’Fruitvale Station’ tackles true story of killing of unarmed African American by police | WBEZ
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'Fruitvale Station' tackles true story of killing of unarmed African American by police

'Fruitvale Station,' the first feature film by director Ryan Coogler, tells the story of Oscar Grant, a young unarmed black man who was shot and killed by the police. The film is based on a true story and first hit the theaters as the verdict was being reached in the Trayvon Martin case. The film has been well received by many critics, but some have raised questions about the accuracy of the facts depicted in the film. Film contributor Milos Stehlik shares his take on the movie. (Photo: AP Images).

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