Long Path To Peace

A drug lord's alienated and incorruptible son, hiding in the Montana wilderness for his protection, saves his mentor - “the father he always wanted” from a living hell. Script Excerpt

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Generational Curses

After a bitter middle aged alcoholic saves the life of a broken teenaged sex slave, they lift each other from the depths of despair.

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WHEN YOU'RE DEAD

At a funeral, an old man tells a ghostly tale.

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Fighting Johnny O'Brian

For a parole board hearing, a young civil rights attorney gets appointed - despite his protests - to represent a white man who's been in prison twenty years for killing two black police officers.

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GIDEON

When a mysterious boy with Christ-like powers brings together a racially charged town in the 1940's healing a black boy and a white boy, the mayor's jealous son determines to kill him.

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PAPER TRAIL

An Army brat grows up without a home town, leaves his Army M.P. job to become a P.I. working out of his Grandfather’s storefront in Colorado gold country, his first case revealing a town full of secrets including one that destroyed his family years before, and a new secret that he must forever keep from his fiancée. Script Excerpt

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The Waterwheel Forest

The Waterwheel Forest is a fantasy drama short about the young boys working in a turn of the century steel mill and what happens to them during a mill disaster.

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SEE JANE RUN

A young teacher moves back into her hometown. An unknown stalker disrupts her life over and over and almost succeeds to kill her. The investigating officer and preacher's son turns out to be more than a protector of the law and her. "See Jane Run" is an adaptation of Gail Gaymer Martin's inspirational suspense titled "A Love for Safekeeping."

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The Chain - Francisco Pizarro

A West Indies Native and a Franciscan Friar embark on an Amazon expedition with legendary conquistador Francisco Pizarro in search of a city of gold. But instead of finding riches, they unleash a curse that affects centuries of historic leaders and trailblazers.

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Love and Venom

After fleeing home as a child to escape the wrath of his deranged mother, a young man returns years later when he learns that his beloved father has just a few days to live and his mother wants to follow him to the gates of heaven.

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Broken Cycle

After witnessing the cold blooded murder of his best friend, a young aspiring music producer must decide between revenge or a chance of a life time.

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Shadow of Despair

A Chicago homicide detective specializing in behavioral psychology and analytics, pursues a serial killer who extracts body parts from his victims. Script Excerpt

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Beyond Forever

A man that tragically lost his wife and son decides to leave his remaining family, friends and successful career behind by signing up for a one-way trip to Mars as part of an experimental volunteer space exploration program.

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Shiva

When an innocent, young man is arrested and tortured in Sri Lanka, he escapes the pain through his film fantasies.

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PURSUE PEACE

In the midst of destruction and pain, a young boy yearns to stop violence however not with violence. 5 pages

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ELIJAH

The king of Israel marries a Phoenician Princess, who is consumed by Baal worship, wanting to kill all devout Hebrews. God’s prophet challenges the king to repent in spite of the threat of death.

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Population: One

A nineteen-year-old drops out of film school in New York City following a tragic accident and returns to his small Pennsylvanian hometown, only to be confronted by an array of quirky small town folk, including his detached best friend, his alcoholic single mother and a free-spirited cross-country traveling girl.

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A FATAL CURE

A loyal PR consultant rudely awakens when mysterious deaths confront her with the fiercely saved secrets about BigPharm’s happiness pills. Script Excerpt

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FOR LIFE

Edged on by his incestuous sister-in-law, the president of a leading euthanasia group faces-off with his estranged anti-euthanasia daughter over the fate of his aged mother.

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TOXIC TIDE

A young nurse and her fellow Florida refugees attempt a daring escape from an environmental disaster brought on by greed and political corruption. Script Excerpt

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Eighty-Eight Frequencies

True story: A famous and controversial Hollywood movie star and her unlikely confederate make a scientific discovery that could change the course of World War II. Script Excerpt

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Squid Jiggers

Genre: Drama/Romance -Feature A passionate young woman loses her arm in a lover’s quarrel and then prepares to face down her ex-husband who stalks her after being released from prison. The romantic thriller is set in the Northwest on the Puget Sound

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REMAKING MARTIN

A genius scientist needs to be cloned and then befriend his replica to ensure they are identical; however, if he approves the clone, he will die himself. Script Excerpt

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Between the Salt and the Sky

In a Portuguese fishing village in 1942, she has nothing to lose, and he has nothing to live for. Two little Jewish girls change everything. Script Excerpt

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BURNER: A Killing in Palm Springs

A Black police detective must put aside her personal problems and fears of discrimination to track down an opioid-addicted hitman who is experiencing bouts of self-doubt, guilt and rage when he accidentally kills the wrong woman. (3 Billboards meets Fargo with sand)

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The Strange Reality of Sally Parker

PILOT: A rebellious member of the alien race known as "The Custodians", launches a mission to rescue his friend and bring closer to home his beloved, human-cyborg daughter. SERIES: A teen human-cyborg helping to perfect a mind-altering computer game capable of saving humanity, battles a psychopathic CIA operative and a gang of alien marauders - both intent on enslaving Earth. Script Excerpt

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A ROSE BY THE DOOR

A God fearing woman finds herself burned out by hurtful tragedies in her life. By trying to hide secrets from the past, she comes to the place where faith seems gone. But she overlooks, that old wounds must be touched and tended before they could be healed for good. A ROSE BY THE DOOR is an adaptation of Deborah Bedford's inspirational novel with the same title.

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Supernatural - Intervention

Sam sets up an unusual intervention to address Dean's alcoholism. Script Excerpt

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Lester Collins

Lester Collins, a one time saxophone player with several jazz bands lays down the law to a younger fellow player on the ups and downs of a true jazz man's life.

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Believer

An alcoholic with a history of mental illness escapes a murderer and then fights to make sense of her fragmented “visions” in order to save the next victim before the killer’s twelve-hour deadline. Script Excerpt

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Rod Knock

A newly divorced man tries to fit in to the singles world doing handyman work for the ladies he is learning to date, but two male buddies and a Latino gal put his simple nature to the test. Script Excerpt

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MIRDAD, A LIGHTHOUSE AND A HAVEN

In the late 1800s, a mysterious Man is admitted at a Middle-Eastern monastery, where he reveals new concepts of God, life, and love, which turns the monks into disciples, but also arouses the furious reaction of the local materialistic abbot. Script Excerpt

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BROKEN

A witty, Two-Act dramatic play about mental illness in an African American family revolving around a woman suffering compulsive guilt, drug addiction, alcohol abuse and multifaceted visual and auditory hallucinations regarding the accidental death of her 17-year-old son. Script Excerpt

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The Sub

A dramedy, spotlighting the realities--comical, tragic, and inspiring--of the grossly overcrowded public school system and one off-centered substitute teacher’s journey through the bureaucratic, educational circus of urban public education. Script Excerpt

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Hy-Brasil

Four lifelong friends go on a search to find a mythological island, which is rumored to grant immortality.

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Cast To Kill

A respected casting director with a wandering eye for the ladies must fight for his life and reputation after being framed for murder by a vengeful psychopath.

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Unarmed and Dangerous

Blamed for a botched bank robbery, a downtrodden teen takes charge and is then assisted by her hostages, reveling in the excitement to stop the new gung-ho detective from arresting anyone. Script Excerpt

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Into the Sunshine

A Naval Officer returns to his hometown Washington, D.C. to lay his younger brother to rest and bring the killer to justice. Script Excerpt

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SHEILA'S WEB

A psycho-sexual thriller about a Key West sculptor, yachtsman and society drop-out who falls in love with the troubled daughter of a powerful Tennessee Williams-styled family and becomes embroiled in a complex web of madness and murder. A twisted, Hitchcockian tale of a single man's nightmare of sex, romance and paranoia based on Patricia Highsmith's theme in "Strangers On A Train". Script Excerpt

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CARE PLANS

A closeted nurse from a dysfunctional family struggles with love and the meaning of life while working in the gay community during the emerging AIDS crisis in 1970’s New York City. Script Excerpt

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Mephisto's Torment

Mephisto has “supped with the Devil” and now she wants payment - the eternal servitude of their innocent love-child, so Mephisto hides him in another time and place, but when Ryan starts emulating his evil step-father, Mephisto's compelled to deliver a painful lesson. Script Excerpt

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Playing the Field

After dominating youth leagues and high school football, a young woman struggles with womanhood, academic studies, gender expectations, and family tragedy while trying to find her place as quarterback on her new college team.

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Screaming Disorder

You think you know a Problem Child? A screamer? A kid gone bananas? Pull out a straight jacket and get a load of this little darling: Script Excerpt

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Corporate Policy

Greedy executives of a large corporation implement an illegal downsizing process, and they would've gotten away with it but they didn’t count on a desperate employee whose courage and family loyalty proves much stronger than any of their corporate policies.

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Terror On The Run

How do you wipe out a terrorist organization while also inspiring Arab Sultans in the Mid-East to join Western nations in a global war against international terrorism? Our heroes do it.

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The Other Washington

Another man named Washington surmounts harsh, often violent opposition as he boldly ascends from the illiterate depths of slavery and ignorance to eloquence as an iconic, world-renowned university president and charismatic leader. Based on a true story. Script Excerpt

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Sam Fights Back

: An engaging, stroppy 12/13 year-old, having blinded his sister, must save for her eye operation by Christmas. He has to outwit ruthless crooks wanting his computer skills, or disappear.

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The Odyssey of John Buchanan

Our young hero is captured by the British after the brutal murder of his wife and mother. He is thrust into an epic, dangerous journey and is eventually deported as a slave to the colonies. The story lays bare man's inhumanity to man. Script Excerpt

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A Risk of Exposure

It’s 1953, and a Russian ballet teacher’s personal mission is to smuggle photos of Stalin's crimes to the United States. With the KGB in pursuit, she finds an unexpected ally. Script Excerpt

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Tried By Fire

After a black Pentecostal church burns down, the white pastor of a conservative church tries to take sole credit when the churches merge in a racially polarized town.

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Grounded

A drunken blimp pilot suffering from PTSD is sentenced to tour a terminally ill boy about the local skies for a week, however the pilot becomes troubled when the boy finds his military medevac file.

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IMPACT

For, Elizabeth Bradford, this was just supposed to be another family road trip with her beloved husband and daughter. For, Warren Campbell, this was just another long hours ride back home from another job. The road taken by these two strangers leads them on a unexpected tragic turn of events that will forever change the course of their lives. Life changes are often not of our own choosing.

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Never promised you a Rosegarden

Monologues A theater performance that takes place in an apartment building Three apartments inhabited by four people who all live alone for various reasons Three monologues that are linked together in a criminal way

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JUST LIKE YOU

A young, psych ward gadfly sets on a mission to stop her doctor who farms women for date-rape experimentation.

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Rat's Bait Shop, Bar & Grill

Two marines and a Apache bar owner must stop a shoot-out in a hole in the road bar before anyone is killed.

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A Journey With Destiny

In 1906, a young man’s journey by automobile leaves him stranded in a remote mining town about to erupt into a battle royale between company goons and radical labor. Script Excerpt

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Someone Somewhere Is Listening

Two police detectives, estranged lovers of years past, risk life and career in an undercover attempt to identify the sociopath conducting a campaign of extortion, robbery, rape, and murder based on information gleaned from personal phone conversations. Script Excerpt

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The Accomplice

A lovable reform school grad, desperately seeking a fresh start in a small town, unwittingly becomes an accomplice in a murder committed by the most popular kid in town.

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THE KITE FLYER

A young widow and her boy, who has Down syndrome, are paid off by her in-laws to disappear. She must learn to cope with life's demands to survive and forgive the people who hurt her to fully live. The Kite Flyer is an adaptation of Gail Gaymer Martin's inspirational fiction, "The Christmas Kite."

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A Good Soul

A sitcom actor risks losing his soul for the chance to prove that he can be more than the lovable big brother he played on TV. His quest for a darker role leads him into the world of underground clubs where he is tricked into playing the killer of a snuff film.

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Karamazov

The three sons of an influential but corrupt businessman struggle to find their place in a world gone mad. Expanded: Karamazov is a modern day re-imagining of 'The Brothers Karamazov' by Dostoyevsky. Central to the story are the three opposing Karamazov brothers - Ivan, Ali and Dmitri - and their turbulent relationship with their charismatic, yet dominant father. Fyodor Karamazov has problems in abundance with modernising inner city estates, questions surrounding his successful dealings with the local authority and an heir, Dmitri, burdened by grudges and gambling debts with some very shady characters. At the core of both the book and this adaptation is the theme of corruption and how it manifests itself in the lives of the characters. Thematically, the series also explores the younger generation's desire to define themselves independently of their parents/elders. Conflict arises from this battle between generations for control.

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A Long Way From Sunday

An edgy, faith-inspired, drama about the relationships of Andre, a mischievous 11year old, and a series of family revelations that lead his grandfather, a working class, Pentecostal pastor, to question his faith, murder his friend, and burn down his church. Script Excerpt

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The Longest Goodbye

A poignant look at an elderly mother's battle with dementia and her son's commitment to keeping love alive, as memories fade, and life on the road is rearranged to moments in time. Script Excerpt

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SIR HARRY LAUDER TONIGHT!

A famed Hollywood actor produces and stars in an Off-Broadway musical about his idle – the acclaimed, world renowned but long forgotten musical hall entertainer, Sir Harry Lauder. A biographical musical extravaganza. All music public domain. Script Excerpt

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MADAM PRESIDENT

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”) Script Excerpt

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Misguided Illusions

In the world of Drag Queens, there's a fine line between fantasy and reality. When the two collide not even a serial killer can decide.

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Who'sYourWackyUncle.com

Horrible-tacky golf pants, big-plastic lapel flower that sprays water, big refrigerator-teeth smile, bald, hand buzzer and a Liberty One 24” red oak slapstick. If your uncle isn't like this you can order one through WhosYourWackyUncle.com Script Excerpt

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Autumn Blood

Bad Apples Don't Fall Far From The Tree... A social worker, tormented by his own abused past, gives aid to an abused, pregnant teen that threatens to become a taboo relationship. The fact that his live-in mother likes to kill socially irredeemable door to door salesmen only makes life worse. When fate deals him a lottery win, his seemingly mundane life falls apart. Script Excerpt

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In Memoriam

The release of his brother from an institution – accused of killing their father as children – opens a slew of secrets, drama and dark truths for a writer and his family.

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Harpo's Bike (Can't Find My Way Home)

A young ad artist takes a trip to New Orleans on a Harley inherited from his estranged Marine father to prove to his family that the man was having an affair. Instead, he finds a veteran homeless mute - his father's best friend - who thinks he's Harpo Marx. Script Excerpt

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Gods Of Bell

When a telephone worker invades the public's privacy by using the telephone lines to find the man who killed his wife, he inadvertently becomes a pawn in a twisted tale of espionage and intrigue.

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Cage Trap

A successful Latina cage-fighter wants to leave the sport to follow her dream of becoming a singer, but she finds that getting out is harder than she thought.(The role of the trainer in this script is written for Jennifer Lopez.)

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Fool Me Twice

A couple try to save their failing marriage by hiring clones of themselves as babysitters.

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BERSERK

It is her sweet 16 Birthday, and it is bring your daughter to Work Day. She never could've anticipated that to save her Dad from a crazed, demon-possessed Scientist, she'd have to commit Murder!

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A Death Without Malice

Marissa Sheldon's husband has been in a vegetative state for two years. She is now forced to ask herself - has the time come to let him die? Gold Remi winner, Worldfest Houston

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Haunt for Hire

After a family enlists the help of a ghost to save themselves from a vindictive neighbor, they start a haunt for hire business and learn that even ghosts can be haunted. Script Excerpt

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Puzzles

After a crippling injury ends his sports career and costs him his girlfriend, a resolute high school star quarterback seeks a new way to use his abilities in the face of a world determined to keep him down. Script Excerpt

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HOSEA

The son of the superintendent of international churches is convinced he hears a divine word which he follows, only to face ridicule from his family circle and friends and threats to lose his life from the drug and human trafficking world. This is a contemporary suspense about the prophet Hosea in the Bible.

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Equity

In the wake of their sudden Broadway success, a husband and wife face hard choices in the 1919 actors strike. Script Excerpt

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FINDING CHRISTMAS

A woman gets threatening emails and anonymous calls about her little girl, who had drowned with her husband three years ago. They never recovered her body. Could she still be alive? Finding Christmas is an adaptation of Gail Gaymer Martin's inspirational suspense.

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Spike

A Native American environmentalist is pitted against his logger brother after a botanist whistleblower is pushed too far in the struggle to maintain the forests of Northwestern Montana. As loggers fight for job security, and as environmentalists fight for their cause, the botanist becomes the victim of both sides, and enacts a dangerous retribution. Script Excerpt

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The Blues Detective

A small town Mississippi blues guitarist with big musical dreams embarks on a cross-country search for the parties responsible for the death of a fellow musician, along the way encountering corruption, bigotry, and a mysterious nightclub singer who's not what she seems.

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THEATRE OF DEATH

In 1903 Chicago, a crusading reporter exposes of the “Absolutely Fireproof” Iroquois Theatre, as a fire trap. He is proven right. Based on the true incident. No one was ever punished. Professional Coverage: "Recommend” - Dave Trottier (Author “The Screenwriter's Bible")

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The Redemption of John Parker

An embittered former slave risks life and limb as an Underground Railroad “conductor” until, targeted for death by angry slave owners and a sociopathic slave hunter, he must confront and resolve his inner rage or bring tragedy on his family. Based on a true story.

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Honor to Pledge the Ending of the Solomon Brotherhood

What is there to do when a friendship pledge is the pathway toward turmoil? “Honor to Pledge” is an inspirational movie concerning four men who spent their childhood years together and did just about everything together. They even enlist in the Army together. Their lives are forever changed after making an oath to hold on to many secret that pertained to them, but could harm others.

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Valentine

A bishop tries to manipulate a priest into visiting his brother on death row by sending him into a troubled parish.

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RAGTIME WARRIOR

A FORGOTTEN MUSICAL GENIUS! James Reese Europe fights racism, Army prejudice and the Germans when he takes command of the “Harlem Hellfighters” band, introduces jazz and pop tunes; he revolutionizes military band music forever. A WW1 action musical biopic; all music public domain. Can be adapted to TV miniseries. Professional Coverage: “Recommend” Dave Trottier (Author “The Screenwriter’s Bible.”) OFFICIAL FINALIST - New York Screenplay Competition SEMI-FINALIST - Black Stories and Screenplay Competition SEMI-FINALIST - Page Turner Screenplays Genre Competition QUARTER-FINALIST - PAGE International Screenplay Competition Script Excerpt

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The Dressmaker's Daughter

Romania 1940: A rebellious Jewish girl, 15, falls into a scandalous affair with her tutor. As war erupts, she is taken prisoner but escapes with her lover to join the partisans and sabotage enemy supply lines. Adapted from my Young Adult novel to be published by Santa Monica Press in 2022. Script Excerpt

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Home Like a Shadow

College girl accompanies her new boyfriend to his decaying San Joaquin Valley home town for his mother's birthday and is pulled into family conflicts and lost dreams dating back to the Civil War. Script Excerpt

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The Body and Blood

A priest who is losing his faith attempts to renew the faith of others at the dawn of the zombie apocalypse.

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Marry Me. A horror story.

In this one minute screenplay she really screws him ... but only in a figurative way ... but forever. Script Excerpt

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WAKE

After three attempts on his life, an ordinary man enlists the aid of a mysterious stranger to fake his death, changing his identity and appearance, but when he attends his own wake to uncover the truth, he gets far more than he ever could have imagined.

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LAST FLAG ON OAK ISLAND

When a museum curator and his female assistant translate clues in an American Revolution-era journal to a British payroll buried on Oak Island, they must go undercover to unearth the treasure before two rival treasure hunters discover it. Wealth of the century or the island's deft insult? (From the novel Last Assault on Oak Island by Jenn Rekka.)

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Betrayal at the Wedding

A young couple gets married, but their fears are more than realized at their reception with their single, dating parents. Script Excerpt

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Zone Of Fear

Do your friends have irrational behavior or is it you that's crazy? Or, maybe you've past into a special, intergalactic floating zone -- a zone of fear. Script Excerpt

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The Schoharie

A volunteer firefighter of Native American descent must convince a small town sheriff with a grudge that a vengeful Indian spirit is bent on destroying their town with the flood waters of a nearby creek. Inspired by the actual Schoharie Creek bridge collapse of 1987. Now available as a novel. Script Excerpt

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At the Sound of the Tone

When a stranger confesses to murder on her answer machine , and a frightened young architect enlists an Apache policeman with a troubled history of his own. Script Excerpt

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Naginata. End of romance

Romantically inclined to everything related to martial arts, the athletes of the Naginata club are looking for the missing student in vain. And when found, the cruel world leaves no trace of romance.

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The March of the 18th

In 1864 the Veteran Reserve Corps was formed to allow disabled Union army men to continue to perform their duty for God and Country. This is the story of six invalid soldiers of the 18th Regiment and their 25 mile march into history, as they battled the elements, their own disabilities & self-doubt, and a band of vicious, scavenging marauders.

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Belong

A British Nigerian young adult‘s life hangs by a thread stretched between reality and a dream. But where does the truth really lie?

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The Desperado Story

You know the Queen of Hearts is always your best bet

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An emigrant, difficult beginnings of the drifter

A single mother loses her job. Goes to work abroad. Living in exile turns out to be torment. The film tells the story on prostitution and homelessness in London and modern slavery in the Netherlands.

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DESCENDANCY

When a black billionaire enlists the aid of a beautiful genealogist to map his ancestry back to Africa, his search takes him to a small war-torn village where he is welcomed as a savior, but after helping to fend off a brutal warlord, he becomes embroiled in an international plot which may be tied to the hostile takeover he's engaged in back home.

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Except Pasadena, Which Has The Rose Bowl

Bart McClelland has a good life; he’s got a Medicare card and the latest in collapsible posture canes. And Glynnis, his longtime friend-without-benefits, may at last be paying attention to him!  Is he prepared to finally persuade her that he owns a pair of testicles? Script Excerpt

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6.S.C

A sin only haunts you if you have a conscience.

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IN THE LOCKED UPPER ROOM

After the Crucifixion of Christ, the surviving Apostles hide out in fear, abandonment and desperation. Then Jesus appears to them. A short, adult (non-comic) animation, Biblical story. “SELECTED” – Christian Film Festival (2021) Script Excerpt

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Crack in the wall

A writer stares at a crack in the wall and can not remember how that crack came there but slowly and surely he finds out that the crack has a sinister reason of being there

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The Spirit, The Body & The Blood

When his mother dies, Ramon returns to his old neighborhood to reconnect with the estranged wife and teenage son he abandoned years ago. He’s ready to pick things up where they left off, but his family has moved on – and they have no intention of repeating the past. An intergenerational story about the possibilities of reconciliation, unconditional forgiveness and a past that refuses to be left behind.

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Los Hermanos Dela Cruz

What happens when a treasured gift is removed from its resting place? It awakens the spirit of the Dela Cruz family. In a convent on the island of Puerto Rico, a young woman prays to go back home to Jackson Heights Queens, where at the same moment, her brother Amelio, the oldest of the Dela Cruz sons, places a bet on his fighter brother, Marco. Unfortunately, a knockout punch alters Amelio’s plans and forces him to desperate measures. Meanwhile, Sergio , the youngest of the Dela Cruz siblings, lies in bed with the woman he loves, Michelle Santiago, who is set to marry, Salvatore Delmonte, the boxer who fights Marco, in less than six hours. Will he find the courage to listen to his heart? Antonio, head of the Dela Cruz family, struggles with the memory of beloved war hero father, until the moment he is thrust into an unexpected act of heroism himself. And Juanita, his wife, feeling like she’s losing control of her family, lusts for the Puerto Rico of her youth and the memories of her once passionate marriage. Inspired by Luchino Visconti classic post World War II film, “Rocco and His Brothers”. “Los Hermanos Dela Cruz”, is a story about love, honor, and most importantly, La Familia.

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Priceless

A dedicated team of doctors and hospital administrators struggle to overcome financial hardships and provide quality care at the Macon Children's Hospital in Brooklyn.

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Gardens

Caleb is doing an interview about his most recent short film, based on an actual family event. He is completely unaware that this event is still unfolding as he speaks.

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Tomorrow Is Us

A teenage girl witnesses violence at home as a child. After being a victim of it, she struggles to break free from it's shackles.

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The Prosecutor's Witness

Log Line, The Prosecutor’s Witness A Probation Attorney recently lost her father/mentor, then when she is diagnosed with cancer, represents an odd client accused of homicide.

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Grace

The newly fired Daniel looks for a job in the same field because he believes in his talent, while his father, Samuel, works in a factory where he is not paid for long but loves his place of work, Daniel's brother, Dani, does anything including having sex by men even though he is straight. , all for Daniel and Samuel and also for his wife and his son.

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What about Huggy?

Gary Parker's new job is taking him and his family to Mars. But their plans hit a wall when they learn they can't ?take their beloved old dog Huggy. Script Excerpt

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Duty to Warn

Based on the 1969 stalking murder of Berkeley student Tanya Tarasoff and the consequent shocking legal case that changed doctor-patient confidentiality laws in America. Script Excerpt

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Snitch Diary

Man finds out that his wife is having an affair with her boss, and he ends up paying the price.

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Project Dark Liberty

After a brilliant political tactician fails to destroy an evil secret military scheme "Project: Dark Liberty", he raises the suspicion of the Detective-turned-General and project leader, thus begins a silent war of wits and wills that will determine the fate of all humanity.

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The Law Of Cause & Effect

When a sardonic alcoholic relapses after a repressed sexual assault comes to light, she’s prompted to heal in order to save her dying brother, in desperate need of a new kidney, simultaneously forging a plan against her assailant, showing the world who he really is. Based on a True Story. Script Excerpt

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American Monarchy

After 200 years, the American Monarchy is threatened by declining popularity and the growth of movements that claim the Republic. And when a royal member is accused of racism, the country is engulfed by protests and turmoil. Taking advantage of instability, the ambitious California governor sees the perfect chance to lead a daring separatist movement. The old and debilitated King must unite the Nation and guarantee the continuity of the most powerful monarchy on the planet.

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Death Poem - Part 1

Once a priest, an elderly, suicidal WWI marine meets a serial womanizer on the steps of a cathedral and ends up revealing his role in the deaths of seven men because of his insatiable need to avenge the rape and murder of his beloved Red Cross Nurse. Script Excerpt

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Ripples in Life

A car crash outcome and how two young women lives collide. About love finding its way into the two young hearts and influencing them to overcome their struggles. Script Excerpt

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Young Man Arise

The true story of Brian Warth's journey from convicted murderer to powerful preacher!

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SHE WASN'T THERE

A fragile woman, haunted by the past, struggles to write a book exposing the person she feels is responsible for her twin brother’s death twenty-five years prior - their mother.

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THE CHRISTMAS THEFTS MYSTERY

While exploring the Christmas activities of a small town with his daughter, a widowed banker meets a divorced accountant and sparks fly. It seems like the perfect holiday season until the couple fall victim to a local thief and the families take it upon themselves to show the culprit the spirit of Christmas.

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ELECTRIC

After being electrocuted on the job, a woman has the power to make everyone around her fall in love... everyone, it seems, except the man of her dreams. Script Excerpt

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OVERPASS

When a cement truck driver avoids slamming into a Lexus, only to lose his own life, he haunts the Lexus driver and teaches him a powerful life lesson in the process. Script Excerpt

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ONDINE'S CURSE

Detective Owen Murphy is on a mission -- he must clear his name on a murder he didn't commit. But he must do it before he falls asleep... because the next time he does might just be the last time. Script Excerpt

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The Greater Sin

After an innocent black teenager is gunned down by a rogue cop who isn’t charged, his mother becomes an activist and runs for city council to change entrenched practices that protect lawless cops.

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Pista de Fuego ( Rink of Fire)

Things get heated when a transgender Latino teenager challenges the International Skating Unions rule 302. Ice Pairs must be one women and one man.

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Boy Searching For Peace

A young boy experiences an atrocity of war and becomes the man who leads the world to peace.

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Tucker

A young boy overcomes the struggles of being black in 1950's Alabama.

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CHAMPION OF THE WORLD!

A sledgehammer right fist; Heavyweight Boxing Champion at age 23; the most popular man in America; “boxing reform” activist and a ten-year foe of the Police Gazette publisher who wants him dethroned. And an alcoholic.

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Eyes of Fury

A bold eco-journalist on a quest to rescue a pair of trafficked tigers fights to escape the triad determined to end his meddling permanently. Script Excerpt

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Covid Doesn't Care About Family

Victoria Johnson AKA Tori rebels against wearing a mask and doesn't believe that the Covid virus is real and her family tries to convince her to get tested but she refuses and thinks she can't catch the "so-called virus".

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P.O.I. - Cold Case

Pilot: An abduction on Vancouver Island causes a deadly cat-and-mouse game between a local ex-con, the Detective persecuting him, a corrupt land developer, and a slick sociopath. Series: a vengeful sociopath building an empire abducts two women from remote, coastal Campbell Creek, as the first in a series of crimes. A rogue cop suspects Fury, a reckless ex-con, who must change his ways to solve the abduction mysteries and prove himself innocent or go to jail for life set up by the criminal kingpin. Script Excerpt

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Bitter Life Lessons

(on facts) Unequal battle with depression, esophageal cancer, and mother's death. The film tells about situations that stop us in life. About the lessons of life for which we are not prepared. About the fall and loss of everything we love.

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Fort Pillow

Two boys ,master and slave, soldiers on opposite sides in a desperate war, meet to resolve their past linked in blood. In spring of 1864, hate has devolved The Civil War from glory to murder, from honor to hate that will find its most brutal expression in a massacre at Fort Pillow Tennessee.

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The monument

A man's foot stuck into a hole, passengers treat him with their understanding of his situation, and no one helps him out.

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Always Be Human

The pandemic is sweeping the world, but is it the only problem of mankind? Come ... I'll take you through a world full of selfishness, brutality, oblivion.

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The Dwarves

A child is born into an aristocratic family in eighteenth century England but to the acute distress of his parents he is born a dwarf. After the death of his parents the young nobleman sets about creating a safe haven for himself and his kind in a world full of ignorance, prejudice and contempt.

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Black and White

Two attorneys, one Black man, and one white man look back over their lives and navigate racial tension and stereotypes as they compete for the same partnership position at their prestigious law firm, which has just nabbed the two biggest cases in the firm’s history.

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Valley of the Sun

About a boy named Ritchie who witnesses his parents getting murdered by the mob in New York. Growing up in and out of foster care and getting separated from his two brothers at an early age. Ends up working as a club promoter in Scottsdale Arizona. Where he meets Sammy the bull Gravano. Desperate for money to hire a private investigator to help located his two brothers. He goes to work selling ecstasy for Sammy the Bull. Only to find out later the man he works for is the same man who killed his parents. Now he has to decide work with the FBI or take him out himself and get revenge. Script Excerpt

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The Other Side of the Bar

A bartender in San Diego tries to navigate the nightlife of booze, drugs, sex, and social media in today's image-obsessive and overly sensitive world. Well intentions mixed with a hedonistic lifestyle ultimately pits a man verses himself. Script Excerpt

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Two Fishermen

When a young reporter is sent to cover a hanging, he must quickly come to grips with the bloody and painful realities of life as well as the spontaneous nature of true friendship.

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Clara Callan

Clara Callan is the moving story of two sisters and their life-changing experiences on the eve of World War II as Clara battles loneliness in her job as a teacher in the local grammar school and her sister Nora heads for New work and the world of show business.

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HARBINGER

Detective Sandy Marone feels the weight of the world come crashing down on her shoulders as she investigates the mysterious disappearance of a senior citizen, one of several over the past few months. This investigation will lead her to a place she's never been... and didn't know existed. Script Excerpt

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I never knew the man I married

Mubby I never knew the man I married Scene 1 Joy is carrying a hole and machete on her hand going to the farm, when mama amaka saw her Mama amaka : joy my daughter Joy : mama Amaka good morning Mama Amaka : morning how was your night Joy : fine thank you ma and yours Mama Amaka : great, this one you are holding machete and hole were are you going to JOY : hmmm I just want to go chack how my farm is and to check if my casava is due to harvest Mama Amaka : oyaaaa do quick so you can meet up before the sun rises Joy : okay ma They both left Scene 2 The next day she was sweeping her compound when she saw a man putting on a rough cloth looking like someone who was lost trying to find a helper Daniel : hello, good morning Joy : morning Daniel : am new in this village and I need a plays to stay ma please I don't know how you can help please ma Joy : ha I feel your pain, but the thing is that I don't have a place for you hear but just check if you can see any one that can help you now please just try somewhere else Daniel : thanks ma okay let me see if I can see someone else Joy : yeah just check around Scene 3 Daniel he has walk all over the village but nobody seems to help so he decided to stay under a tree, when joy came to pass that same road and she saw him lying down and she walk up to him. Joy : hello sir hello (you hit him on his leg) Daniel : ya ya hi

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Dad

A father shows cowardice when he and his 10-year-old son are attacked by racist thugs. This sends the family down a gauntlet of alcoholism, trauma, rage, and shame.

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Tree of Hope

A small town Police Chief races against time to find his missing six-year-old son, kidnapped by bootleggers in Prohibition Era Ohio.

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QUALITY CONTROL

On a quest to find happiness and a purpose for his life, a self-centered millennial from the Northwest moves to Hawaii when his girlfriend gives him the boot and becomes homeless in paradise. Script Excerpt

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Year of Horse

A dog named Horse, saves a homeless girl from ending her life, after Kongju, a legendary fire horse from hell rooted in Chinese Astrology kills nearly everyone in the city, stealing their happiness. Only the unhappy survive. Script Excerpt

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Lobo Tren

When a female werewolf and a Norteno aficionado board a luxury European 1940's Art Deco train, they enjoy fine dining, romance, and murder. The world needs more leaders of the pack. Script Excerpt

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WHO WAS IZOLA WARE CURRY and why did she try to slay the king?

In 1958 while Black America was entrenched in a struggle for civil rights, a Black woman attempts to assassinate Martin Luther King Jr. A story that takes us on a profound journey into Black life from 1932 to 1968.

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KINGDOM OF GAM

ALOS AND RAGS BETTER BE UNITED OR THE DEEP FORCE WILL ANNIHILATE THEM BOTH Script Excerpt

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THE VACATION

A family of five awakens one morning to find their suburban home completely, and inexplicably surrounded by the ocean.

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Never a Dull Moment

A view of the modern world of real estate, where like a dysfunctional family, the agents interact with each other and their clients. The agents face each day ready for anything…and get it.. Sometimes comedic, sometimes pure drama, sometimes bordering on tragedy and, yes, danger. An ensemble cast with lots of stories yet untold, this Real Estate team is ready to entertain you.

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The Soul Singer

THE SOUL SINGER is a thought provocative romantic-musical-drama about an African American talented young man, Michael Daniels, who's the son of a long line of Baptist ministers. He feels a strong inclination towards recording secular music, which conflicts with his religious teachings and the goals that are being forced upon him by his family.

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Storytellers

A young man, stifled by regret, returns to his city unable to move forward in his life. By bonding with a grieving elderly man, he understands the importance of faith and forgiving his own absent father. But the bond they share is far greater than the bereavement of a father son relationship. Script Excerpt

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S.I.N. Service Industry Network

Quality's a town that facilitates DNA testing unbeknownst to the populous. The truth begins to unveil as townsfolk begin to die and a search for a missing youth ensues. They must be stopped before it’s too late but who’s in on it, what secrets do they share and who are the clones? Script Excerpt

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Courage: Our Credo

A true story of hope and faith following a Polish family as they fight to survive and escape a Russian labor camp during WWII. Script Excerpt

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Maranatha

A faith assaulting author realizes the calling on his life when he steps into a leadership role, bringing many to Christ, after joining a clandestine group of believers during the biblical end of days. Script Excerpt

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Ready Set Choke

Five people discover happiness and self-identity when one of them faces the reality of marrying his long-time girlfriend and another starts a budding relationship with a lesbian. Script Excerpt

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Currents

What seemed like a harmless get-together for five people turns into a crime scene in the wake of a rape. Seen through each of their perspectives, they discover truths about themselves and each other while bonds deepen, surfacing past regrets and un-forgiveness as an investigation develops. Script Excerpt

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Weight of the Wind

A suicidal man is taken on a time-traveling journey of self-discovery by God and Satan, forcing him to come to terms with his faults and enabling him to mend the wounds he’s left in his tracks. Script Excerpt

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The Flower Shop (1-hour teen fantasy / dramady version)

After a 19-year-old girl learns that she's half-human and half-witch, her life takes a complicated turn, more so now that her step-brother's selling their father's only memory: The Flower Shop, and an evil warlock is after her magical powers.

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Who's Got The Gun?

Blamed for a botched bank robbery, a downtrodden teen takes charge and is then assisted by her hostages, reveling in the excitement to stop the new gung-ho detective from arresting anyone. Script Excerpt

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Osceola

When treaties are broken and the Seminole chiefs are coerced into signing away their land, Osceola takes the lead in urging the Seminoles ad their black allies to fight for freedom and justice. Story of the first black slave uprising and the struggle of the Seminoles to protect both the slaves and themselves from the white's attempt to drive the from their lands. Script Excerpt

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Ruthless

While investigating a missing child case, a female detective realizes the case is closer to home than she thinks, which leads her on an emotional, soul-searching journey to finding her own child. Script Excerpt

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Beyond The Seventh Tree

An anti-social man loses touch with reality following his conviction for assaulting a paedophile after witnessing him sexually assaulting his teen bus buddy. Script Excerpt

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Agualique

After graduating from the most prestigious medical school in the country, a miner's son must navigate his final test as an intern at the notorious psychiatric hospital, Agualique. Though falling in love with one of his patients may keep him there forever.

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be a god to live

when adam's jew friend killed by the nazis, then adam tries to take revenge, believing that this will bring him redemption, but he meeets a devil in his way

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Shadow River

Camping takes on a whole new meaning when a couple decide to buy an old rundown houseboat

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DAWN

As Jesus rises from the dead as he promised he would, his enemies vow to take him and his followers down only to be touched by his light...

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ONLY THE GOOD

After denying Christ, Peter the Apostle is brought to High Priest Caiaphas - where he must reconcile the implications of the faith which has come to define him. Script Excerpt

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CRYSTAL CLEAR

A naïve young woman must take an unusual road trip if she is to unravel her parent’s secret past. Along the way she falls in love but the trips unexpected revelations threaten her new-found relationship.

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Finding my truthful self after experiencing nightmare in my past

She struggled in silent for years and couldn’t trust anyone to talk about the dirty and painful things that has happened to her as a child. When she did trust someone after suffering for 20 years in secret with depression, ptsd, anxiety and lost her identity because of her past. She felt not being understood from the people around her.   After walking for years in a painful and unwanted circle, she finally find what she has been looking for.

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$ecret$

Ongoing series – Psychological Thriller / Financial-Legal Drama Concept Based on the Career of Dan Gallagher MBA, CLU, ChFC, CFP®, CBI TV Series Pilot Narrative, Teleplay & Episodes by Dan Gallagher Script Excerpt

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Within The Family

A soap opera set in two fictional Texas towns centered around two different families.

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SLAM’N

The ugly duckling meets Cinderella set in a basketball genre and to hip hop music. Mookz an Aboriginal teenager hides behind a secret and a dream to play in the NBA. All the while struggling with a dysfunctional life and other obstacles to reach that goal.

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IN BAD COMPANY

Max struggles to protects her family from gang violence and war, her story demonstrates love, trust and betrayal, but mostly survival and the strength of a woman.

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RESERVOIR

A young criminal, in mourning after the death of his sister, is thrust into the role of a reluctant Messiah following a violent supernatural occurrence. Script Excerpt

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The Four Husbands of Sarah Mcguire

A reporter listens as a hundred year old woman recounts her life experiences while being married to four husbands and interacting with President Truman, Ed Sullivan, Elvis Presley, John Lennon, Chinese Chairman Mao, President Nixon, 9/11 and the COVID-19 Virus along the way.

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My Father's Worst Nightmare, short

With his boyfriend in tow, a college sophomore takes a weekend trip home for the express purpose of COMING OUT to his family and all hell breaks loose until a near tragedy triggers a father’s journey towards acceptance.

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Those Hollywood Hills

Is it enough to get off heroin? Not if your girlfriend, confidant, and best friend is your dealer.

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Call Me

A mysterious woman shows up at a stranger's door with the sole intention of making him happy. Script Excerpt

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HOMEBOUND

An idealistic young nurse is kidnapped by a psychotic family and must lower herself to their depraved level if she has any chance of surviving.

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White Is Not A Color

No one has the gut to worship White Skin so openly. A Chinese journalist tells why she has. A simple marriage triggers national belief of state empowerment. A self-claimed single race nation shows aggression after assimilation policy nationwide.

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Don't forget to be dope

Trying to understand why he’s not further along in his career, the self-described "world’s most okayest dj" recaps his career/life up to this point, and answers every question you did not know you had about djing. Script Excerpt

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LUSH

A widowed retiree unwittingly falls prey to rampant substance abuse plaguing her OVER 55 community in Florida. Script Excerpt

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Inside Out

After being falsely accused of murder, an actor who six months prior, was teaching inmates acting where he is now incarcerated, is targeted and brutally attacked. With the help of his workshop friends he hatches a revenge plan against all four attackers, while trying desperately to clear his name.

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Major Players 2: Thunder vs Lightning

After defeating a seemingly invincible opponent and severing ties with his manipulative cousin, a boxer must face an even more intimidating foe. Script Excerpt

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Going Alone

When a biologist working on a vitally important environmental report dies mysteriously, his estranged daughter takes over his work with an assassin closing in. Script Excerpt

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REVELATIONS

A young nurse investigates her mother’s disturbing death and becomes entangled in a decades old political cover up involving her family and the illicit affair of America’s most infamous lovers. Script Excerpt

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The Alibi

In 1980s Detroit, a ten-year-old boy comes of age when his father decides he’s ready to run an errand for the family “business”.

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Bit by Bit

With graduation in jeopardy, a disparate Stanford techie gets pulled into a shady crypto-currency scheme- where he battles greed and virtue trying to save his, privileged, self-destructing roomie, and his own freedom.

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Coming of Age - Feature Film

It’s 1965, and even as sex drugs and rock’n’roll infiltrate a Britain eager to leave WWII in the dust, 14-year old sheltered and studious Charlotte lands abruptly on an old-fashioned slap’n’tickle bedroom farce tour her mother, Tricia, stage manages. When she unexpectedly replaces an actress in the show - clad in a skimpy French Maid’s outfit — and tumbles into a heady flirtation with a much older actor — her mother, Tricia, is forced to confront her daughter’s sexual awakening as well as her own priorities.

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Team Couch

Group of friends in film industry decide to take action during the upcoming Quarantine due to COVID 19. Script Excerpt

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THE TEST

Debbie sets up seemingly disinterested husband Jim to test his fidelity, but things spin out wildly when Jim fails a test of his own making and falls into a trap set by a team of dangerous con-artists ready to take him for a ride and everything he's worth. Script Excerpt

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THE GLAMOROUS LIFE

A model on the decline gets a much-needed vacation from her rock star boyfriend and her career as well as a new outlook on life when she hides out at a Florida beach house with an “odd couple” of twenty-something brothers who assume she's a hooker. Script Excerpt

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DOWN WITH DAD

A 3 time Man of the Year dad Dave McNabb tries to teach his teen son Lincoln a life lesson -- “do good things, good things happen.” But much to Lincoln's delight and wonder, while things seem to improve for him they suddenly go south for dear old dad and bad things happen... very bad things. Script Excerpt

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TAKEN AWAY

Two 16 year-olds, one a foul-mouthed cutter, the other a church boy, become unlikely allies when they are snatched from separate states and brought to a remote hideaway by an inexperienced kidnapper and his mother who's fresh out of prison but dying. Script Excerpt

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PEEP

When two teen boys peeping in a beautiful neighbor’s bathroom window witness her murder, they are torn by how to deal with this shocking crime, and the choices they make cause their lives to spin dangerously out of control. Script Excerpt

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Last Train Home

During the last, fleeting beats of his pulse, a man seemingly put to death in Florida’s electric chair in 1999 is sent on a journey across time to confront himself as a rebellious teen and change the course of his dire destiny. Script Excerpt

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Sanctuary

A hapless and socially detached attorney's life changes dramatically when he executes a will stipulating that a substantial fortune will be shared by all who attend the deceased's funeral mass. But no one shows up... except one mysterious homeless man seeking shelter from a raging storm. Script Excerpt

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ARMED:STAY

A grieving, young widow and mother will fight through severe depression and panic attacks to protect her family from a desperate intruder who breaks into her home with a gun, a bullet wound, and an oxy addiction. Script Excerpt

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Whirlabout

A man returns home to care for his father who’s riding a downhill early-onset Alzheimer’s spiral, but dark secrets revealed about the family patriarch’s past shock him to the core, dramatically altering the course of that care... and the direction of his own life. Script Excerpt

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Twisted Fate

Set in near future during a new pandemic of a "Mad Cow" prion disease that turns people psychopathic. A young woman and her infected lover flee to a purported sanctuary in the Mojave Desert to escape the Gestapo-like US Health Services. Adapted from my novel set for publication in December 2021 by the Champagne Book Group The novel was showcased online in The Write Launch: https://thewritelaunch.com/2019/09/twisted-fate/ recently showcased

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MOW Not About Money

A dedicated corporate women is promoted into management, but soon finds that her position is threatened by the male management that promoted her.

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50 pge sample - Logger Heads

In a remote BC community, a New Age logger falls for the exciting schoolteacher, but they both become the target of a jealous serial rapist inmate in camp on a work release program. Script Excerpt

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My Phantom Looks Like the Man From Glad

A phantom visits a logger and leaves him with a chilling tale. Script Excerpt

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Victory Square

A homeless woman dies alone on the hard streets of Vancouver. Script Excerpt

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Behind The Veil

Film Noir. Los Angeles, 1947. A private investigator's search for a gay man among those marginalized by society results in a battle against that powerful elite who exploit them. Script Excerpt

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In The Cut

In The Cut follows two street smart, dysfunctional best friends turned business partners, Nita James and Will Durado, she's fiery and unpredictable, he's driven and neurotic, as they kiss the corporate music world goodbye to start their own indie label. Now Will & Nita run the show, call the shots and occasionally let their ego and pride sidetrack their dreams as they struggle to achieve success … on their own terms.

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FINAL PASSAGE

The power of nature to heal the human heart: After a life-changing summer solstice cruise, a grieving widow trades harsh Brooklyn for pristine Alaska where Archangel Gabriel bargains with God to give her husband’s soul more time before completely crossing over.

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GALERIJ

As an art authenticator collects twelve 17th century Dutch Brohm family portraits, she learns the dangers of reuniting the portraits—the Galerij—when an art expert warns her the collection will revive the Brohm family and unleash them into present day society, where they'll resume control over and castrate European trade.

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Saving Keylan Millar

PILOT: When Victor spirals out of control from grief, head firefighter, Keylan Millar, does his best to bring his closest friend and ‘2-IC’ back from the brink of despair. Mini-Series: Head firefighter and vigilante, Keylan Millar, determined to expose a web of corruption and violence, presents his nemesis the opportunity to bury him when taking the rap for the death of a friend.

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Bad Lies

A feisty and revered old attorney in bad health takes on one last case - a libel trial - after a magazine accuses a famous pro golfer of cheating. (Screenplay adapted with permission from the novel Bad Lies by Shelby Yastrow and Hall-of-Fame golfer Tony Jacklin.)

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Fighting Johnny O'Brian (female lead)

For a parole board hearing, a 53 year-old black civil rights attorney gets appointed - despite her protests - to represent a white man who's been in prison 20 years for killing 2 black police officers. (Also written with a young white male as the hero, but the female version is better.)

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POLICE CALLS

A threatening neighbour gets frightened on Halloween.

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Pieces Of Green

An executive at The Federal Reserve Bank pulls off the perfect heist which was never about the money. While on the run in a motor home, he meets a woman who is also running from something. They are being followed, but which one are they following, since the woman claims to have memory loss after a fall.. Script Excerpt

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The Chief Resident

A chief resident in medicine is abruptly dismissed for an episode of sexual harassment, and a very reluctant woman resident is dragooned into taking his place.

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Enchanted Girl

An intern, a single mother, brings her 7 year old daughter to work with her in a county hospital. The daughter turns out to be surprisingly helpful.

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Saving Lives

A group of interns and residents struggle through a year at a deteriorating county hospital fending off a zealous cost-cutter from the Department of Hospitals

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Secrets of the Universe

A brilliant young physicist must choose between career and love. It's no problem for her but leaves her boy friend in a terrible bind.

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Bound for Germany Town

In 1832 Virginia, after a wealthy black plantation owner’s family is killed, all his possessions stolen or burned, and he’s left for dead by racist outlaws, he’s bent on revenge until a German prophetess and two Christian women, who nurse him back to health during a miraculous road trip and try to stop him from confronting the cold-blooded murderer who’ll likely kill him.

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Prisoners in Pain Sight

After a white farmer saves the life of a runaway slave, the slave helps his injured widow repair her rundown farm while keeping from each other that dangerous men are after them both.

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Nobody's Angels

Two bail bonds women, a dwarf and a hare-lipped Rottweiler chase a bail jumping rapist from California to Florida.

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Breaking Tom

: When an engaging 17 year-old, orphaned by a flood, in 2018, on a Queensland 60,000 acre property is enslaved by a “kind” helper, he must fight back against land grabbers, the helper and a corrupt bank manager if he’s to survive. The bank manager is over friendly. Script Excerpt

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GENERAL GRANT IS DOOMED!

“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) SEMI-FINALIST Fade In Awards - True Story/Bio Competition

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BOJANGLES, EUBIE AND BERT!

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.”) Script Excerpt

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Knockin' on Heaven's Door

True tale of two young sisters enslaved and abused by a navy wife and her sons until one is poisoned with chocolate pudding. The signs are there for her deeds to be discovered. But the neighbors, the principal, the biological mother, all are duped by this clever psychotic foster mom and the "accidents" keep getting explained away. It's a story the small rural farming community in central California won't easily forget. Script Excerpt

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The Summer of Crud

The summer after graduating from college, a troubled 22-year-old takes a cross-country US road trip with a friend, hoping to find the inspiration to reach his songwriting potential, start a band, and avoid student teaching in the fall.

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DEAD STATES

A group of resilient small town teens struggle to carve out a new future after a series of TEOTWAWKI events crush the U.S. power grid, destroying most of the population and forcing them to live by their wits, without adult interaction. Script Excerpt

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The Muse

A married writer going through a midlife crisis becomes infatuated with an uninhibited young woman he meets on the beach, finding inspiration through her as they begin a torrid affair...but he soon finds himself targeted by a killer who has also found her...inspiring.

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Light Fingers

Awkward bookworm displaced by her father's bankruptcy, falls for her lab partner in science class, a boy with the touch of a surgeon, who is also the world’s greatest shoplifter. Script Excerpt

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The Topless Widow

A lawyer’s former model mother has taken to sunbathing topless in her backyard, unable to convince her to stop, he pays her complaining neighbors to construct fences, but then she takes her antics to the front yard, getting arrested and he goes from defending her against obscenity charges, to helping her accept her impending death. Script Excerpt

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TYPHOON

Adaptation of Joseph Conrad's novella of an eccentric steamship captain, his ambitious first mate, their motley crew and 200 Chinese passengers caught in the typhoon of the century, set in the South China Seas of 1901. A morality tale of family separation, racism and survival to the extreme during a perilous sea journey as terrifying as "A Perfect Storm", evolving into an epic struggle of hearts and minds that defines the best and worst in men. Script Excerpt

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NOT ANOTHER VAMPIRE STORY: Stripping by the Pool

Thirteen year old Sylvia meets Julia's new boyfriend Terry during a wardrobe malfunction; over dinner, Sylvia suspects there's something dark and maybe sinister in Terry's nature -- something best kept in the dark of night. With fangs.

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NOT ANOTHER VAMPIRE STORY

An embarrassment-prone middle school girl's life gets risky when she suspects her pretty older sister's good-looking boyfriend is really a vampire, and sets out to prove it.

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Mother Seacole

British soldiers are transported from Jamaica to fight in the Crimean War. A Scottish-Jamaican lady provides home comforts and medical assistance to her boys in Crimea and becomes a British heroine. Script Excerpt

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Watch

An L.A. homicide detective, who also rents spare rooms in his apartment building to aspiring Hollywood actresses, must prove his innocence when one of them is brutally murdered by someone bent on revenge, exposing the detective's voyeurism fetish. Script Excerpt

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Givers and Takers

Taking down a corrupt political candidate before an election is key for an FBI agent to prove his brother was a pawn in the murder of a prostitute connected to both.

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Alive and Alone

A young boy survives a private airplane crash that kills his father leaving him alone to survive in the wilderness of Alaska using skills he learned from his father until or if rescued.

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FALL BACK

Two lovers try to reunite after being separated by a rift in space and time.

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COURTROOM

A threatened woman juror sees the innocent man convict himself.

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HOSPITAL BIRTH

A baby’s birth is overseen by creatures with their own delivery room.

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RECESS BULLY

A teacher enlightens her class of the consequences of a schoolyard bullying. 8-page short drama script.

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THE LAST PERFORMANCE

Three costume mannequins create their own final drama on a theatre stage. 3-page comedy script. 2 actors, 3 voice-overs, one location.

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NIGHT ATTACK

Remote farm, lone woman. An old farm woman getting ready for bath is attacked. 3-page short thriller script.

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THE BLOOD ATTACK

Something stolen revealed. When a Goth steals a hidden vial from a pawn broker, his walk down an alley is shortened by vampire attacks. 3-page short horror script.

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GRIEF COUNSELOR

Death’s closure can be twisted. When a family returns to the funeral home to collect their deceased relative’s ashes, they encounter inappropriate actions.3-page short comedy script.

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UNACCEPTABLE EMPLOYEE BEHAVIOUR

In an office, various inappropriate behaviour is highlighted. (4) 1-page animated or live-action comedy short scripts. Suitable for a web series.

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BE SAFE

At home and outside, children are instructed how to deal with situations and objects in a safe way. (4) 1-page animated or live action filler short scripts for children. Suitable for a web series.

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FEAR AWAY

At home and outside, children are instructed how to be more confident. (6) 1-page animated or live action filler short scripts for children. Suitable for web series.

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WHEN RUBBER DUCKIES GO BAD

1-minute horror short script. A rubber duckie in a bathtub attacks a beautiful woman.

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EXPOSED

Two women encounter a naked man in the woods and relate their story to the police. 5-page crime script.

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WINTER COVER

The husband and receptionist meet a cold end to their tryst. 5-page crime script.

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SUPER FOOT

Bravery has its physical challenges. Back to work with a broken foot, Dave must rescue his love interest from the office bully.3-page short comedy script, 3 actors, one location.

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THE MISSING BIRDSEED

When Mr. Sandhill hires Cat Holmes and Bunny Watson to investigate why his daily birdseed vanishes too quickly, the animal detectives interview the locals to find a gluttonous villain. For the children's TV mystery series THE CAT HOLMES AND BUNNY WATSON MYSTERIES.

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DEATH CRUSH

When two women cycle to a new winery, the find of a body in the grape crusher puts suspicion on one and later confinement on another. For the TV mystery series WINE CRIMES.

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PATCHES' PERIL

After running away from her drunk prostitute mother to her small town uncle’s home, a teenage girl must retrieve her two younger sisters before they are put into the big city street trade. Based on true facts.

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SAFE SEX SUMMER CAMP

A grandmother remembers -- when foxy Gigi arrives at a dilapidated summer camp with her over-sexed boyfriend and horny friends, their hedonism is plagued by two nosy rich Arabs, a big Indian and the uptight high school administrator.

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CROSSING GUARD SANTA

When Nick North (Santa) accepts a position as a crossing guard to bridge finance the toy production, he encounters bullying by both children and adults and then must communicate the Christmas Spirit without magic to end the abuse.

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RELATIVE CONTACT

Remote farms — lone women — masked attacker — stumped local police. A new female TV reporter going back to her home town is the next victim.

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DOUBLE STEED

When a teen girl has to take over the care and training of her competitor’s new horse, her compassion and companionship with the two horses wins her a dressage competition.

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S.O.B.

A Texas police dispatcher adverse to guns and violence suspects his runaway teenage daughter has been kidnapped by human traffickers. He transfers as a cop to El Paso’s vice squad on a relentless mission to find her. The series follows a religious man’s journey into the heart of darkness, the world of “sexually oriented businesses”, and his sinister evolution into a criminal mind, in the style of Breaking Bad. Script Excerpt

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Fair Warning

Thriller based on the true stalking murder of Berkeley student Tanya Tarasoff in 1969 by an obsessed graduate student, and the legal case that changed U.S. doctor-patient confidentiality laws. Script Excerpt

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At odds end

While trying to cope with side effects of his imprisonment, a recently reinstated detective frantically hunts for the serial killer who held him hostage.

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THE CALL CENTER

Locusts invade the building, the adherence schedules are off kilter, and one of the night managers is watching TV and preaching the word. Meet the staff of the Call Center where "the prisoners run the prison". But it's just a cup of coffee, for the merry go round of Managers in this wacky environment Script Excerpt

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MAUSOLEUM MAN

After his wife's sudden death, her husband fights his sister and a cemetery official to stay with her in the family mausoleum.

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Dead Line

The ghost of a beautiful young woman, murdered by a serial killer, enters a young man's life, bringing chaos with her. Script Excerpt

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A PORTRAIT OF AN AUTHORITARIAN DOMINATING

When a patient comes for treatment with a psychologist she finds the doctor is more emotionally needy than she is and their relationship has given him the means to destroy her!

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KICKER

Karate Kid meets West Side Story. An interracial teen romance is caught between two gangs of skateboarders and BMX racers in a park turf war. An Indonesian kickboxer and the white sister of the skateboard leader fall in love against her brother’s wishes. When the turf war turns violent, he has to rescue her brother from a dangerous drug ring. A martial-arts action drama of teen love, rage and betrayal. Script Excerpt

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Empire Grade

A married assistant D.A. falls for a vagabond girl living in the seedy Beach Flats area of Santa Cruz, California. His double life may lead him to the murderer in a gruesome double homicide --- but at the cost of his marriage and career. Based on a 1982 true crime in Santa Cruz County. Adapted from my short story published in the UK crime magazine Close to the Bone https://www.close2thebone.co.uk/wp/saturday-night-off-2/ Script Excerpt

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Cherry Hill

In 1870s Kansas, a pretty young widow falls into prostitution after her husband dies in a blizzard. She is soon drawn into the intrigues and passions of the region’s most powerful men. Script Excerpt

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Vengeance Island

A young couple are stranded on a remote Alaskan island when their seaplane goes down in a winter storm. Soon, they realize they are being stalked --- and not just by wolves.

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CITY DWELLERS (The Millennials)

A Veteran FBI Agent outsmarts a cult of young cyber crooks. The crafty FBI Agent with the help of a New York Company that specializes in security services and equipment, tracks down, hunts and arrests a syndicate of interns working in these cities. It's MAD MEN meets CRIMINAL MINDS. Script Excerpt

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My Buddy

A mafia princess searches for the murderer of her father and finds him in the most unlikely place of all--at her feet..

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Malleus

Adulterous husband burned at the stake for consorting with evil emerges in modern Los Angeles to stalk a fatherless young man he thinks is a reincarnation of his own son. Script Excerpt

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Dinner at the Bigelows'

Teen girl from a poor family is hired to babysit the children of a wealthy studio executive and is drawn into a world of lies, scandal, forbidden love and violence. (Published in Nikki Finke's fiction site "Hollywood Dementia) Script Excerpt

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Doctors

Katie, age 17, takes a job at a doctor's office and learns about life and love --- and the end of both. Script Excerpt

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Sunrise

A recently disabled young man finds love, hope and courage in the arms of a wild, witty party girl, who’s hiding a deadly disease.

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CHRISTMAS MITZVAH

Not all families are united by blood!

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WHERE IS GUDLINGER?

A man picks up a video camera with the intention of documenting his prophetic mission of finding and rewarding The Good Americans" as he travels across the United States awarding millions of dollars.

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STREET JUSTICE

George Collinsworth is an African American conservative Law Professor appointed to a Federal Circuit Court by the President of United States, but, memories of his tragic past cause him to be resentful of the America's Justice System, and somehow...he showed it.

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Snooks

The extraordinary true life story of Nate "Snooks" Gulliver, dancer and drummer extraordinaire, who played with Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong and other greats and was Billie Holliday's childhood sweetheart. Script Excerpt

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SEVERELY GIFTED

A bright, lonely teenager learns about love and loss while taking a summer job to escape his abusive father.

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THE REDDITION

An idealistic monk crusades against manipulative, sadistic prefects at his order's reform school for boys.

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Shadow on the Heartland

A successful Wall Street attorney reluctantly returns to rural North Dakota to help his family fight against an agricultural corporate giant that's quickly taking over the food industry with dangerous GMO seeds. Script Excerpt

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The Virgin Effect

Daughter of a middle-eastern oil billionaire, drugged and raped at a frat party, contacts a young L.A. surgeon to restore her virginity for her arranged marriage. When the surgeon's receptionist learns of the plan, she and her boyfriend decide on blackmail. Script Excerpt

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Grizzly

Aging hacker gets out of prison and plots an act of sabotage to impress a Dutch hacker chick and reclaim his status as the terror of the Internet. Script Excerpt

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Riviera Drive

Three Latino felons on the run invade the home of a prosperous Latino insurance executive, who must reconnect with his own violent past to save his family. The tensions heightens when his 17 year old daughter bonds with one of the felons. Script Excerpt

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Space Reserved

A thoughtless parking impulse leads a slick young ad executive into captivity and back to a crime he may have committed while in school --- as a botched revenge plot traps him and three women in an apartment with no escape from one another or the past. Script Excerpt

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The Deer and the Dolphin

NOTE: THE EXCERPT ABOVE IS THE THIRD SECTION OF THE DEER AND THE DOLPHIN. For pp. 1-80 e-mail jfdavanzo@poweroc.net In this future history sci-fi fantasy Nick, a solitary sailor, is witness to the degradation of Earth's ecology and becomes a central figure in Earth's recovery.

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A GRUNT'S TALE

Currently considering writing this script in a novel format. The young black woman employed by a Vietnam Vet's sister helps him work through his debilitating PTSD. She is the unsung hero of the story and is rewarded with an American Bandstand style party - the prom she never got to attend!

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LOST AT SEA

High-seas survival adventure in a lifeboat, based on a true story and a controversial naval murder trial. As a disabled cruise ship is evacuated, one of its lifeboats is hopelessly lost at sea -- in the path of an oncoming storm. A junior officer, acting as captain, faces a moral dilemma when he realizes there are too many people in the boat to survive the storm: he must play God and decide who goes overboard to die, in order to save the majority of passengers. Script Excerpt

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LIFE WITHOUT FATHER

Ghost dramedy with family values, a la "Ghost" meets "Parenthood". An acclaimed news cameraman who's been neglecting his family for his career dies suddenly under mystical circumstances and returns home as a ghost to haunt his 12-year-old son a week before his 13th birthday. He only has a short time to teach his son life lessons and to learn how to be, and to redeem himself as, a once-absentee dad. Script Excerpt

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San Francisco

A serio-comic soap (AKA- "Dramedy") with diverse and colorful characters and their "issues."

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D.E.T.E.C.T.I.V.E.S

Two rival detectives join to solve a case whereby ten San Francisco detectives are being murdered by the Chinese Mafia. Little do they know, they're also on the hit list until... "And Then There Were None."

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A Good Friday

Two families joined together during a tornado find out that it's more turbulent down in the shelter than outside when their past is revealed.

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Sexto Sentido

Wanita, a fake clairvoyant, soon learns she is not so fake at all.

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What is Wealth

Documentary Thesis on Wealth? - Easy enough topic! - So Sam thought, until his daunting interview with an old English Professor.

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Taken

Based on a true story. A college student is kidnapped at gunpoint and gang raped by three men, but when the law fails to bring about justice, her mother falls apart, only to mend and seek revenge against the rapists. It is a suspenseful story of pain and trauma that is righted through legal ways that almost went astray (murder), a story of healing and redemption. It exposes injustice and the repercussions that vibrate through a family.

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T'was Christmas Eve

A life of ill repute condemned her from keeping her true love.

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the rose bud

With a longing to be no different than any other woman, Kristy seeks a loving relationship.

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Sinful Play

Misfortune reunites twins, separated at birth

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Med Frenzy

A large population becomes afflicted with an unknown skin ailment that cause doctors to label patients psychotic, but a single woman, in her desperate struggle to find relief, discovers the true cause of the disease and an underlying conspiracy.

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Recovering Elizabeth

A suicidal widower gains a chance at redemption when he vows to take care of a six year old girl whose mother is brutally killed on the street.

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THE WORD ON THE STREET

While trying to keep her family together, a young Catholic widow must also deal with prejudice as black families start moving into their all-white parish in 1950s West Philadelphia.

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Pandemic

The deadly H5N1 bird flu has mutated into a strain no one suspected. The world struggles with the coming pandemic.

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