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The Big D

An ambitious young football coach in booming 1980s Dallas, Texas, falls under the spell of a charismatic and ruthlessly competitive mentor, who forces him to confront his relationship to the dark underbelly of college sports. Inspired by true events.

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Posted:
06/25/2020
Updated:
10/13/2020
Author Bio:
Michael Weinreb is an award-winning journalist and the author of four books. His nonfiction chronicle of a Brooklyn chess team, The Kings of New York, won the Quill Award and was named one of the best books of the year by Amazon; he's also the author of Bigger Than the Game, about the growth of commercialism and the cult of personality in sports in the 1980s; and Season of Saturdays, a memoir/cultural history about how college football reflects America.

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Contest Results:
Cinestory Feature (Semifinalist) [2020]
PAGE International (Quarterfinalist) [2020]
Stage 32 Feature (Semifinalist) [2020]
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