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Fruitvale Station

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.

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Kirsten Dunst

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.

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All Your Dead Ones

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.

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How to Die in Oregon

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.

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Red State

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.

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Page One: Inside the New York Times

Magnolia Pictures, Participant Media and HISTORY Present Page One: Inside the New York Times, directed by Andrew Rossi, produced and written by Kate Novack and Rossi which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The film was also produced by Josh Braun, David Hand, Alan Oxman and Adam Schlesinger. The executive producers are Daniel Stern and Daniel Pine.

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Todd Phillips

Todd Phillips (born December 20, 1970) is an American screenwriter and film director. He is best known for directing the comedy films Road Trip, Old School, The Hangover, and Due Date. Phillips was born in Brooklyn, New York, and attended New York University Film School, but dropped out in order to focus on completing his first film, the feature-length documentary Hated: GG Allin and the Murder Junkies, about the life and death of punk rocker GG Allin.

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Submarine

Submarine is a 2010 coming-of-age comedy-drama film adapted from the 2008 novel of the same name by Joe Dunthorne. The film is directed by Richard Ayoade and stars Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige, Sally Hawkins and Paddy Considine. The film is Ayoade’s directorial debut.

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Beautiful Boy

Beautiful Boy is a drama film starring Michael Sheen and Maria Bello. Beautiful Boy is the feature debut for writer/director Shawn Ku. An unconventional love story that explores the journey of a married couple on the verge of separation, who must live with unimaginable heartbreak, and find healing through the darkest days of their lives.

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Justin Lin

Lin was born in Taipei, China and grew up in Orange County, California. He earned an MFA in film directing from the UCLA Film School. His solo directorial debut Better Luck Tomorrow (1997’s Shopping for Fangs was co-directed by Quentin Lee) made a huge splash with critics and fans alike.

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Blue Valentine

Blue Valentine is a romantic drama film written and directed by Derek Cianfrance that premiered in competition at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. It is co-written by Joey Curtis and Cami Delavigne and stars Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams. The film was scored by Brooklyn band Grizzly Bear.

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