Fruitvale Station
Showings
Milliken AuditoriumThu, Aug 1, 2013 9:00 AM
Sponsored by Dr. & Mrs. David A. Kott and Barry F. LaKritz, P.C.

Tickets for Added Screenings
On Sale Friday 7/26 at 12 noon
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Lars Hockstad AuditoriumSat, Aug 3, 2013 9:00 PM
Sponsored by Pete Peterson

Tickets for Added Screenings
On Sale Friday 7/26 at 12 noon
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Film Info
Section:American
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Release Year:2013
Runtime:90 min.
Type of Film:Feature Narrative
Rating:R
Production Country:USA
Original Language:English
Web Site:http://www.fruitvalefilm.com/
Cast/Crew Info
Cast:Michael B. Jordan
Melonie Diaz
Octavia Spencer
Kevin Durand
Chad Michael Murray
Ahna O'Reilly
Director:Ryan Coogler
Produced by:Nina Yang Bongiovi
Forest Whitaker
Screenwriter:Ryan Coogler
Cinematography:Rachel Morrison
Editing By:Claudia Castello
Michael P. Shawver
Music By:Ludwig Göransson
Description
Based on the tragic true story of the slaying of 22-year-old Oscar Grant by Bay Area transit police, this powerhouse drama follows Grant (Michael B. Jordan) over the course of New Year’s Eve in 2008 and the fateful night when he met his end. Opening with cell phone videos of the actual incident in the Fruitvale train station, the film rewinds to present the last 24 hours in Grant’s life as he squabbles with his longtime girlfriend (Melonie Diaz), dotes on his daughter and spends time with his mom (Octavia Spencer). First-time filmmaker and Oakland native Ryan Coogler instills a personal connection to the story as he captures life in his Bay Area community with nuance and heart. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award for dramatic feature at Sundance, this timely film is a powerful reminder of the violence and racial profiling that still plague our country.
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