Posted June 27, 2013 by Kris-E in Movies & TV
A Sundance Favorite: ‘Fruitvale Station’ Exclusive Clips and Trailer! [Video]
There has been tremendous buzz around the Forest Whittaker produced film Fruitvale Station which is based on the true story of Oscar Grant. Oscar Grant was detained and gunned down by a transit police in the Bay Area of California on New Years Day n 2009. The film details the events leading up to his death including his new commitment to becoming a better father, boyfriend, and son. The police shooting, which was caught entirely on a cellphone recording, sparked outrage and protest throughout the city. Fruitvale Station has already won accolades such as he Grand Jury Prize for dramatic feature and the Audience Award for U.S. Dramatic Film at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The movie also features Academy Award winning Octavia Spencer.
Want to learn more about Oscar Grant’s Story? Google it or watch the movie July 12th!