Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel Half of a Yellow Sun, one of the films to premiere in Toronto this year, is part of a new wave of films with roots in Britain about the black experience. TIFF hide caption

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Brandon McInerney is serving 21 years for killing King. HBO hide caption

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With Don Jon, the actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who stars as the titular porn-addicted Jersey boy, adds writer and director to his resume. Relativity Media hide caption

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In one of the four intertwining storylines of the brutal Chinese drama A Touch of Sin, a young receptionist (Zhao Tao) must resort to violence to defend herself. Kino Lorber hide caption

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt --€” in his writing and directing debut --€” plays Jon, a porn addict with no interest in relationships until Barbara (Scarlett Johansson) changes things. Relativity Media hide caption

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Barry the sentient strawberry is just one of the "foodimals" our heroes Flint (Bill Hader) and Sam (Anna Faris) encounter when they return to Swallow Falls in Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2. Sony Pictures Animation hide caption

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Wonder where he gets that: Gordon-Levitt's Jon, looking a lot like a chip off the old block (Tony Danza). Relativity Media hide caption

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In We Are What We Are, Iris (Ambyr Childers, right) must take up the responsibility of ... let's say "putting food on the table" for the Parker clan, including her younger sister Rose (Julia Garner, left). Entertainment One hide caption

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Roger Hawkins, a member of the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section (also known as the Swampers), is just one among the many musicians captured in this documentary about the famous town. Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Nicholas Jacob (Nimr) and Michael Aloni (Roy) are star-crossed lovers of a different stripe in the Israeli drama Out in the Dark. Ran Aviad/Breaking Glass Pictures hide caption

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Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich, now a professor at the University of California-Berkeley, takes a look at growing income disparity in Inequality for All. Radius/TWC hide caption

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Homeland, the CIA series starring Claire Danes, is just one of many television shows and movies that film far from their putative settings. Kent Smith/Showtime hide caption

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Alfre Woodard as Mistress Harriet Shaw and Lupita Nyong'o as Patsey in 12 Years a Slave. Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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