The Spike Lee joint collection [videorecording].
Call Number: PN1997 .S6535 2006
Clockers: a film about the violent world of drug dealing and its 24-hour dealers, known as "clockers." The Dunham brothers grew up together in the same Brooklyn housing projects, but they are as opposite as good and evil. Victor Dunham has a family, works two jobs and leads a respectable life. His 19-year-old brother, Strike, hangs out with his friends on a bench and sells crack cocaine. Strike agrees to kill a rival dealer as a favor to Rodney, the neighborhood drug kingpin, but when the man is murdered, it is Victor who confesses. Detective Rocco Kleine won't buy Victor's confession, and begins to attempt to break down the stories of both brothers in order to save Victor.
Jungle fever: explores the trials and consequences of interracial romance. A black architect begins an affair with his working class Italian secretary. Their relationship causes them to be scrutinized by their friends, cast out from their families, and shunned by their neighbors.
Do the right thing: a portrait of urban racial tensions and a vibrant look at a day in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
Mo' better blues: a film about music and love. Follows a brief period in the life of fictional jazz trumpeter Bleek Gilliam, as a series of bad decisions result in his jeopardizing his relationships and playing career. It focuses on the themes of friendship, loyalty, honesty, cause and effect, and ultimately, salvation."
Crooklyn: The Carmichael family struggles to get by in 1970s Brooklyn