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“Fruitvale Station” Heartbreaking and Timely

From the opening frames of “Fruitvale Station,” you know you’re in for a film full of dread and heartbreak. Based on the true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old African American living in Oakland, Calif., the film begins with video captured by a cell phone on New Year’s Day 2009. The footage shows Grant at… Read More ›