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  • 630

    #1

    Black Sea Rose
    Deirdre L. Brenner, Jillian Reilly | Drama | Feature
    Haunted by her daughter's death, a hairdresser flees her sheltered life in Texas to rescue HIV-positive orphans in dangerous post-Communist Romania where hostile adversaries threaten not only the children's survival, but her own. Based on a true story.
  • 628

    #2

    Newton's Laws of Emotion
    Eugene Ramos | Drama | Feature | 130 pages | View Writer Profile
    When a young Isaac Newton falls for a headstrong princess, he seeks to understand the principles of love using his new system of mathematics. But when his greatest adversary attempts to steal his work and the woman he adores, Newton realizes that falling in love isn't a matter of calculus, it's chemistry.
  • 627

    #3

    Minor Modifications
    Shia Labeouf | Drama | Feature | 121 pages
    Based on the life of rapper Kevin Abstract; this biographical fiction follows a Texas teen as he struggles with identity, finding meaningful relationships, sexual fluidity, and his direction in life.
  • 620

    #4

    Release
    Stacie Shellner | Drama | Feature | 101 pages | View Writer Profile
    A playboy with a fetish for being spanked navigates the aftermath of his mother's death with the help of a mousy mortician with ulterior motives.
  • 618

    #5

    Emergent
    Brian Kazmarck | Sci-fi | Feature | 112 pages | View Writer Profile
    A brilliant programmer gets embroiled in a bizarre and dangerous long triangle between a co-worker who saved her life and an artificial intelligence that nearly killed her.
  • 615

    #6

    The G.O.A.T.
    Sid Patwa | Comedy | Feature | 102 pages | View Writer Profile
    A gifted Indian teen rapper in the 90's, dealing with disappointing his family, has one night to finally face his nemesis in an epic rap battle in order to "up" his social status, impress his crush and become the Greatest Of All Time.
  • 613

    #7

    Mount Pleasant
    Cat Dale | Drama | Television (One-hour) | 61 pages | View Writer Profile
    1889, Oklahoma Territory. Native American children are forced from their families for "reeducatation" at Mount Pleasant Indian School by the US Government, but when Lola's brother does not return from the school, she risks her life by leaving the reservation to find out what happened to him.
  • 612

    #8

    Warrior Girl
    Laurie Whitaker | Drama | Feature | 117 pages | View Writer Profile
    2019 NICHOLL TOP 50 HIGHEST SCORE - SEMI-FINALIST! After a horrific car accident kills her father and shatters her leg, Amy, 15, an Olympic bound gymnast, is forced to live on an Indian Reservation with an equally wounded stranger, her Native American grandfather, who, as it turns out, is a healer...
  • 609

    #9

    The Delivery
    Gil Seltzer | Drama | Feature | 108 pages | View Writer Profile
    A Jordanian history professor turned radicalized terrorist is tasked with delivering a car bomb from Dallas to New York City. His cover - an unwitting 12-year old boy who joins him for the tenuous drive through the American heartland.
  • 609

    #10

    DARRYN THE BOLD AND THE SWORD OF BOLDNESS
    Justin Best | Fantasy | Feature | 111 pages | View Writer Profile
    When a past-his-prime knight is asked by his estranged daughter to find a fabled sword, his quest leads him to his two worst enemies: the evil woman who nearly killed him and his own ego.
  • 608

    #11

    ON TIME
    Xavier Burgin | Drama | Feature | 110 pages | View Writer Profile
    Renee Johnson, a mother living in South Central LA, must make a difficult decision when she's late for her job interview.
  • 608

    #12

    Whispers from the Watchtower
    Jai Brandon | Thriller | Feature | 119 pages | View Writer Profile
    The host of a popular skeptic/debunking radio show works alongside a reluctant psychic in a last ditch attempt to find his missing daughter.
  • 608

    #13

    Guns and Grace
    Odin Ozdil | Adventure | Feature | 94 pages | View Writer Profile
    A widow teams up with a tough Blackfoot woman against the bank robbers that killed her husband. An action-adventure that proves sisterhood is not just by birth. A story that celebrates the frontier spirit, as well as the dark side of America's past that still resonates today.
  • 607

    #14

    Muscle and Bark
    Gina DeAngelis | Family | Feature | 110 pages | View Writer Profile
    An aging Alaska mailman takes a newspaper editor's $10,000 bet to deliver a letter to the White House by dogsled, not realizing he was never supposed to win.
  • 605

    #15

    Rescue Dog
    Rich Orstad | Family | Feature | 108 pages | View Writer Profile
    A two-strike teen doing community service bonds with a shelter dog giving them both one last chance at redemption, until a poor decision with her delinquent boyfriend risks both of their lives.
  • 605

    #16

    Bull Comb Blues
    David Warnock | Drama | Feature | 116 pages
    When a bullied teen falls in love with an older, bi-racial belle, defying the norms of his segregated hometown, he must fight back against increasing hatred and violence in order to escape his family’s suffocating grip.
  • 603

    #17

    The Appeal
    Yoav Potash | Drama | Feature | 125 pages | View Writer Profile
    The true story of Deborah Peagler and the two young lawyers who volunteer to fight for her freedom, 20 years after she was sentenced to life behind bars for allegedly murdering the man who forced her into prostitution.
  • 602

    #18

    Love and Insurrection
    Ernestina Juarez | Drama | Feature | 118 pages | View Writer Profile
    An African-American slave joins Mexico's struggle for independence after befriending, and then witnessing the execution of, the author of the first law against slavery on the North American continent. (Based in part on true events)
  • 601

    #19

    DAUGHTERS LOST TO THE DESERT
    April M. Sanchez | Drama | Feature | 108 pages | View Writer Profile
    A temperamental mother seeks justice for her youngest daughter’s murder amidst systemic corruption and accusations of being a murderous vigilante herself, which causes tensions with her surviving daughter.
  • 600

    #20

    REVOLUTIONARY SPY
    James Foye | Historical | Feature | 117 pages | View Writer Profile
    REVOLUTIONARY SPY is a character-rich, action-packed, epic true story about a slave who goes undercover to spy against the British in the Revolutionary War. James is a man torn from the arms of the woman he loves and thrust into a pivotal moment in history. When you see him wielding his boarding-axe hatchet — for family, faith, country, and freedom — you’ll wonder why you’ve never heard this heroic story before.

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