Film screening: "Do The Right Thing"

Media Advisory

Image: Do the right thingDirected by Spike Lee, 1989
7 p.m., Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Free for Fairfield University students, staff, and faculty; $10 general public
Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT

Who: Spike Lee's "Do The Right Thing," 1989 (Rated R, 120 minutes)

A movie that begins as an uproarious comedy evolves into a provocative, disquieting drama as director Spike Lee chronicles trivial events that bring festering racial tensions to the surface on a sweltering day in a largely black Brooklyn neighborhood.

What: Film screening as part of URBAN VISION: A Film Series on Cities

Introduction and Post-screening discussion with Roxana L. Walker Canton, Fairfield University assistant professor of visual and performing arts. Supported, in part, by The Humanities Institute of the College of Arts and Sciences.

When: 7 p.m., Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Where: Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield, CT

Tickets: $10 general public, free for Fairfield University students, staff, and faculty. Quick Center Box Office: (203) 254-4010, or toll-free 1-877-ARTS-396 (1-877-278-7396).

Location: The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts is located on the campus of Fairfield University at 1073 North Benson Road in Fairfield, Connecticut. Entrance to the Quick Center is through the Barlow Road gate at 200 Barlow Road. Free, secure parking is available. Access for people with disabilities is available throughout the Quick Center for audience members and performers. Hearing amplification devices are available upon request at the Box Office. Fairfield University is located off exit 22 of Interstate-95. For further information and directions, call (203) 254-4010 or 1-877-278-7396, or visit

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Media Contact: Mike Horyczun, (203) 254-4000 ext. 2647,

Posted on February 13, 2013

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