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Do the Right Thing: Camerawork

by Christine Acham

In this scene the tension between the black community and the NYPD is evidenced in the slow motion scene. The eye line matches between the police and the three men emphasize the suspicion and disdain between the men. The soundtrack by Bill Lee underscores the gravity of the moment.

Do The Right Thing: Camerawork

Police Surveillance of the community

from Do the Right Thing (1989)
Creator: Spike Lee
Distributor: 40 Acres and A Mule
Posted by Christine Acham