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Voters Pick Spike Lee’s ‘Crooklyn’ to be Screened for Free Throughout NYC

Voters Pick Spike Lee’s ‘Crooklyn’ to be Screened for Free Throughout NYC

NYC Will Screen Spike Lee’s ‘Crooklyn’ To Unite The People
Source: Universal Pictures
NYC Will Screen Spike Lee’s ‘Crooklyn’ To Unite The People
Source: Universal Pictures

If you live in New York City, there’s only one movie you should be watching on Wednesday, September 13th.

That is Spike Lee’s 1994 classic Crooklyn. The movie won the One Film, One New York, campaign that the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment put on this month.

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The point of the campaign was to have New Yorkers vote and pick one film out of five selections to watch together. The goal is to “unite the city.” So, on September 13th, Crooklyn will be played for free in various locations throughout New York city.

The Alfre Woodard and Delroy Lindo-lead film beat out other classics like On the Town, New York, New York, Desperately Seeking Susan, and The Wedding Banquet.

Read: Spike Lee Brings Rodney King’s Story To Netflix In New One-Man-Show

After the results were announced, Spike Lee went to Instagram to talk about the movie and thank those who voted for the film.

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The movie will take place at a number of parks throughout the five boroughs — including Fort Greene Park, where Spike will be in attendance himself. The movie will also be showered at a number of movie theaters.

For a full listing of times and locations head here.

Source: NYC.gov 

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