Legendary director Spike Lee celebrates the 30th anniversary of his 1989 film, ‘Do the Right Thing,’ and tells a story that some people don’t know about the film.
Do the Right Thing is a 1989 Spike Lee movie. A production that tells about racism in a somewhat humorous language. A movie starring actors like Spike Lee, Samuel L. Jackson, Danny Aiello, and Martin Lawrence.
Lee took to Instagram to share a post for the three decades anniversary of the film. He described his film as relevant and powerful. He captioned:
“Celebrate over three decades of the powerful and relevant film Do The Right Thing by owning a piece of history.”
The caption continued, and Spike Lee said that there is a mural for ‘Do The Right Thing Way,’ by referring to the photo he shared. The mural is located in Brooklyn, New York. Also, on August 29, 2015, the block in New York City was renamed for the first time after inspiring by the movie. He said:
“Made official August 29, 2015, Do The Right Thing Way – located on Stuyvesant Ave. between Quincy and Lexington in Bed-Stuy, Do Or Die in Da Republic of Brooklyn, New York – is the first time in the history of New York City that a block was renamed after a piece of art.”
The 63-year-old director was posing in front of the mural, holding a sign with ‘Do The Right Thing Way/30th Anniversary’ written on it, and he said that Spike Lee would autograph the sign.
“The DO THE RIGHT THING, 30th Anniversary Street Sign, will be signed by Spike Lee.”
See the Instagram post below.