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King Richard

Despite having no tennis background, Richard Williams overcomes tremendous hardship, skepticism and his own troubled past to raise two of tennis' greatest players, Serena and Venus Williams.

The Lives of Lee Miller

American fashion model, artist and war correspondent Elizabeth "Lee" Miller is a muse and collaborator to famous artists such as Pablo Picasso and Man Ray, an acclaimed photojournalist documenting some of the most important moments in history, a witness to wartime atrocities and one of the most glamorous women of her time.

Dreamin' Wild

Donnie and Joe Emerson's family leverage their farm in the 1970s in order to produce the brothers’ record, Dreamin’ Wild.

Dr. Q

The life story of an illegal immigrant, Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, who became the head of brain tumor surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

The Beautiful and the D...

The story centers on the romance between F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Sayme, Jazz Age icons whose courtship and marriage was riddled with jealousy and acrimony. Fitzgerald used their relationship as material for h is novels, and Sayre, who ended up being admitted to a sanitarium, did the same.

Middle Earth

J.R.R. Tolkien has a love affair with Edith Bratt, whom he later marries. The couple lives happily in Oxford, surrounded by friends, but when war breaks out in 1914 Tolkien embarks on four years of battle and hardship, an experience that influences his Middle Earth stories.

The Man Who Forgot He W...

T La Rock rises as a pioneer and ground-breaker in rap music until a nearly deadly beating that leaves him in a coma at the peak of his career.

Dying To Be Me

Anita Moorjani battles against cancer for four years. Overwhelmed by malignant cells, her body begins shutting down. As her organs fail, she enters into an extraordinary near-death experience where she realizes her inherent worth and the actual cause of her disease. Upon regaining consciousness, her condition improves. Within three days, 70% of her cancer is gone. Shortly after, she is declared cancer free.

Howard Hughes Biopic

Based on Michael Drosnin’s Citizen Hughes: The Power, the Money and the Madness that focuses on the freakier decades of Hughes remarkably secretive and OCD-addled life.

Roosevelt

The film will chronicle the formative years of Roosevelt as he reinvented himself from a slight and privileged New York politician with a Harvard degree to the burly commander of the Rough Riders, a track that would lead him to the New York governorship, the vice presidency and the White House, when William McKinley was assassinated.

The Legend of Fillmore ...

Fillmore Slim (né Clarence Sims) begins pursuing a music career in the 1950s, but is lured away by the pimp game during the 1960s and 1970s. He eventually returns to music in the 1980s and continues to tour today at age 77.

At The Dark End of the ...

A biopic of a young activist Rosa Parks seeking justice for 24-year-old wife and mother Recy Taylor, who was brutally gang-raped by six white men in Alabama in 1944.

Fannie Lou Hamer

Fannie Lou Hamer, a sharecropper with a sixth-grade education, becomes an important voting-rights advocate and founds the first integrated political party in the South in mid-1960s Mississippi.

I Want My MTV

Launched on cable in 1981, MTV revolutionizes music and television. The cable network starts out with a concept few think can work: watching songs on TV. But what begins as a way simply to promote record companies’ latest products becomes the music video.

Kyriakides

The life of of Stylianos Kyriakides, who won the 1946 Boston Marathon after escaping execution during the Nazi occupation of Greece.