Category Archives: Story & True Events (IN-DB)
The story of Robert F. Kennedy, politician, and brother to John F. Kennedy, who gained national attention for his public challenge of notorious Teamster Jimmy Hoffa.
Chronicles the true story of civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer.
A young man spends a summer in Italy where he meets his idol Gore Vidal and learns about life, love, and politics from the great man himself.
The lives of three people from different eras are connected by the genocide of the Congolese people at the command of Belgium’s King Leopold II.
In 1947, Pepsi CEO Walter Mack hired National Urban League staffer Edward F. Boyd to do something no major American company had done before — assemble an all-black national sales team to focus on the overlooked black market.
Follows the downfall of Democratic presidential nominee frontrunner Gary Hart after the publication of an extramarital affair.
The project is under wraps, but will be based on the memoir of the same name and developed in the tone of Crash.
Based on the 2013 true story of Damany Lewis, a math teacher in Atlant that got caught up in the largest academic cheating scandal in U.S. history.
The true story of young athlete Ed Zine, his struggle with mental illness and the Harvard doctor, Michael Jenike, who broke all the rules of traditional medicine to help him.
Based on recently declassified materials, tells teh incredible true story of Arthur Meyerowitz, an American turret-gunner whose B-24 bomber was shot down over Vichy France in 1943.
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 true story of three Americans who thwarted an ISIS attack on a Brussels train heading to Paris on August 21, 2015.
The story of the first Female Airforce Service Pilots who flew during WWII.