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  1. Swagger S2Z000

    Swagger

    By Eric Coble.

    Product Code: S2Z000

    • Drama
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult
    • 3 either gender.
    • 30 min.
    A momentary act of violence caught on camera destroys the lives of three people. Now they need to tell us their version of how it really went down. Jordan is a quiet, nerdy, almost eighth-grade graduate. Leela, bubbling and following her passion, has just opened her own clothing boutique near Jordan’s school. And Daniel is an awkwardly sweet police officer on foot patrol in the neighborhood. The three of them lead us through their lives, dreams and the snap decisions that led them to that fateful moment. Learn More
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  2. OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist

    OLIVÉRio: A Brazilian Twist

    Book and lyrics by Karen Zacarías. Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma.

    Product Code: OA8000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | Family (all ages)
    • 3m., 4w.
    • 65 min.
    This joyful musical is a retelling of Oliver Twist set in modern-day Rio de Janeiro that tackles issues of poverty, inequity and injustice. Oli, an orphan girl, asks the goddess of the sea for a “little bit more” in her life. Con man Falcão and thief Zé Esquiva hope to use Oli’s sweet nature to steal from a rich widow. In the favela, Oli meets Nancí, who begins to teach Oli how to read. But when police officer Sykes gets involved, everyone has to choose between doing what is easy and what is right. Learn More
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  3. 14

    14

    By José Casas.

    Product Code: FF8000

    • Drama | Tragedy
    • Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 120 min.

    14 was inspired by the true-life event in May 2001 in which a smuggler abandoned 30 Mexicans crossing the desert, resulting in 14 deaths from dehydration. It is a starting point for exploration to investigate the complexities of people living on the border, not giving answers but raising difficult questions. The mosaic of flawed and struggling people included emphasize the importance of investigating this topic in a way that calls not only for action and conversation but, ultimately, for a collective solution.

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  4. Dead and Buried

    Dead and Buried

    By James McLindon.

    Product Code: DG9000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • High School | College and Adult
    • 1m., 2w.
    • 90 min.
    Perdue gets a job at the local graveyard, claiming to live with her aunt while searching for her missing mother. But her story begins to fall apart. She is actually living in the homeless shelter; her mother died shortly before she arrived and is buried in the cemetery. Perdue confides that she doesn’t remember her mother’s face and hopes that a photo will prove that she is the woman in Perdue’s oldest memory. But there are no photos, and Perdue must decide how far she’ll go to learn the truth about her mother. Learn More
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  5. Spoon Lake Blues

    Spoon Lake Blues

    By Josh Tobiessen.

    Product Code: S2M000

    • Comedy
    • College and Adult
    • 2m., 2w.
    • 85 min.
    In the mountain town of Spoon Lake, brothers Denis and Brady are struggling to save their house from the bank. When doing jobs for the summer residents isn’t enough, they start robbing their wealthy neighbors. Things are going better than you might think, until Brady falls in love with Caitlin, the daughter of an African-American family they’ve just robbed, and brings her back to their home. When things start getting complicated, Caitlin begins to sympathize with the brothers’ and helps hatch a new plot. Learn More
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  6. Lone Star Spirits

    Lone Star Spirits

    By Josh Tobiessen.

    Product Code: LL8000

    • Comedy
    • College and Adult | Senior Adults
    • 3m., 2w.
    • 80 min.
    Marley is hoping for a quick trip home to the town where she grew up, but she and her fiancé are in for more than they bargained for. Upon entering her estranged father’s liquor store, she’s immediately set upon by her ex-boyfriend who’s looking to relight their romance. Then there’s the former classmate looking to drag Marley into a two-woman bachelorette party. By the time Marley finally manages to reveal to her father the real reason for her visit, things are further complicated by the ghost of the bear-wrestling pioneer who used to live in the store. Learn More
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  7. The Many Disguises of Robin Hood

    The Many Disguises of Robin Hood

    By Brian Guehring.

    Product Code: MQ3000

    • Comedy | Drama
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | Family (all ages)
    • 2 to 6m., 6 to 9w., 5 or more either gender.
    • 60 min.
    In merry ol' England, the townspeople are overtaxed and overwhelmed. Luckily, the mysterious outlaw Robin Hood is giving them hope by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. With many clever disguises, Robin continually tricks the greedy sheriff of Nottingham, his nasty daughter and the evil prince. When a young girl joins Robin's band of outlaws, she discovers Robin Hood is actually a woman. Learn More
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  8. The Beverly Hillbillies, The Musical

    The Beverly Hillbillies, The Musical

    Product Code: BE3000

    • Comedy
    • Young Audiences | Middle School | High School | College and Adult | Family (all ages) | Senior Adults
    • 5m., 6w. Extras as desired.
    • 125 min.
    When the Clampett family unexpectedly strikes it rich, they move from the Ozarks to Beverly Hills. Suddenly 17-year-old Elly May, a beautiful but naïve tomboy, is thrown into a world of debutante balls, polo matches and people mainly concerned with their place in society. Nearly taken in by a couple of scheming ne’er-do-wells, Elly proves traditional country virtue triumphs over slick city vice. This musical is about compassion and tolerance—with a little moonshine and Ozark stompin’ thrown in to spice it all up. Learn More
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