The Big Apple has spoken. Crooklyn has been voted winner the “One Film, One New York” contest by Empire City residents.
“One Film, One New York” fered locals the opportunity to choose which New York related film would be screened free cost at various locations throughout the metropolitan area. Spike Lee’s 1994 drama won the inaugural award beating out On the Town (1949), New York, New York, (1977), Desperately Seeking Susan (1985) and The Wedding Banquet (1993).
Crooklyn is a semi-autobiographical look at the iconic director’s family going up in Brooklyn in the 1970’s. Lee and his siblings released a formal statement regarding the victory.
The movie will be shown on Wednesday, September 13. The screening location list can be found here. You can view the original trailer below.
Congrats to Spike on the much-deserved win. Let’s hope the Netflix version She’s Got To Have It lives up to the original classic.
Editor’s Note: speaking classic…]