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24Jul/130

Fruitvale Station: Ryan Coogler on His Debut Film

Just below is the January 2013 interview featuring 26-year-old Ryan Coogler discussing his directorial debut, Fruitvale Station.

This film retraces the events and circumstances leading up to the death of Oscar Grant, the 22 year-old young man killed by a BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) police officer on New Year's Eve in 2009.

Coogler reflects on his experience directing this film, and the importance of telling this and similar untold stories.

Fruitvale Station is now showing at select theaters around the country.  Check your local theater listings, or visit Fruitvale Station online for more specific details.

 

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