LETTER: Film needs place in Twin PortsThis is a plea to people who book movie theater films in the Twin Ports: Why isn’t anyone showing “Fruitvale Station” in the area?
This is a plea to people who book movie theater films in the Twin Ports: Why isn’t anyone showing “Fruitvale Station” in the area?
It’s a well-reviewed film about Oakland, Calif.’s version of Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant.
“Fruitvale Station” — a BART stop on Oakland as well as a film — is on about one dozen screens in the Twin Cities and four in the Madison, Wis., area.
I would really love to see it in the Twin Ports both for me and much needed conversations on racism as exemplified by mixed reactions to Trayvon Martin verdict.
“Fruitvale Station” has been out three weekends, and the audience is exploding.
Differences between this and last week’s draw is it is now 10th in gross ticket sales, up from 17th — 529 percent. The number of screens is up to 1,036 from 34. I would like to see “Fruitvale Station” this coming weekend to support the film and local theaters by not waiting for Netflix.
Please consider booking it. Thank.