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.
Kirsten Caroline Dunst (born April 30, 1982) is an American actress, singer and model. Kirsten Dunst got her showbiz start at the age of three, when she began filming television commercials. With more than 50 commercials under her belt, she made the jump to the big screen in 1989 in Woody Allen’s New York Stories.
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.
The dramatic approach of All Your Dead Ones (Todos Tus Muertos), the second Colombian director Carlos Moreno feature, is simple and with a minimalist proposal, a purpose that could be related to a theatrical play more than a film. It is a tale with symbolic and metaphorical ingredient, with a few characters, one single space, open yet claustrophobic, and a major plot bordering on fable, dark comedy and absurd.
How to Die in Oregon is Portland-based filmmaker Peter Richardson’s second feature documentary. He began production on the film in 2007 and is its director, producer, co-editor and cinematographer. Richardson also directed, produced, edited and co-photographed his debut feature “Clear Cut: the Story of Philomath, Oregon”, which premiered at the Sundace Film Festival in 2006.
Red State is a 2011 independent horror film written and directed by Kevin Smith with characters inspired by types of fundamentalist religious organizations. The film stars Michael Parks, John Goodman, Melissa Leo and Stephen Root. Also co-stars Ralph Garman, Kevin Pollak, Kerry Bishe and Nicholas Braun.
Kinyarwanda is a feature length film spawned from the very real stories of Rwandans who survived the 1994 Genocide, many of whom lost family and friends. These stories and the research of Executive Producer Ishmael Ntihabose resulted in this very unique way of telling a part of Rwandan history yet unknown to most of the world.