The movie Fruitvale Station recreates the dramatic events leading up to the tragic and untimely death of Oscar Grant by a BART police officer on New Years Eve back in 2009. The movie was well received at Sundance and has been generating alot of Oscar buzz. Ryan Coogler the director of the movie was recently in Atlanta promoting the movie and I got a chance to sit down and talk to him about the film. In the interview Ryan talks about the most difficult aspect of making the movie as well as what he thinks the Hip Hop community can do to combat police brutality. Check out the interview below and make sure you go check out the movie Fruitvale Station in theaters everywhere on July 26th!
Interview With Fruitvale Station’s Director Ryan Coogler
Check out the official Trailer for the movie Fruitvale Station: