...the finest, the most controversial, most discussed and most important film of 1989.

— Roger Ebert, Criterion.com

Do The Right Thing

Film • Jun 30

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A special 4k restoration in honor of the film’s 30th anniversary!

Set during one sweltering summer day on a block of Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, the film follows the initially casual interactions among Mookie (Lee), Sal (Danny Aiello), Da Mayor (Ossie Davis), Mother Sister (Ruby Dee), Mister Señor Love Daddy (Samuel L. Jackson), Tina (Rosie Perez), Buggin Out (Giancarlo Esposito) and Pino (John Turturro). But tensions rise along racial fault lines as locals demand a black person’s photo be added to the Italians-only Wall of Fame at Sal’s Pizzeria, and heated, profane confrontations ultimately explode into violence.

The Nickelodeon is proud to participate in Richland Library’s “Spike Lee Retrospective.” Be sure to catch Malcolm X at the Nickelodeon and the rest of the series at Richland Library Main:

School Daze
Tuesday, July 9 at 6:00pm

Wednesday, July 10 at 3:30pm

Get on the Bus
Wednesday, July 10 at 6:00pm

He Got Game
Thursday, July 11 at 6:00pm

Monday, July 15 at 6:00pm

25th Hour
Tuesday, July 16 at 6:00pm

Summer of Sam
Wednesday, July 17 at 3:30pm

Inside Man
Wednesday, July 17 at 6:00pm

Thursday, July 18 6:00pm

1989. USA. 120 minutes. Rated R.