In addition to presenting the award, the 20th Anniversary of Spike’s Do the Right Thing was celebrated and screened. After the screening there was a discussion with the cast and crew including Spike Lee, actors – Richard Edson, John Turturro, Rosie Perez, John Savage, Frankie Faison and Luis Ramos, cinematographer – Ernest Dickerson, and producers – Jon Kilik and Monty Ross. They shared their memories of being on set, the impact of the film on their careers, and what it was like working with Spike.
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