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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...
The Defiant Ones Film Still - Tony Curtis and Sidney Poitier

AFI Movie Club Tribute to Sidney Poitier: THE DEFIANT ONES

THE DEFIANT ONES was included on AFI’s 100 YEARS... 100 CHEERS list of the most inspiring films ever to grace the silver screen – and star Sidney Poitier received the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1992. Close Close Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream THE DEFIANT ONES THE DEFIANT ONES - Reelgood GET THE...
A Raisin in the Sun Film Still - Sidney Poitier and Claudia McNeil

AFI Movie Club Tribute to Sidney Poitier: A RAISIN IN THE SUN

A RAISIN IN THE SUN, adapted by Lorraine Hansberry from her stage play of the same name, chronicles the quintessentially American story of a struggling family combatting broken and deferred dreams. The film stars AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Sidney Poitier and was ranked #65 on AFI’s 100 YEARS… 100 CHEERS list of the most...
No Way Out Film Still - Sidney Poitier

AFI Movie Club Tribute to Sidney Poitier: NO WAY OUT

NO WAY OUT, a 50s film noir, marked the feature film debut of AFI Life Achievement Award honoree and AFI Board of Trustees emeritus Sidney Poitier. Close Close Close HOW TO WATCH Where to stream NO WAY OUT NO WAY OUT - Reelgood GET THE LATEST FROM AFI MOVIE CLUB AFI Movie Club is a...

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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