Fruitvale Station Screening
B115 Wells Hall
The film, “Fruitvale Station” by director Ryan Coogler, is based on a true story of a 22-year-old black man who was killed by a Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer on a subway platform in Oakland, Calif. The film stars Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz and Octavia Spencer. The film debuted at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award for U.S. dramatic film. Hollywood director Ryan Coogler will speak to the MSU and East Lansing community on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center Auditorium. In partnership with One Book, One Community.
Faculty and graduate students from the Department of Teacher Education will facilitate an interactive post-screening discussion on FROM FRUITVALE TO FERGUSON.