Sidewalk Film 101: Do the Right Thing (1989)

It's the hottest day of the summer. You can do nothing, you can do something, or you can …

Spike Lee


Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema

Aug 15

Aug 18

Our Film 101 series is just like film school without the annoying fear of unemployment. Every month features an important, influential film from a different decade, moving from 1903 in January to 2021 in December. Film screenings include links to additional resources to help historically and culturally contextualize the featured film. Film Synopsis: On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.



Spike Lee


Spike Lee


Danny Aiello, Spike Lee, Ossie Davis, Richard Edson, John Turturro, Ruby Dee


Bill Lee