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Civic Cinema- Do The Right Thing
Civic Cinema, a project of the Florida Theatre, presents classic issue-oriented Hollywood films exploring topics of interest to our community, followed by a panel discussion of local experts.
Directed by Spike Lee and starring Danny Aiello, Spike Lee, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee and John Savage this pioneering movie takes place on hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone’s hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
Following the film, Florida Theatre President, Numa Saisselin, will moderate a panel discussion on the state of race relations in Jacksonville. Panelists include T-Roy, Radio Personality 93.3 The Beat; Celeste Kreuger, former Executive Director of OneJax Institute; Marietta LeBlanc, Study Circles Coordinator, Dialogue on Race Relations and Human Rights Commission Award Winner and Steve Smith, former Meteorologist and Television Personality, WTLV 12 and Florida Theatre Board Member.
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