Jungle Fever

Monday, September 8
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2hr 11mins // directed by:Spike Lee // featuring:Wesley Snipes, Annabella Sciorra

Featuring a post-screening conversation with playwright/adapter Todd Kreidler (from the Huntington Theatre Company’s funny and poignant new stage adaptation of the beloved Academy Award-winning film, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner) and Boston Globe reporter James H. Burnett III.

Released in 1991, Spike Lee’s Jungle Fever depicts the consequences of an interracial affair between married African-American architect Flipper Purify (Wesley Snipes) and his working-class Italian-American secretary, Angie Tucci (Annabella Sciorra). Scrutinized by their friends, cast out from their families, and shunned by their neighbors, Flipper and Angie soon find their relationship at a crossroads.

Featuring an original soundtrack by Stevie Wonder, this “superbly orch