Spike Lee releases film ‘3 Brothers – Radio Raheem, Eric Garner And George Floyd’

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New Delhi Published: Jun 01, 2020, 12:51 PM(IST)

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The fictional characters of Radio Raheem, Eric Garner and George Floyd in the film are three black men who all died under similar characters. They were all restrained by a white police officer on the street. 

Award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee recently debuted a new short film titled ‘3 Brothers- Radio Raheem, Eric Garner and George Floyd’ which is a compilation of the scene from his 1989 film ‘Do The Right Thing’. It features the death of Radio Raheem and video of the deaths of Eric Garner in 2014 and George Floyd earlier this week.

The fictional characters of Radio Raheem, Eric Garner and George Floyd are three black men who all died under similar characters. They were all restrained by a white police officer on the street. 

The film, ‘3 Brothers- Radio Raheem, Eric Garner and George Floyd’ opens with the question ‘WIll History Stop Repeating Itself?’ as it premiered during Spike Lee’s appearance on CNN’s special I Can’t Breath: Black Men Living and Dying In America.

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Spike Lee also addressed the US protests and unrest following George Floyd’s death as he said, “This is history again, and again and again…The attack on black bodies has been here from the get-go. I am not condoning all this other stuff but I understand why people are doing what they are doing.”

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