Trailer: Fruitvale Station

Fruitvale Station is the story of Oscar Grant, the 22-year-old man from Hayward, California who was shot and killed while laying face-first on the ground in handcuffs by a police officer at a transit station in Oakland.

The movie won several awards at Sundance including the Grand Jury Prize, which was previously awarded to the Oscar-nominated Beasts of the Southern Wild in 2012 and Winter’s Bone in 2010.
Fruitvale station painted poster   Fruitvale station poster
“This project was about humanity, about human beings and how we treat each other; how we treat the people that we love the most, and how we treat the people that we don’t know,” first-time director and Bay Area-native Ryan Coogler said as he accepted the award.  Continue reading “Trailer: Fruitvale Station”