Fruitvale Station


On Blu-ray & DVD
MPAA Rating
R for some violence, language throughout and some drug use.


Fruitvale is the true story of Oscar, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008. On New Year’s Day 2009, Bay Area Rapid Transit police detained Oscar Grant, a young black man and then shot him in the back and killed him with many bystanders recording the event on their cell phone cameras. Protests and riots surrounded the ensuing trial and its verdict. modified plot formulation from

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  • Sundance Film Festival U.S. Grand Jury Award
    Sundance Film Festival U.S. Audience Award
    Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab
    Time Warner Storytelling Fellowship
    Cinereach Project at Sundance Institute Grant
    San Francisco Film Society KRF Production Grant
    San Francisco Film Society KRF Post-Production Grant