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Fruitvale Sundance


Helen Eisenbach | Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment
Helen Eisenbach

As if our hearts weren't already broken, along comes Fruitvale Station, the story of a young African-American man and the tragedy that befell him on a Bay Area subway platform when events came together in a cursed rush in the early hours of New Year's Day 2009.

Fruitvale Station: Next Stop?

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 09.29.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Berkowitz

This train, like Oscar Grant's life, stops at Fruitvale Station. But it is on the journey, not at the stop, where the larger issues are met and considered: What does it mean to be young and working class and of color in contemporary American society?

Sasha Bronner

Oscar Grant's Fatal BART Shooting On The Big Screen | Sasha Bronner | Posted 01.23.2013 | Los Angeles

Actor Michael B. Jordan, 25, is not new to Hollywood. His face is recognizable from some of the most beloved television shows in recent memory –- "T...

Local Film Deemed Hottest At Sundance

San Jose Mercury News | Charlie Mccollum | Posted 03.24.2013 | San Francisco

One of the hottest films at the Sundance Film Festival is one likely to pick at barely-healed scabs in the Bay Area. "Fruitvale," directed and writte...