Julia Davis, M.S. is an Investigative Journalist, a featured expert with the Atlantic Council’s Disinformation Portal. Julia created and operates the Russian Media Monitor, analyzing Russian state media in a broader context of the Kremlin’s propaganda tactics, with focus on the Kremlin’s hybrid warfare and foreign policy. Julia's reports have been featured by the Washington Post, the Daily Beast, Rolling Stone, Newsweek, CNN, MSNBC and other media outlets.
Fleur De Lis Film Studios Announces Its Line-Up for the American Film Market (AFM)
The company’s much anticipated feature film “September Morn” is also being presented to worldwide buyers and distributors. This star-studded project will provide a unique take on the tragic events of 9/11, addressing series of questions that remained unanswered – until now. In the vein of “Twelve Angry Men”, this dramatic piece is set with a stellar and award winning cast that includes Woody Harrelson, Ed Asner, Martin Sheen, Nick Mancuso, Daniel Sunjata, John Heard, Judd Nelson, Esai Morales, Valerie Harper, Joseph Culp, Dick Gregory, Michelle Phillips and Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer.
The company’s slate of 22 projects in various stages of completion and development includes a feature film “Operation: Dark Heart”, based on the NY Times Bestseller by Bronze Star recipient, Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer. “With his CIA and military background, Lt. Col. Shaffer is a real-life James Bond,” said Senior VP of Production, Julia Davis. “The story of this courageous hero will thrill worldwide audiences with its irresistible mix of action, adventure and romance.” John D. Schofield, who produced Academy-award winning films such as “Jerry Maguire” and “As Good As It Gets” is set to produce, along with BJ Davis and Bob Dziadkowiec.
As an official exhibitor
at the American Film Market, Fleur De Lis Film Studios, in association with
Free Mind Films, will present the documentary film “A Noble
Lie”. This multiple award-winning
documentary about the Oklahoma City bombing boldly questions an official
account of the events surrounding this devastating American tragedy. Shedding light
on the truth behind this bloody massacre, “A Noble Lie” ventures to answer
long-ignored questions and address previously censored facts, both by prominent
media outlets and the U.S. government.
Titillating documentary “State of Mind: The Psychology of Control” strives to uncover whether our minds are covertly controlled and if so - to what extent and by whom? What does it mean for humanity's future? Starring: Alex Jones, G. Edward Griffin, Colin Ross, narrated by Sean Young.
Fleur De Lis Film Studios is bringing “Bristled: The Howl Chronicles” to thrill discerning horror fans. It’s a story of a young LAPD Detective, who is a Detective by day and a werewolf by night. Though his work hours are hindered by the beast within, Howl's blood-curdling journey through the mean streets of Hollywood is an action-packed quest, fueled by his need for justice and his unquenchable need to feed. Starring: Eric Stoltz, Brooke Lewis, Christopher Showerman, Stephen Tobolowsky, Matthew Lawrence, Kane Hodder, Issa Bayaua, Jonathan Silverman, Masha Shapiro.
“Subprime” is a light-hearted comedy about serious issues currently facing many American families. This offbeat minefield of a comedy is dealing with today’s housing crisis, employment downturn and family issues that will make you laugh and cry. Kids and adults are doing their best to win the game of life with the cards they were dealt, while maintaining their sanity and sense of humor. Starring: Tara Alexis, Mitchell Campbell and Shee Dueitt.
“Precious Cargo”, starring Esai Morales and Andy Lawrence, is a family film that will tug at the heart strings of kids and parents alike. Along with its star power, “Precious Cargo” features exotic locations and adorable baby animals.
Another wholesome family film distributed by Fleur De Lis Film Studios, “Radio America”, is a touching, story about the magic of music. Two farm boys follow their dreams of fame and fortune, becoming rock stars. Drama, music and romance are extrinsically intertwined in this tantalizing rollercoaster. Through the series of events, our characters change, as their beliefs and relationships are tested. These two farm boys have found their music, then lost it and eventually learned what it took to get it back. Starring: “George Of The Jungle II’s” Christopher Showerman , Kristie Engelmann, Christopher Alice, Wayne Bastrop.
In the tradition of classic westerns, “Cowboy Charm” delivers a hearty dose of wholesome entertainment. Starring: Dee Wallace, Christopher Showerman, Muse Watson, Jamie Croft, Dale Reynolds.
“Silver Fox” is a hilarious action
comedy about a top NSA agent, who is recruited for a new assignment in a
retirement home. Before too long, he realizes he’s stepped into one of the
nation’s top secret facilities. These male and female snowbirds are some of the
most skilled and dangerous people in the world. Ric is in a world of trouble,
as he realizes that regardless of how good he is - he may be out of his league,
outfoxed by silver foxes. Starring: Esai Morales, Robert Loggia, Ed Asner,
“Love and Suicide” is a unique feature
film, shot on location in Havana, Cuba by a female director, Lisa France. Written
and produced by Luis Moro, it’s is a love story of a man who goes to Cuba and
discovers the one thing that stands between love and suicide, while
relinquishing the luggage of wordly possessions and vain pursuits, in favor of
“The Pharmacy” is a charming blend of genres, where “Cheers” meets Mel’s Diner,
with a dash of “Seinfeld”. Little pharmacy near the beach is as fresh as the
ocean and as trusty as an old friend. This quaint little pharmacy is a world of
its own (including its own ghost), full of familiar characters and a
never-ending stream of visitors, old and new, where new situations serve as a
constant source of amusement for the audience. It’s a hub of light and wonder,
a slice of life seen through the windows of a little pharmacy near the beach. Starring:
Tom Arnold, Matthew Lawrence, Andy Lawrence, Charles Durning.
“Britt” is a feature film about
Brittany Murphy’s meteoric rise, incredible life and series of events leading
to her untimely death. Brittany’s father, Angelo Bertolotti, co-wrote the
biopic with Julia Davis of Fleur De Lis Film Studios, who is also set to direct
“Britt”. The movie shows Brittany’s romances, fears, betrayals and overwhelming
forces that have irreparably shattered her promising life. “Britt” fills in the
blanks, pulling down the covers from the unfinished canvas of Brittany Murphy’s
life – interrupted, but never forgotten.
Fleur De Lis Film Studios at the American Film Market:
October 31, 2012 through November 7, 2012
Loews Hotel Suite 214
AFM screening of “Top Priority: The Terror Within”: Santa Monica AMC 7 on October 31, 2012 at 3 PM
Kitty Logan was covering events in war-torn Eastern Ukraine for Deutsche Welle. Her reports didn’t garner much attention, but one of her Facebook posts changed everything. Kitty wrote: “Following previous failure to find rebel front line troops in action and returning with photos of pets, tried again to witness ceasefire breaches. ‘Should I shoot at them so you get something on camera?’ asks the rebel commander, pointing at Ukrainian positions across the open field, currently silent… Well, errr… Story deadline looming… Oh, OK, why not then… Within an hour, total mayhem. Two sides throwing everything at each other – RPGs, mortars, rockets. They were still at it when we made the mad dash out.. Some ceasefire. Did feel a tad guilty though.”
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On August 31, 2010 in Manhattan federal court, 52 year old Mahmoud Mamduh Salim was sentenced to life in prison for his brutal assault on Corrections Officer Louis Pepe. Salim was previously indicted in the Embassy Bombings case for attacks that killed 224 people, including 12 Americans. Salim is charged to have participated in a global conspiracy to kill Americans in connection with the operations of Al Qaeda. Salim was specifically identified as a trusted aide of Osama Bin Laden.
Salim was incarcerated in the Metropolitan Correctional Center ("MCC"), awaiting trial in the case of United States v. Bin Laden, (the "Embassy Bombings Case"). Ten years ago, on November 1, 2000, Salim led a horrific attack on Corrections Officer Pepe. It took over 10 years for Salim to be finally sentenced in this matter.
According to the documents filed by the prosecutors, Salim carefully prepared and launched an assault on Officer Pepe, with the assistance of his cellmate Khalfan Kh…