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In the most incisive analysis yet of Lee's film, Ed Guerrero explores its nuanced blend of art, politics and commercial instinct

New Edition


In the most incisive analysis yet of Lee's film, Ed Guerrero explores its nuanced blend of art, politics and commercial instinct

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Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing (1989) is one of the most celebrated examples of the ‘new black film wave’. In its depiction of the simmering racial tension in a Brooklyn neighbourhood, the movie takes in hip-hop fashions, rap music, police brutality, gentrification, immigration, deindustrialisation and joblessness. I

n his foreword to this new edition, Ed Guerrero looks back on the movie in the context of Spike Lee's filmmaking career and contemporary tensions between the police and the African-American community.

Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing (1989) is one of the most celebrated examples of the ‘new black film wave’. In its depiction of the simmering racial tension in a Brooklyn neighbourhood, the movie takes in hip-hop fashions, rap music, police brutality, gentrification, immigration, deindustrialisation and joblessness. I

n his foreword to this new edition, Ed Guerrero looks back on the movie in the context of Spike Lee's filmmaking career and contemporary tensions between the police and the African-American community.

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SKU 9781838719883
Author(s) Ed Guerrero
Publisher(s) Bloomsbury / BFI
Format Paperback
Original publication date 28/05/2020
Number of pages 104

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