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FRUITVALE STATION: Starring Michael B. Jordan / On DVD, Blu-Ray Combo Pack and VOD

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FRUITVALE-STATIONAnchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company are proud to announce the home entertainment release of the critically acclaimed FRUITVALE . The film premiered to high praise at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, winning both the Grand Jury Prize for dramatic feature and the Audience Award for U.S. dramatic film, the first film since 2009’s Precious to simultaneously capture both awards. It also played in the Un Certain Regard section at this year’s Festival de Cannes, taking home the Prize of the Future award. Most recently, the Independent Filmmaker Project nominated Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan for the 2013 Gotham Independent Film Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director and Breakthrough Actor awards, respectively. The film is also up for the 2013 Gotham Independent Film Audience Award.

The Weinstein Company released this compelling drama theatrically on July 12, , where it went on to earn over $16 million at the box office, making it one of the top ten highest grossing indie films of 2013. Audiences can own FRUITVALE STATION on , Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack with Digital HD UltraViolet™, Video-On-Demand and Pay-Per-View starting on January 14, 2014. The film will also be available early on Digital HD January 7th.

Filmmaker Ryan Coogler makes his feature directorial debut with this drama centered on the tragic shooting of Oscar Grant (Michael B. ), 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. Produced by ® Winner Forest Whitaker*, FRUITVALE STATION co-stars Academy Award® winner Octavia Spencer**, Melonie Diaz, and Kevin Durand.

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