Episode 45: Fruitvale Station & If Beale Street Could Talk

Chick Flicks is back after a short hiatus!

In this episode of Chick Flicks, McKenzie and Bridget discuss two films centering around police violence against Black men, Fruitvale Station and If Beale Street Could Talk.

Fruitvale Station, directed by Ryan Coogler, recreates the last day in the life of Oscar Grant, who was shot and killed by Oakland police in 2009.

If Beale Street Could Talk is a 2018 adaptation of a James Baldwin novel, directed by Barry Jenkins. The film depicts a love story derailed by racist policing.

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