Film Fans Come Out To Celebrate The 20th Anniversary Of "Do The Right Thing"

by SARAH CROW · June 30, 2009

Spike Lee, Danny Aiello, Samuel L. Jackson[Spike Lee, Danny Aiello, Samuel L. Jackson. Photos by JIMI CELESTE for PMc] Cinephiles collected at the DGA Theater in New York last night for the 20th Anniversary screening of Spike Lee's groundbreaking "Do The Right Thing." The film, which tells the story of a racial conflict that erupts in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, on a hot summer day in 1987, has been celebrated over the past two decades by film industry experts, including the American Film Institute, who heralded the movie as one of the 100 greatest films of all time. Among the guests in attendance were cast members from the film, including Samuel L. Jackson, Danny Aiello, John Tuturro, Ruby Dee, and Rosie Perez.

John Turturro, Joiie Lee, Bill Lee, Danny Aiello, Samuel L. Jackson, Ruby Lee, Spike Lee John Turturro, Joiie Lee, Bill Lee, Danny Aiello, Samuel L. Jackson, Ruby Dee, Spike Lee

Coleman Domingo, De Adre AzizaJohn Turturro Coleman Domingo, De Adre Aziza                 John Turturro

Samuel L. JacksonRosie Perez Samuel L. Jackson                                           Rosie Perez

Spike Lee, Bill Lee Spike Lee, Bill Lee

Ruby DeeJoie Lee Ruby Dee                                            Joie Lee