Treasures from the Yale Film Archive: Crooklyn

Event time: 
Thursday, April 6, 2023 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Humanities Quadrangle (HQ) See map
320 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Crooklyn (Spike Lee, 1994, 115 mins)
Alfre Woodard and Delroy Lindo lead the cast in a semi-autobiographical family tale written by siblings Spike, Joie, and Cinqué Lee. Set 50 years ago in Bed-Stuy, this “warmly nostalgic coming-of-age drama” is “at once street smart and sweetly sentimental” (Joe Leydon). The Staple Singers, Sly Stone, Curtis Mayfield, Smokey Robinson, and Stevie Wonder grace the soundtrack.

Presented in 35mm by the Yale Film Archive with support from Paul L. Joskow ’70 M.Phil., ’72 Ph.D.

In keeping with Yale’s COVID-19 prevention policies, all attendees must be asymptomatic and fully vaccinated (including boosters when eligible) and should be prepared to show proof of vaccination. Masks are recommended