Category Archives: Story & True Events (IN-DB)
The story follows three refugees from East Prussia as they struggle to survive during the end of WWII. They believe the ship Wilhelm Gustloff can take them to safety, but just as freedom seems within their grasp, tragedy strikes and the ship sinks, resulting in one of the worst maritime disasters ever.
After escaping a militia attack in Darfur, a Zaghawa tribesman used his knowledge of languages to be a translator for journalists who arrived to report on the genocide.
Chronicles the struggles of painter Vincent van Gogh as he paints his famous masterpieces.
Based on the story of famed mime Marcel Marceau, who learned to mime while saving the lives of Jewish orphans whose parents were murdered by Nazis.
After discovering she only has a few years until she becomes blind, a woman sets out to make the most of her eyesight with the time she has left.
The fictionalized story of the real life Jewish philosopher Walter Benjamin who escaped from the Nazis in 1940.
Based on the story of a business man from Sweden who attempts to extort a large sum of money from an heiress in Germany.
Before he was an icon, before creating the car that would define his image, Ferruccio Lamborghini manufactured tractors and military vehicles in World War II. This is an exploration of his life and legacy.
A professor tries to escape Sarajevo during the four-year siege in the 1990s during the Bosnian War.
Storyline is under wraps, but centers on Truman Capote’s infamous Black & White Ball in 1966.
WWII story when Shigenori Nishikaichi, an Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service pilot, crash-landed his Zero on the eponymous Hawaiian island after the participating in the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Chronicles the efforts of a woman in Chicago and the underground abortion clinic she founded before Roe v. Wade.
Growing up in Hong Kong in the 1950s, young Bruce Lee learns some very important lessons about fighting, acting and life.
Chronicles the story of the FBI’s attempts to ensnare car designer John DeLorean in a drug deal in the 1980’s.
Rick Bowers’ book chronicled the creation of a real-life 1946 radio drama in which Superman took on a Ku Klux Klan-like group, but the film will follow a former Klan member who goes undercover in Atlanta in 1946 and works with the Anti-Defamation League and the producer of the Superman radio show.
This true story starts in Ecuador, where Mikael and his racing team cross paths with a remarkable stray dog named Arthur, who follows them through the jungle of the unforgiving course. Mikael and Arthur formed a special bond, and after the race, Mikael and others worked tirelessly to get Arthur out of the country and back to his home in Sweden.
The true story of a high-ranking CIA officer who was caught selling secrets to the Russians. He then embarrassed the U.S. government when he did it again, this time from behind prison bars. What the imprisoned officer did was train his son in the ways of spycraft so he could continue to spy for Russia and even ferret out the mole that ratted out his father in the first place.
The story of Judy Wood, an immigration attorney based in Los Angeles, who argued what became a landmark case in changing the laws of asylum for women into the U.S.
The story of the first Female Airforce Service Pilots who flew during WWII.
Based on actual events, the story ﬁnds Tom Snyder in the midst of a career slum and in need of a big break. With the help of his new executive producer, Roger Ailes, Snyder lands the ﬁrst-ever sit down with Charles Manson, setting in motion a series of events that would change late night television forever.
Chronicles the story of Queen Amanirenas who confronted and arranged for peace with the invading Roman Empire.
Chronicles the true story of Cuban spies sent to Florida to combat the groups that are attacking Cuban establishments.
Based on the true story of a couple who rushed to plan their dream wedding after learning one of them has liver cancer.
Former classmates, now in middle age, routinely participate in an elaborate game of tag.
The story of influential 1970s Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, and the plane crash that killed many of its members, are recounted.
Chronicles the World War II battle in which the British defeat the Nazis.
Based on the real life of Wall Street trader turned war correspondent Carlos Mavroleon, who ended up mysteriously dead after a groundbreaking assignment for 60 Minutes in Afghanistan.
Storyline under wraps, but follows a team of real-life Navy SEALS.
The story of the Getty kidnapping crisis encompassing the Red Brigades, the Italian tabloids and the Vatican.
After the U.S. administration refuses to listen to intelligence officials, a CIA operative must act to save people from the resulting catastrophe and fall of Saigon in 1975.