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Spike the Punch
March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Wolfsonian Public Humanities Lab at Florida International University presents Spike the Punch, a series of film screenings and discussions. This series, in collaboration with Iris PhotoCollective, celebrates the art and meanings of Spike Lee’s early films Do the Right Thing (1989), She’s Gotta Have It (1986), and Malcolm X (1992).
Schedule of Events:
Friday, March 10 6-8 PM: “Defiance: Past. Present. Future.”: A discussion between Dr. Tameka Hobbs, AARLCC and Vanessa Charlot, University of Mississippi
Saturday, March 11 4-7 PM: Showing of She’s Gotta Have It followed by a discussion with Melba Pearson, FIU and Carl Juste, IPC. Music by Simon Mogul Jazz Trio.
Funding for this series of screenings and discussions are provided in part through a Florida Humanities Greater Good: Humanities in Academia Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with Florida International University. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
March 10 @ 6:00 pm -
March 10 @ 7:00 pm