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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; Timing often plays a major role in determining whether a topical film finds a substantial audience. In the case of Fruitvale Station , the true story of Oscar Grant ? who was shot and killed by a Transit Police officer ...

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Old 07-26-2013, 06:30 PM   #1
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Review: Fruitvale Station

Timing often plays a major role in determining whether a topical film finds a substantial audience. In the case of Fruitvale Station, the true story of Oscar Grant ? who was shot and killed by a Transit Police officer while in custody and laying face down on an Oakland, California train platform on New Year?s Day, 2009 ? no one would have hoped for the extra attention the film will surely receive from the proximity of its release to the recent resolution of George Zimmerman?s criminal trial in the death of Trayvon Martin.? [ Read more ]

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