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Do The Right Thing


Director: Spike Lee

Genre: Drama

Year: 1989

Territory: International

Studio: Universal

Format: DCP, 4K DCP

Cast: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Spike Lee

Language options: Dialogue - EN, FR | Subtitle - FR, IT

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.

Salvatore "Sal" Fragione (Danny Aiello) is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. A neighborhood local, Buggin' Out (Giancarlo Esposito), becomes upset when he sees that the pizzeria's Wall of Fame exhibits only Italian actors. Buggin' Out believes a pizzeria in a black 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.



Country

City/Town

Cinema

Date


Hong Kong

Kowloon

Hong Kong International Film Festival Society

13 August - 27 August


Republic of Ireland

Dublin

Irish Film Institute

2 August - 8 August


Republic of Ireland

Dublin

Lighthouse Cinema Smithfield

2 August


Republic of Ireland

Galway

Pálás Galway

2 August - 8 August


Spain

Madrid

Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofia

30 August


Switzerland

Locarno

Locarno Festival

6 August


United Kingdom

London

Hackney Picturehouse - Picturehouse Cinemas Ltd.

2 August - 8 August


United Kingdom

Glasgow

Glasgow Film Theatre

2 August - 4 August


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