Filmmaker Ryan Coogler makes his feature directorial debut with this drama centered on the tragic shooting of Oscar Grant (Michael B. Jordan), a vibrant 22-year-old Bay Area father who was senselessly gunned down by BART officers on New Year's Day in 2009, and whose murder sent shockwaves through the nation after being captured on camera by his fellow passengers. Octavia Spencer, Melonie Diaz, and Kevin Durand co-star. The film was produced by Forrest Whittaker and has received rave reviews after winning the Grand Jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival.THE MOVIE STARTS AT 7:20. Please plan to arrive early AND purchase your ticket early. The Landmark Century Theater Chicago has a parking structure attached to the building. Parking is $5.00 with validation from the theater for 4 hours.
I will be there by 6:30 meeting people in the lobby in the movie theater area.
Here is a link to purchase tickets online:
Running time for the movie is 90 mins.