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BAMcinématek Presents a Spike Lee Joints Retrospective

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Spike Lee film "Do the Right Thing.

by-any-means-necessary-a-spike-lee-joints-retrospective_585_358_90_c1This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Spike Lee film "Do the Right Thing."

As an homage to this groundbreaking film-- one of the first to provide a contemporary peak into Brooklyn life for black Americans-- beginning June 29 - July 10, BAMcinématek and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presents "By Any Means Necessary: A Spike Lee Joints Retrospective."

For two weeks, audiences will get a chance to look back on nearly three decades of remarkable Spike Lee Joints.

(l to r) Scenes from Spike Lee Joints:
(l to r) Scenes from Spike Lee Joints: "Do The Right Thing;" "She's Gotta Have It;" "Jungle Fever"

The writer-director-actor's consistently surprising works display a boundless visual imagination, some of the most fearlessly intelligent discourse on race relations in American cinema, and an ability to infuse independent projects and big-budget blockbusters alike with his edgy, energetic style.

Go here to see a schedule of films, all films directed by Spike Lee.


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