FORT MASON FLIX: Do The Right Thing
Fort Mason Center For Arts & CultureJun 18th @ 9:00 p.m.
“Don’t stare at me. The Evil Eye doesn’t work on me.”
FLIX PIX Staff Selection: “Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. “I don’t even call it violence when it’s self- defense, I call it intelligence.” — Malcom X. | Unfortunately, this exploration of racial tension and police killings is all too relevant 30 years on. — Christine
Do The Right Thing
About: Unanimous critical acclaim embraces this inventive and extraordinary film from Spike Lee. This powerful visual feast combines humor and drama with memorable characters while tracing the course of a single day on a block in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. It’s the hottest day of the year, a scorching 24-hour period that will change the lives of its residents forever. Danny Aiello co-stars in this absorbing tale of inner-city life that heats up with vivid images and unforgettable performances. (Universal Pictures)
Director: Spike Lee
Year Released: 1989
Run Time: 120 minutes
Cast: With Spike Lee, Danny Aiello, John Turturro, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Giancarlo Esposito, John Savage, Martin Lawrence, Miguel Sandoval, Samuel L. Jackson, Rosie Perez, and Richard Edson
Showing: June 18, 9:00 p.m.