Here’s your first-look footage at Michael B. Jordan and Octavia Spencer in Ryan Coogler’s lauded multiple Sundance Film Festival award winner, Fruitvale.
The Weinstein Company acquired distribution rights to the film which is based on the murder of 22-year old Oscar Grant (played by Jordan), and it co-stars Tristan Wilds and Melonie Diaz, with Forest Whitaker producing.
Zeba Blay reviewed it for us after screening it at Sundance; Read that review HERE.
The clip comes courtesy of a Sundance edition episode of Democracy Now, in which host Amy Goodman interviewe Coogler and others. The interview starts the 32:20 mark. The first clip itself, which is just 30 seconds long, comes at the 33:40 mark; the second clip, about a minute long, begins around the 37:45 mark.