Undergraduate Alum Sevak Ohanian's film co-production, "Fruitvale Station"

'Fruitvale' bears watching at Cannes

By Bryan Alexander for the USA Today on May 16, 2013

The "little movie with the big, big heart" travels to France for its close-up

CANNES, France — Fruitvale Station continues to make all the right stops as it moves through its first international destination — the film festival here...The film, based on the true story of Oscar Grant's 2009 fatal shooting in Oakland by transit cops, won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah in January and continues to roll along.

Read more at: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/movies/2013/05/16/cannes-fruitvale-ry...

Image credit:
Oscar winner Octavia Spencer, center, anchors the cast of the emotional 'Fruitvale Station,' which is based on the true story of a fatal shooting in 2009 in Oakland, CA
(Photo: Ron Koeberer, The Weinstein Company)

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