Una Mullally

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Fruitvale and Blood Brother win at Sundance

Fruitvale, the first film from 26-year-old Ryan Cooglar won the Grand Jury and Audience awards at Sundance. The based-on-a-true-story feature is about Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old who was shot and killed in Oakland, where Cooglar is from. Blood Brother, about …

Mon, Jan 28, 2013, 15:34

   

Fruitvale, the first film from 26-year-old Ryan Cooglar won the Grand Jury and Audience awards at Sundance. The based-on-a-true-story feature is about Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old who was shot and killed in Oakland, where Cooglar is from.

Blood Brother, about Rocky Braat, an American who moved to India to work with HIV-infected orphans won the documentary prize. Here’s the trailer: