Stream Spike Lee Tonight

With Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing streaming free though Monday, the writer/director/star will discuss his tense 1989 drama focusing on race relations tonight at 8 pm ET over the American Film Institute’s YouTube channel.

You’ll also be able to watch the conversation right here:

Do the Right Thing takes place over a single, very hot day on a single. smoldering block in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant — where hatred and bigotry eventually explode into violence. Lee received an Oscar nomination for his screenplay, and Danny Aiello earned one for supporting actor. The cast also includes Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, John Turturro, Samuel L. Jackson, Rosie Perez, and Lee himself as “Mookie.”

Want to see Do the Right Thing again, or for the first time? The Universal film is streaming free through this Monday, June 29, over Apple TVFandangoNowMicrosoftRedbox or Vudu.

Here, John David Washington introduces the film for the American Film Institute:

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Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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