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Spike Lee designed Do the Right Thing to provoke debate – both internally between its characters, and in the audience. What did this film make you want to talk about? Do you think Lee does a good job provoking conversation? Did you find yourself conflicted about the characters (or how they are portrayed) or their actions? How might we compare the kind of political gesture Lee makes here – to catalyze conversation, to bring up tense issues –to, say, the political aspirations of films like Birth of a Nation or Battleship Potemkin which aim to sway the viewer to a very particular ideology or conclusion?