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Sandley

A first-year teacher in an at-risk Los Angeles middle school finds the inspiration to confront his bullies through his interactions with a lovable, but equally teased, student. [Ranked 2nd in the Urban short script category of MovieBytes.com's "Top 10 Contest Winning Scripts"]

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Short Screenplay
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Posted:
06/27/2015
Updated:
03/30/2021
Author Bio:
Jonathan LaPoma is an award-winning, best-selling novelist, optioned screenwriter, songwriter, and poet from Buffalo, NY. In 2005, he received a BA in history and a secondary education credential from the State University of New York at Geneseo, and he traveled extensively throughout the United States and Mexico after graduating. These experiences have become the inspiration for much of his writing, which often explores themes of alienation and misery as human constructions that can be overcome through self-understanding and the acceptance of suffering.

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Contest Results:
New Renaissance (Finalist) [2017]
Hollywood Sky (Finalist)
Aura Screenwriter Awards (Finalist)
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