Oakland Braces For Seeing Subway Shooting On The Big Screen

Oakland Braces For Seeing Subway Shooting On The Big Screen

Audio for this story from Morning Edition will be available at approximately 9:00 a.m. ET.

 

The feature film Fruitvale Station opens Friday in select markets, including the San Francisco Bay Area. That’s where the subject of the film, Oscar Grant, 21 and unarmed, was shot and killed by a transit police officer in 2009 — sparking violent street protests across Oakland.

Copyright 2013 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.