Fruitvale Station follows the true story of Oscar Grant (Michael B. Jordan), a 22- year-old Bay Area resident who was killed by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle at the Oakland, California Fruitvale Bay Area Rapid Transit Station (BART). Forest Whitaker is one of the film’s producers.
Hitchcock is a biographical drama film starring Anthony Hopkins, directed by Sacha Gervasi and based on Stephen Rebello’s non-fiction book Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho.
Lincoln is a 2012 biographical war drama film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as United States President Abraham Lincoln and Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln.
A Thousand Words is a comedy-drama film starring Eddie Murphy and directed by Norbit and Meet Dave director Brian Robbins. The cast also includes Ariel Winter, Allison Janney, Kerry Washington, Cliff Curtis, Jack McBrayer, Clark Duke, John Witherspoon, Jordan-Claire Green, Darcy Rose Byrnes, Justina Machado, Madison Leisle
Pariah is a 2011 contemporary drama film written and directed by Dee Rees. It tells the story of Alike (Adepero Oduye), a 17-year old African–American teenager embracing her identity as a lesbian.
Restless is a 2011 drama film directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Jason Lew. It stars Henry Hopper and Mia Wasikowska. Shot in Portland, Oregon and produced by Bryce Dallas Howard, Ron Howard and Brian Grazer for Sony Pictures Classics, Columbia Pictures and Imagine Entertainment, it will be released by Sony Pictures Classics on September 16, 2011
Good Neighbors, a drama film based on the novel Chère voisine, directed and written by Jacob Therney, starring Jay Baruchel, Scott Speedman, Emily Hampshire and Anne-Marie Cadieux is set in the referendum-era Montreal of 1995.