Spike Lee in a scene from Do the Right Thing (1989), which he also directed. Lee’s short film 3 Brothers combines footage of Do the Right Thing with that of the arrests of Floyd and Eric Garner – both of which resulted in their deaths. Photo: SCMPOSTSpike Lee in a scene from Do the Right Thing (1989), which he also directed. Lee’s short film 3 Brothers combines footage of Do the Right Thing with that of the arrests of Floyd and Eric Garner – both of which resulted in their deaths. Photo: SCMPOST
Spike Lee in a scene from Do the Right Thing (1989), which he also directed. Lee’s short film 3 Brothers combines footage of Do the Right Thing with that of the arrests of Floyd and Eric Garner – both of which resulted in their deaths. Photo: SCMPOST

Spike Lee comments on death of George Floyd with 3 Brothers, powerful short film that revisits Do the Right Thing

  • Lee intercuts footage of his 1989 film Do the Right Thing with that of the arrests of Floyd and Eric Garner – both of which resulted in their deaths
  • A title card ahead of the combination of clips reads: ‘Will history stop repeating itself?’
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Spike Lee in a scene from Do the Right Thing (1989), which he also directed. Lee’s short film 3 Brothers combines footage of Do the Right Thing with that of the arrests of Floyd and Eric Garner – both of which resulted in their deaths. Photo: SCMPOSTSpike Lee in a scene from Do the Right Thing (1989), which he also directed. Lee’s short film 3 Brothers combines footage of Do the Right Thing with that of the arrests of Floyd and Eric Garner – both of which resulted in their deaths. Photo: SCMPOST
Spike Lee in a scene from Do the Right Thing (1989), which he also directed. Lee’s short film 3 Brothers combines footage of Do the Right Thing with that of the arrests of Floyd and Eric Garner – both of which resulted in their deaths. Photo: SCMPOST
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