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Spike Lee"s Do the right thing

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Cambridge University Press , Cambridge [England], New York
Lee, Spike., Do the right thing (Motion pic
Other titlesDo the right thing
Statementedited by Mark A. Reid.
SeriesCambridge film handbook series
ContributionsReid, Mark
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1997.D63 S65 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 162 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL997869M
ISBN 100521550769, 0521559545
LC Control Number96036604

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The legendary filmmaker won his first competitive Oscar on Sunday night, for co-writing BlacKkKlansman, but after the. It was nearly 30 years ago that Lee was in a similar situation, when the anodyne, feelgood civil rights film Driving Miss Daisy won best picture, while Lee’s exhilarating Do the Right Thing went.

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Born in Atlanta, Spike attended Morehouse College and NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, where he earned his master of fine arts degree in film production.

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The whole issue emanated from the general feeling that black Americans were regarded as a minority group, thus leading to several protests that at times culminated in a tragic end.