Justice Via Movie? Film About Oscar Grant Wins Over Sundace Audience

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January 22, 2013 ‐ By madamenoire

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From The Grio

Fruitvale, a narrative film that depicts the last 24-hours of Oscar Grant’s life, ending with his shooting death by a transit officer, is one of the most buzzed-out films premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

The new film marks Ryan Coogler’s directorial debut.  The 26-year-old filmmaker and USC graduate is also the film’s writer.

Based on a true story, Fruitvale stars Michael B. Jordan (Chronicle) as 22-year-old Oscar Grant.

Read more at TheGrio.com.

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  • Reese

    This case was another miscarriage of justice. The transit officer said he mistook his taser for his service weapon, yeah right!

    • Hollander

      If only our youth would realize that life is precious and THEY don’t value us. This young man life was cut short and his family must feel intense lost and that the judicial system did them unjustly.