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SEMI-FINALISTS

A Soldiers Gift 

Kent Taylor

An American Soldier in WWII learns there is as much hate and prejudice in his own unit as there is in the Nazi forces he fights against. A simple gift inspires him to reach across cultural and racial barriers and do something extraordinary.

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Historical Drama

USA

119

At the Mercy of Faith

Samuel Taylor

A preacher who gave up on his faith has to face the ghosts of his past to save his family - and his soul.

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Thriller

USA

101

Finding my Olivia

Kelly Jean Karam 

A spiritually depleted elementary art teacher gets a mysterious invitation personalized by one of three girls from his past named Olivia and hits the road on a hopeful journey to find true love.

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Romantic Comedy

USA

97

Dyrette's Mark

David Garrett

This story pits a STEM savvy female protagonist against her uncle, a tech mogul puppeteer pitching privacy stealing biometric implants

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Mystery/Sci-Fi

USA

100

The Carolina Storyteller

Marcia Chandler Rhea and Margaret Ford Rogers

When a divided community becomes embroiled in racial unrest, a young boy discovers the key to healing by exposing a long-buried secret that brings redemption to his family and town. Inspired by a true friendship (co-author Marcia Chandler Rhea's father)

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Drama

USA

111

Under the Rose

Jude Quintiere

This is a true story of profound love between a vibrant young feminist and a nationally celebrated New York City, Roman Catholic priest, that takes place in the shifting beliefs of the 60's. This transformational love affair was investigated by the FBI and violated the strictest taboos of society, Mother Church and family values. Their love spanned 25 years through the birth of three children, all in absolute secrecy. Under the Rose - sub rosa.

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True Story Drama

USA

113

The Gospel According to God

McKinley Johnson

God steps into human history with the answers to life's problems for He faced the most difficult challenges with the power of love.

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Historical

USA

Gray

Arizona Sunrise

John Martins

In present-day Arizona, with the help of his basketball coach, a teenage boy overcomes his parents' separation, and, death of his best friend.

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Family Drama

USA

90

Trial by Trial

John Martins

Based on a true story, three Christian missionaries face criminal charges in Greece after Communists falsely accuse them of kidnapping. Written with permission.

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True Story Drama

USA

Gray

The Angel Rainbow Car Wash 

Tom Rossi 

Former blues musician, James Carver, is alone, hiding inside a liquor bottle and running out his life in the darkened cavern of a run down car wash on the West side of Chicago. After receiving a phone call from his estranged daughter's deathbed, he reluctantly visits her after more than a decade… only to watch her die. Wracked with guilt and regret, James is forced to accept her dying wish and become the caretaker for Gregory, the 5-year old grandson he's never met,

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Family Drama

USA

101