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Member Exclusive: Do the Right Thing

Tensions escalate fast one hot Brooklyn summer in Spike Lee’s seminal joint.

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USA 1989
Dir Spike Lee
With Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee
Digital 4K
Certificate 15
A Park Circus Release

Do the Right Thing is a gripping and relevant tale of racial tension in Brooklyn, with Spike Lee playing Mookie, a delivery man who works for Sal (Aiello), the long-standing owner of an Italian restaurant in a largely African-American neighbourhood. What starts as a spat in the restaurant soon escalates into a tragic event that touches the whole community. Despite being 30 years old, Lee’s film is as astute, funny, moving and thought-provoking as it was upon release, and features great performances across the board.

Justin Johnson, Lead Programmer

This screening is part of our Member Exclusive programme and tickets are at the special price of £6. Members and a guest are invited to the Member Salon, a post-screening discussion, in the Blue Room from 20:20. A limited number of advance tickets are available to book jointly with tickets to this screening. To book, please untick the donation box to reveal the Member with Salon ticket option. Please bring your Membership card with you.

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