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Axis Sally

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

American Desperado

In the early 70's, Jon Roberts, an injured Vietnam veteran by the age of 20, ends up involved in gangland takeovers of NYC nightclubs. He goes to Miami where he deals billions of dollars of cocaine for the Medellin drug cartel and ultimately spends 10 years in prison.

A Hidden Life

The true story of Austrian Franz Jägerstätter (played by August Diel), a conscientious objector who refused to fight for the Nazis during World War II.

A Boy Named Shel

Explores the personal and professional struggles that made Shel Silverstein, who died in 1999, a unique voice. Silverstein’s resume includes best-selling books such as “The Giving Tree,” poetry collections “Where the Sidewalk Ends” and “A Light in the Attic,” chart-topping songs such as Johnny Cash’s “A Boy Named Sue” and Dr. Hook’s “The Cover of Rolling Stone”; and memorable illustrations.

Against the Sun

In one of the most harrowing true stories of World War II, three US Navy airmen crash land their torpedo bomber in the South Pacific and find themselves on a tiny life raft, surrounded by open ocean. No food. No water. No hope of rescue. Against incredible odds, these three virtual strangers must survive storms, sharks, starvation - and each other - as they try to sail more than a thousand miles to safety.

All Eyez On Me

Chronicles the life and legacy of Tupac Shakur, including his rise to superstardom as a hip hop artist, actor, poet and activist, as well as his imprisonment and prolific, controversial time at Death Row Records. Against insurmountable odds, Shakur rose to become a cultural icon whose career and persona both continue to grow long after his passing.

Anonymous Vs. Steubenvi...

Deric Lostutter, a member of the hacker group Anonymous, helps expose a cover-up of the rape of a 16-year-old girl by two high school football players in Steubenville, Ohio. After releasing a video made by the football players, showing them with the rape victim, Lostutter's home is raided by the FBI and he is charged for obtaining tweets and social media posts that contain details about the rape and for threatening action against the rapists. He could spend more than a decade in prison -- while the rapists he helped catch spent only one year in jail.

A Speck in the Sea

Lobster fisherman John Aldridge falls into the ocean in the middle of the night, forty miles off Montauk with no life vest and no way to signal where he is. Anthony Sosinski, his childhood best friend and partner on the boat, wakes up to realize John is gone. An unprecedented multi-state rescue operation takes place involving both the Coast Guard and the fishing community from across the Northeast.

A United Kingdom

A United Kingdom is the true story of the forbidden love of King Seretse Khama of Botswana (David Oyelowo) and Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike), a white woman from London, which caused an international uproar when they decided to marry in the late 1940s just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa. It was a decision that altered the course of African history.

Adventures of Burt Squire

A family man in the midst of a midlife crisis embarks on what he hopes would be a dream sailing vacation, but ends up shipwrecked in the Atlantic Ocean with a charming but unhinged sea captain.

All Saints

Michael's first assignment as their new pastor is to actually close down All Saints, a dilapidated country church with a dozen devoted members … and a mortgage well beyond its means. But when the church hesitantly begins welcoming Karen refugees from Burma—former farmers scrabbling for a fresh start in America—Michael feels called to an improbable new mission.

Toiling alongside the Karen people, the congregation attempts to turn their fertile land into a working farm to pay the church's bills and feed its people. Jeopardizing his family's future by ignoring his superiors, Michael must choose between completing what he was assigned to do—close the church and sell the property—or listening to a still, small voice challenging the people of All Saints to risk it all and provide much-needed hope to their new community.

All the Money in the World

Follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail (Michelle Williams) to convince his billionaire grandfather (Christopher Plummer) to pay the ransom. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her son’s captors become increasingly volatile and brutal. With her son’s life in the balance, Gail and Getty’s advisor (Mark Wahlberg) become unlikely allies in the race against time that ultimately reveals the true and lasting value of love over money.

Anita

After allowing a gay screenwriter into her home, singer and orange juice spokeswoman Anita Bryant is forced to confront her past as an anti-gay Christian crusader who successfully campaigned to overturn a gay rights law in Florida and whose polarizing views destroyed her show biz career in the process.

A Murder Foretold

In Guatemala, Rodrigo Rosenberg, a wealthy businessman who watched his wife-to-be get assassinated along with her father, is later gunned down while riding his bicycle. His murder stirs up an entire country frustrated by the endless waves of violence, sometimes involving corrupt government officials

A Private War

In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike) is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado. After being hit by a grenade in Sri Lanka, she wears a distinctive eye patch and is still as comfortable sipping martinis with London’s elite as she is confronting dictators. Colvin sacrifices loving relationships, and over time, her personal life starts to unravel as the trauma she’s witnessed takes its toll. Yet, her mission to show the true cost of war leads her -- along with renowned war photographer Paul Conroy (Jamie Dornan) -- to embark on the most dangerous assignment of their lives in the besieged Syrian city of Homs.

A Season in Bethlehem

Story of how a Muslim, an Israeli Jew, and a Christian American came together to prevent a battle at Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity.

American Made

Follows Barry Seal, a TWA pilot recruited by the CIA to provide reconnaissance on the burgeoning communist threat in Central America. Seal finds himself in charge of one of the biggest covert CIA operations in the history of the U.S., one that spawned the birth of the Medellin cartel and eventually almost brought down the Reagan White House through the Iran Contra scandal.

An Honest Liar

James "The Amazing" Randi enlists two fake psychics, Steve Shaw (aka Banachek) and Michael Edwards, and fools researchers for two years, making them think the duo has legitimate psychic powers such as spoon bending and moving objects in a sealed transparent container.

Arminius

Arminius, a German, is trained as a Roman warrior, but switches allegiance when the Romans try to take over Germania. At 25, he unites disparate Germanic tribes and rallies them to victory against the Roman Army in the bloody Battle of the Teutoburg Forest. The defeat has ramifications that end with Arminius losing his life, but it halts the Roman Empire's expansion North, and becomes the worst loss suffered by the Romans under the reign of Augustus Caesar.

A White Lie

Anita Hemmings, a light skinned African American woman and the daughter of a janitor, is passed as white so she can attend Vassar at the turn of the century.