FilmScene in the Park Sat, Jun 25, 2022 8:45 PM
Series Info
Series:FilmScene in the Park
Film Info
Runtime:115 minutes
Director:Spike Lee
Year Released:1994
Production Country:USA


FilmScene in the Park is presented by McComas Lacina Construction in collaboration with Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department.

FREE and open to the public

"Modulating from heavy to light, from angry to lyrical, and so on, the movie's an enjoyable, emotional symphony."—Desson Thomson, Washington Post

"This remarkable movie will haunt you for a good long time."—Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

Make yourself at home with the Carmichael family as they experience one very special summer in their Brooklyn neighborhood that they've affectionately nicknamed "Crooklyn." Spike Lee fashions a bold, flavorful picture of family life. Alfre Woodard (12 Years a Slave) stars as Carolyn, a loving, but fiercely independent mother who along with her musician husband (Delroy Lindo) struggles to raise her family in difficult but often wonderful circumstances. Complemented by an energizing, vintage R&B soundtrack, this tender, colorful film is a fitting tribute to an American family.