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Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of one of the most iconic movies in US history!
On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes. Director Spike Lee’s powerful portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise. The film features a stellar ensemble cast that includes Danny Aiello, Ruby Dee, Samuel L. Jackson, Rosie Perez, and John Turturro. We’re celebrating this iconic, provocative film so join us as we explore what has changed, stayed the same or gotten worse regarding race relations in the past 30 years! After movie discussion led by Greg Bridges. This is a KPFA benefit.