Maryland Film Festival completed its 2015 lineup today, unveiling its Closing Night film, the titles for its annual Opening Night Shorts Program, and a few late-breaking features. The 2015 Festival runs May 6 to 10 in downtown Baltimore. Maryland Film Festival’s Closing Night film will be Crystal Moselle’s The Wolfpack (pictured above), the mind-blowing buzz documentary that took home the U.S. Documentary Grand Jury Prize at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. MFF also announced 5 additional emerging features for its lineup, […]
Do the Right Thing
NAME OF FILM: DO THE RIGHT THING
DIRECTOR(S): Spike Lee
STARRING: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee
GENRE: Comedy Film
SYNOPSIS: Set in Brooklyn’s Bed-Stuy neighborhood during a hot summer day, Lee stars as Mookie, an unmotivated delivery boy at Sal’s Pizzeria. Sal (Danny Aiello) has been in the rapidly-changing neighborhood for over twenty years, and his Italian American Wall of Fame rubs some of the African-American customers the wrong way. Simmering tension (racial and otherwise) culminates in a violent showdown.