Inspired by a true story, BOY explores the complicated terrain of trying to find love in a new body, and the inextricable bonds between doctor and patient. In the 1960s, a well-intentioned doctor convinces the parents of a male infant to raise their son as a girl after a terrible accident. Two decades later, the repercussions of that choice continue to unfold.
America. 1776. Christian is a Quaker. His family came to America to live in peace. But he is a young man fired up by dreams of revolution. Should he defy his community and pick up a gun? Thomas Jefferson is an idealist, with a vision of liberty for all. But America is a fractured coalition of states, in a bloody war for independence. How will he balance the ideal with the reality? Susanna was born a slave. But the British promise liberation for those who join their fight against the revolution. Where does true freedom lie?
A Marine returns home from war and discovers that his lover is missing. Searching for her, he embarks on a surrealistic tour through the streets and history of Philadelphia.
Scandal is irresistible. We are captivated by the personal lives of celebrities and political figures almost to obsession. But at what cost? Tails of Wasps takes us behind closed doors to witness the rise and fall of one politician as he wrestles with his most intimate demons. In a hotel room, away from the public eye, a powerful man spirals downward into the depths of sexual transgression.
Follows twin brothers Alex and Cam. Alex worries about what the future holds. Cam, on the other hand, obsesses over a family legend which claims that the twins’ Vietnamese grandfather was shot by an American soldier. When Cam lures the grandson of the soldier to their motel room, seeking to avenge his grandfather’s death, the past and the future come into direct contact.
Rosemary and Evelyn met “a hundred thousand years ago” in Central Park when their children were barely born. Somewhere Fun reunites the two women thirty-five years later on Madison Avenue, one windy fall day…
When champion bounce MC, Benefit, dies unexpectedly, 6th graders Cleo and Justice set out to make a dance video so that their mentor’s memory can live on. But when Benefit’s ghost begins haunting the halls of their charter school, the girls must push back against their teacher’s expectations and find a story they can claim as their own.
Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The British consul pours tea for the American undersecretary of state, avoiding her questions—with answers to ones she hasn’t even asked—that’s diplomacy at work. Meanwhile, in the street below, a group of women set in motion a carefully planned protest. The results are devastating enough to ignite a battle of wills and wits—now that a life hangs in the balance.
It is 1970 and Virginia Moore is in love with Glenn, but she is also attempting to change her future by protesting for Equal Rights for Women. At a rally, she is knocked unconscious by a beer bottle and lapses into a coma. Forty years pass by as Glenn tends to her, waiting for her recovery. When she miraculously awakes in 2011, Virginia has evolved, and the two have to piece together a new relationship.