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(SD) Friday Talking Pictures: 4 Spike Lee Joints

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Fridays in January


Friday Talking Pictures: 4 Spike Lee Joints

The San Diego Public Library will screen four cinema ?joints? by filmmaker Spike Lee, one on each Friday in January at 2:30 PM in the 3rd floor auditorium of the Central Library, located at 820 E Street in downtown San Diego.

Friday Talking Pictures is a worldspanning celebration of contemporary and classic cinema viewed on a wide silver screen.

Audience discussions will oftentimes follow the screenings.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Unobtrusive snacks welcome.


January 6th ? Do the Right Thing ? On the hottest day of the year on a street in Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.




January 13th ? Summer of Sam ? During the summer of 1977, residents of a South Bronx neighborhood live in fear and distrust of one another amidst the ?Son of Sam? murders.




January 20th ? Clockers ? Young drug pushers in the projects of Brooklyn live hard dangerous lives, trapped between their drug bosses and the detectives out to stop them.




January 27th ? Bamboozled? A frustrated African American TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit.




 

Genre:

Drama