The trailer for the acclaimed and highly-anticipated film Fruitvale has been released.

Fruitvale tells the tragic story of Oscar Grant, who was shot and killed by a BART police officer in Oakland, CA.

His death was wisely scene as a result of police brutality, and sparked outrage and protests nationwide.

From the Grio:

The film is considered a likely contender for awards nomination this coming winter and its being hailed as a real breakout role for its young star.

“As Oscar, Jordan at moments gives off vibes of a very young Denzel Washington in the way he combines gentleness and toughness; he effortlessly draws the viewer in toward him,” wrote Todd McCarthy of the Hollywood Reporter.

And the movie itself is winning raves.

Check out the trailer below:


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