Film Screening: Spike Lee Tribute: Do The Right Thing
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Director: Spike Lee USA, 1989, 120 mins. Salvatore "Sal" Fragione (Danny Aiello) is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. Buggin' Out (Giancarlo Esposito), a young man from the neighborhood, is upset when he sees that the pizzeria's Wall of Fame only exhibits Italian American actors. Buggin' Out believes a pizzeria in an African American neighborhood should showcase black actors, but Sal disagrees. The wall becomes a symbol of racism and hate to Buggin' Out and to other people in the neighborhood, and tensions rise. 7:30pm | ADV $10, $7 mbrs. DOOR $12, $9 mbrs.