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Flamin’ Hot

The immigrant to riches story of how Flamin' Hot Cheetos came to life. His initial idea sparks a billion-dollar brand and catapults him from janitor to elite corporate executive.

The Tender Bar

A boy grows up without a father but is surrounded with unlikely surrogates: the patrons who haunt a pub in Manhasset, Long Island where his uncle tends bar. He eventually breaks into journalism as a copy-boy at "The New York Times" and goes on to win a Pulitzer for feature writing at the "L.A. Times."

The Unbreakable Boy

A boy has both a rare brittle-bone disease and autism. But what makes Austin truly unique is his joyous, funny, life-affirming worldview that transforms and unites everyone around him. The boy's father changes his life as he comes to see Austin not as the symbol of something broken, but the triumph of an indestructible spirit.

Lamborghini — The Legend

The story will center on Ferruccio Lamborghini's life and work, from manufacturing tractors to creating military vehicles during World War II and then on to designing and building the Lamborghini cars that ultimately defined his legacy.

King of the Jungle

Former NASA programmer John McAfee develops the first commercial anti-virus program which is eventually acquired by Intel in 2010 for $7.68 billion. McAfee's personal fortune takes a significant hit in the wake of the financial crisis, forcing him to sell almost everything he owns. While leaving in Belize, Belizean authorities seek him out to question him about the murder of American expatriate and neighbor Gregory Viant Faull in Orange Walk Town. McAfee seeks political asylum in Guatemala, but his plea is denied and he is designated for deportation after allegedly entering the country illegally. While at a detention center, McAfee fakes a heart attack in order to give his attorney time to file a series of appeals that prevents his deportation to Belize, and on December 12, 2012, he was deported to the United States.

Lady Business

Two young female entrepreneurs, Penelope Gazin and Kate Dwyer, had to invent a third male company founder in order to be taken seriously in the business world.

Skinny and Cat

During a short marriage, writer Erskine Caldwell and photojournalist Margaret Bourke White collaborate on a number of books.

The True American

Set in Texas in the days following 9/11, the story focuses on Rais Bhuiyan, a Muslim immigrant and Bangladesh Air Force veteran who narrowly survived a killing spree that took the lives of two other immigrants.

The Billion Dollar Spy

Adolf Tolkachev, a senior engineer in a top-secret Soviet aerospace laboratory, becomes one of the most valuable spies ever for the U.S. during the Cold War.

Waco

Story of the 1993 standoff between the FBI and Texas state law enforcement and the David Koresh-led Branch Davidians.

Axis Sally

Based on the true story of a woman who unwittingly became the voice of German propaganda targeted to American troops during WWII.

L.A. Riots Project

The film will cover the events of April 1992, when the acquittal of four L.A.P.D. police officers for the near-fatal beating of Rodney King led to devastating riots in Los Angeles that left more than 50 dead and 2,300 injured.

Peggy Jo

A true-life tale of Peggy Jo Tallas who robbed Texas banks in the early 1990s while posing as a man.

Kickback

Follows a renegade Moscow detective investigating the murder of a female war journalist who becomes embroiled in a web of counter espionage involving chemical warfare and the assassination of the Russian president.

Signal Hill

Story of the landmark Signal Hill police brutality case in 1981 with Anthony Mackie playing attorney Johnnie Cochran.