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Comedy, Drama, Musicals
Loosely based on his own experiences, Spike Lee uses music and comedy to present a unique take on the American college system. Surrounded by a culture consumed by football, fraternities and parties, “Dap”, an intense, serious student at a prestigious, historically black campus is immersed in the alternative world of political activism and social justice. Struggling to bring his friends along with him, they find themselves clashing with other members of the local community put off by their perceived privilege. Taking place over one wild weekend, Dap and his friends become caught up in romance and rivalry, but also have their perspectives on identity and self-esteem challenged. This is a typically dynamic, provocative film from Lee, one of the most significant chroniclers of African American culture in film history.
Campus-based satire dissecting contemporary racial politics by following four African-American students studying at a privileged university.
16+ years 104 mins
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14+ years 82 mins
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14+ years 197 mins
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