Movie Night: School Daze

Black History Month Committee
  • What employee featured Feature Performing Arts Center Black Studies Student Development PAC Series Event student featured Student Activities student employee PAC
  • When Feb 22, 2018 from 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM (America/New_York / UTC-500)
  • Where PAC Small Theatre
  • Contact Name Office of Student Activities
  • Contact Phone 718-262-2331
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Synopsis: At historically black Mission College, the activist-minded Dap (Larry Fishburne) immerses himself in a world of political rhetoric and social movements -- one day he hopes to rally the students as a united front. At the other end of the spectrum, Julian (Giancarlo Esposito), the head of the biggest fraternity on campus, is more concerned with maintaining a strict social order. In between, Dap's conflicted cousin, Half-Pint (Spike Lee), spends most of his time rushing the fraternity.

Initial release: February 12, 1988
Director: Spike Lee

Screening and Discussion of School Daze featuring:

  • Dr. Ron Daniels, Distinguished Lecturer, Department of Behavioral Sciences
  • Dr. Margaret Vendryes, Associate Professor and Chair, Performing and Fine Arts; Director, Fine Arts Gallery
  • Dr. Mychel J. Namphy, Assistant Professor, English