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By Lynda Lemberg and Jeffrey Allen Russel.

In 1840, an unconventional widow risks her life when she joins forces with a charismatic journalist, brutalized tenant farmers and a traumatized exile she rescues in Montreal, to stop the most powerful men in Scotland from violently evicting Gaelic Highlanders, unaware of her own family's complicity in the ethnic cleansing. Synopsis

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(Posted: 02/22/2014; Updated: 02/03/2017 )

By Jeffrey Allen Russel & Lynda Lemberg.

During the Civil Rights era, a white supremacist colludes with a judge to entrap African Americans for his lobotomies. When a Black track star is sent to his asylum after she retaliates against the racist girls at school, her gifted soulmate teams up with an edgy journalist to free her and expose the conspiracy.

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(Posted: 10/31/2016; Updated: 03/15/2017 )

By David J Schroeder.

A paralyzed young man's broken spirit and intellectual pride is challenged as a live-in supervisor in a halfway house for the mentally disabled. Winner of 16 'Best Screenplay' awards. #1 on the MovieBytes.com feature Drama & Family 'Winning Lists.'

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 05/16/2011; Updated: 01/07/2017 )

By Stephen M. Hunt.  Interview

Paris, 1941; an American undercover war correspondent risks his life to film Nazi atrocities.

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Format: Short Screenplay

(Posted: 09/30/2015; Updated: 04/01/2017 )

By David J Schroeder.

A lost nuclear bomb is found on a stranded ship heading for the Gulf of Mexico.

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(Posted: 08/18/2012; Updated: 04/01/2017 )

By David J Schroeder.

In the post 9/11 world of cultural confusion and erroneous judgment, Habib bin Habib al Fulan pawns his beloved guitar and reconciles with his young wife. Premiered in 9 countries, 86 film festivals, and won 66 Best Awards.

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Format: Short Screenplay

(Posted: 02/19/2012; Updated: 04/01/2017 )

By Susan Klos.  Interview

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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(Posted: 05/08/2015; Updated: 04/19/2017 )

By Jonathan LaPoma.  Interviews

After his brother attempts suicide a few weeks before Christmas, an unrepentant asshole with a heart of gold moves back in with his comically dysfunctional family to help his brother, only to discover that his brother is the sanest of them all [Ranked 2nd in the "GLBT" category of MovieBytes's Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts. Austin Film Festival Second Round, Page International Quarterfinalist]. Synopsis

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(Posted: 04/02/2016; Updated: 04/23/2017 )

By Phil Parker.

***OPTIONED BY BAFTA-WINNING PRODUCER*** LOGLINE: "When a top U.S. pilot crash-lands on a Japanese island carrying the third atomic bomb, he's forced to choose between honor and duty: detonate the bomb and annihilate a POW camp, or let the bomb fall into the hands of a disgraced Japanese commander."

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(Posted: 08/21/2014; Updated: 12/19/2016 )

By Eric Carlson.  Interviews

When, during a risky test dive in 1920, the Navy's newest submarine floods and sinks with no chance of outside rescue, a young, untested skipper must convince a skeptical crew to follow his brilliant yet dangerous plan that could save their lives or hasten their demise.

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(Posted: 07/17/2012; Updated: 12/06/2016 )

By David J Schroeder.

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 4 'Best Screenplay' awards.

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Format: Short Screenplay

(Posted: 01/27/2012; Updated: 04/01/2017 )

By Jonathan LaPoma & Natalia Porras Sivolobova.  Interviews

After trying for seven years to successfully make it as a dancer in New York, a 30-year-old half-Mexican, half-American woman with dual citizenship reluctantly returns to her hometown of Oaxaca, Mexico and struggles to find her identity. [32 awards/honors including, First Place-2015 Las Vegas Screenplay Contest (Drama Category), and Grand Prize-2015 London Film Awards (Feature Screenplay Category)] Synopsis

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(Posted: 04/16/2014; Updated: 04/17/2017 )

By Warren R. Hull.

The lives of two powerful families intertwine to create a personal tragedy of enormous consequence which in turn propagates one of the most famous murder mysteries of the twentieth century.

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(Posted: 09/19/2008; Updated: 01/14/2017 )

By Steve Weissman.

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

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(Posted: 11/23/2007; Updated: 08/23/2016 )

By Robert Gately.  Interviews

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. Synopsis

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(Posted: 08/19/2003; Updated: 02/11/2017 )

By Jonathan LaPoma.  Interviews

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).] Synopsis

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(Posted: 04/15/2014; Updated: 04/17/2017 )

By Jonathan LaPoma.  Interviews

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. [19 awards/honors, including first place in the 2016 London Film Awards, the 2014 Awareness Film Festival, and the 2014 West Field Screenwriting Awards]. Synopsis

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(Posted: 04/15/2014; Updated: 04/17/2017 )

By Timothy Jay Smith.

When Israeli intelligence learns of a terrorist attack planned for Easter Sunday in Jerusalem, the race to stop it weaves together the lives of an American journalist, Israeli war hero, Palestinian farmer, and Arab-Christian grocer. GRAND PRIZE, RHODE ISLAND INT'L FILM FESTIVAL'S SCREENWRITING COMPETITION Synopsis

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(Posted: 10/22/2006; Updated: 06/13/2016 )

By Russ Meyer.  Interviews

An untried deputy and a hunting guide find their lifelong friendship turning lethal as they track after the kidnappers of the waitress they both love, each suspecting the other of a role in her disappearance. Synopsis PDF Excerpt

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(Posted: 03/15/2010; Updated: 04/11/2017 )

By Robert Gately.  Interviews

An emotionally challenged dad, who most believe suffers from Post Traumatic Stress, or worse, suddenly must prove he's 'normal' when his caretaker wife dies and his delinquent daughter sues for financial control of the estate. Synopsis

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(Posted: 12/14/2003; Updated: 02/11/2017 )

By Dave Kraft.

When the NFL's most feared linebacker gets forced into striking his best friend with a career-ending hit, he must clear his name by taking down the former-player-turned-extortionist who ruined him to win back his shattered dreams. ...

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(Posted: 12/28/2010; Updated: 05/03/2016 )

By bill Johnston.  Interview

A former lawman turned lawyer returns home after thirty-five years and uses his courtroom experience to defend the last of his family against a ruthless land baron. When his violent past comes to light, he is forced to resort to an old skill he swore never to use again in order to save his family.

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(Posted: 05/25/2009; Updated: 05/19/2016 )

By Harold L Brown.  Interview

A Métis lawyer on the verge of realizing his dream in a white man's world quits to save his estranged remote Métis Settlement from extinction because of an international oil sands project.

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(Posted: 02/22/2005; Updated: 06/22/2016 )

By The Brothers Langlais.

When an American military hero suspects the President of conspiring with enemies of the United States, he decides the only patriotic solution is to commit treason himself. (Inspired by Shakespeare's "Coriolanus.")

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(Posted: 05/08/2008; Updated: 11/21/2016 )

By John J. Maffucci.

An American citizen of Hispanic descent suffering from a fatal disease is denied medical treatment from his HMO is prosecuted for medicaid fraud after he impersonates an illegal alien and receives the medical assistance that saves his life.

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Format: Screenplay

(Posted: 10/13/2007; Updated: 11/13/2016 )

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