Free Talk with Director of Fruitvale Station


in person to discuss Fruitvale Station
A powerful account of the tragic story
that shocked the nation: Oscar Grant’s untimely death
in a California train station by BART police.



FREE TALK! The celebrated new filmmaker, Ryan Coogler, sits down with the Film Society to discuss how he became a filmmaker and why he decided to share the remarkable true story of Oscar Grant. Winner of both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at this year’s Sundance, Coogler’s Fruitvale Station is a compelling drama that follows the final hours of 22-year-old San Francisco Bay resident Oscar Grant. The film stars Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz and Octavia Spencer.


Tickets will be distributed at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Box Office, 144
West 65th Street, on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 5:00pm.
Limit: one ticket per person.


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