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Christopher Rosen

Melonie Diaz Is An Awards-Season Underdog

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment

"Fruitvale Station" co-star Melonie Diaz hasn't been mentioned as a possible Oscar contender for Best Supporting Actress as often as category favorite...

Harvey Weinstein Explains 'The Obama Effect'

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.10.2013 | Entertainment

Hollywood is experiencing an uptick in the number of movies with African-American protagonists as of late, and as a man who has put serious money into...

'Fruitvale Station' Shows Black Male Humanity (ESSAY)

AP | JESSE WASHINGTON | Posted 09.27.2013 | Black Voices

Oscar Grant did not deserve to die. This is the central message of "Fruitvale Station," a film dramatizing the real-life case of the young unarmed bl...

PHOTOS: 'Fruitvale Station' Screens In Oakland

Robin Wilkey | Posted 06.21.2013 | San Francisco

Oakland's Grand Lake Theater rolled out the red carpet on Thursday night as hundreds gathered for a private screening of "Fruitvale Station," the film...

Sundance Winners Announced

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 03.28.2013 | Entertainment

PARK CITY, Utah — The dramatic film "Fruitvale" and the documentary "Blood Brother" won over audiences and Sundance Film Festival judges. Both ...

Sasha Bronner

Oscar Grant's Fatal BART Shooting On The Big Screen

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Sundance Diary: 'Fruitvale'

John Lopez | Posted 03.23.2013 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

There's always a film at the festival pretty much everyone agrees is worth it. This year it's Fruitvale. And the question that's really on your mind, presuming you haven't seen it already, I'll just answer straight out. Yes, it's that good.

Is This The Best Film Of Sundance?

Mike Ryan | Posted 03.23.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

I am writing this on day five of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. At this point, Stockholm Syndrome has set in and I've begun to sympathize with m...

Oscar Grant Movie Coming Soon

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.26.2012 | San Francisco

"I wanted to tell the story of Oscar Grant for a lot of reasons," said director Ryan Coogler of his new film "Fruitvale," which chronicles the last fe...

Community Split Over Whether Oakland Injunctions Are A Youth Issue

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By Robyn Gee and Denise Tejada OAKLAND-...