DO THE RIGHT THING – American Film Institute
Do the Right Thing Film Still - Spike Lee

DO THE RIGHT THING (1989) – AFI Movie Club

Appearing on the 10th anniversary edition of the American Film Institute’s list of the greatest American films, DO THE RIGHT THING (1989) explores racial tensions exacerbated by the summer heat in a New York neighborhood. An imperative work from iconic director and 2011 AFI Honorary Degree recipient Spike Lee, the film features Public Enemy’s powerful...

Watch: Cinematographer and Director Ernest Dickerson on Filmmaking

Ernest Dickerson established himself as a groundbreaking cinematographer on films such as SHE’S GOTTA HAVE IT and DO THE RIGHT THING, and made his directing debut with JUICE, starring Omar Epps and Tupac Shakur. He went on to direct episodes of the critically acclaimed shows THE WIRE and THE WALKING DEAD and most recently directed…

Watch: AFI Movie Club Conversation with Spike Lee about DO THE RIGHT THING

AFI Movie Club was created to bring us together as one global community. And now our community is in need of more thoughtful discussions about films that have shaped our culture. DO THE RIGHT THING is that film. It’s a timeless and timely classic. The film, released in 1989, was nominated for two Academy Awards®,…

AFI Movie Club Partners With Universal Pictures For Online Conversation With Spike Lee and Free Rentals of DO THE RIGHT THING

DO THE RIGHT THING is the AFI Movie Club selection for June 22 and, in partnership with Universal Pictures, will be available to rent for free on Amazon, Apple, Charter, Comcast, Cox, Dish, DirecTV, FandangoNOW, Google, Microsoft, Redbox, Sony, Verizon and Vudu, among others, from June 22 to June 29. Academy Award®-winning director Spike Lee…
Do The Right Thing Film Still - Bill Nunn

AFI Movie Club: DO THE RIGHT THING

DO THE RIGHT THING appears on the 10th Anniversary Edition list of AFI’s 100 YEARS…100 MOVIES of the greatest American films. Public Enemy’s powerful call to action – “Fight the Power” – is ranked #40 on AFI’s list of the greatest movie songs of all time.  Watch John David Washington announce today’s film: Movie Trivia about…
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