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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
Written by:
Format:
Screenplay
Budget:
Mid
Starring Roles For:
20's Native descent male
20s white male
50's white male
In the Vein Of:
The River
Dante's Peak
The Dead Zone
Posted:
10/29/2003
Updated:
04/04/2020
Author Bio:
Diane studied Film and Video Art/Theory at SUNY Binghamton in New York. THE SCHOHARIE was inspired by an Upstate New York bridge collapse that actually took place in 1987.

She has been a long standing member of The Scriptwriters Network and has been a script reader for several writing competitions and film festivals. Other scripts that have gained her competition recognition include: **AUTUMN BLOOD, PERFECT PROPHET, HARPO'S BIKE, A GOOD SOUL, SPIKE, TURF WAR, PWNED, BLINDSIDED,THE BODY AND BLOOD, ROADSIDE PICNIC, SUPERNATURAL-INTERVENTION, SUPERNATURAL-I GOT YOU BABE and THE CHAIN-FRANCISCO PIZARRO**.

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Contest Results:
America's Best (Semifinalist) [1994]