“Comes closer to reflecting the current state of race relations in America than any other movie of our time.” - Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

“Lee's oft-maligned scattershot style of storytelling works to perfection here, creating irreplaceable parts of a neighborhood collage that feels truly alive, with all the messiness that entails.” - Kambole Campbell, Little White Lies

Monday, May 2 at 6:00pm | In Lee’s seminal and timeless masterwork, temperatures and tensions rise on a hot summer day in Brooklyn. Hate, racism and bigotry spill onto the street, culminating in an act of violence.

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