Oscar Grant movie to premiere at Sundance

November 29, 2012 1:18:33 PM PST
A film based on the shooting death of Oscar Grant will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.

Thursday, organizers announced the movie "Fruitvale" is selected to compete for best dramatic film in Utah next year.

The movie is in post-production right now and is expected to cover the shooting of the unarmed Oakland man. Grant was killed by a BART officer on New Year's Day 2009.

"Fruitvale" stars Oscar winner Octavia Spencer, who plays grant's mother Wanda Johnson.