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4 Cinematography Techniques From Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing”

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2021 • 3 min read

From Do the Right Thing (1989) to the Academy Award-winning BlacKkKlansman (2018), director Spike Lee has employed an array of filmmaking camera techniques, movements, and heightened performances to capture raw, emotional, and iconic scenes. Learn about the Do the Right Thing camera angles that helped establish Spike as an auteur of consequence.