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Fruitvale Station (VOSTF)
Location
Main screening room
Date
June 16th, 2021
Duration
85 min
Cycle
Black at the camera

Black at the Camera is more than a hundred years of Black cinema. From silent cinema dealing with segregation to films testifying decolonization; from animation to documentaries, including historical reconstructions. The new generation is not left out, expressing itself with aplomb in all forms of contemporary cinema. This ensemble also reflects the work of Canadian and Quebec filmmakers, will be presented to the public at the Cinémathèque québécoise throughout the month of June.

This program, produced in collaboration with the Fabienne Colas Foundation and the Montreal International Black Film Festival, is also supported by the Cinémathèque Afrique of The Institut français.

Tickets will be on sale on May 20.

Fruitvale Station
Directed by
Ryan Coogler
Language
VOSTF
Actors
Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, Melonie Diaz
Origins
USA
Year
2013
Duration
85 min
Genre
Biography, crime, drama
Format
DCP
Synopsis

Oscar Grant is a young African-American man who, after being in prison for drug possession, tries to get his life back together with the help of his mother and his partner. But a violent altercation with a former inmate thwarts his plans.

Fruitvale Station
Awards

Ryan Coogler

Ryan Kyle Coogler (born May 23, 1986)[1] is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. His first feature film, Fruitvale Station (2013), won the top audience and grand jury awards in the U.S. dramatic competition at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.[2] He has since co-written and directed the seventh film in the Rocky series, Creed (2015), and the Marvel film Black Panther (2018), the latter of which broke numerous box office records and became the highest-grossing film of all time by an African American director. (Wikipedia)

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«Fruitvale Station est un sobre requiem doublé d'un sincère devoir de mémoire»
(Manon Dumais, 2013)
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