Spike Lee is back with a new film titled, “Red Hook Summer”. As you can tell from the title, Red Hook Summer is the latest in Spike Lee’s Chronicles of Brooklyn (Which Also includes SHE’S GOTTA HAVE IT, DO THE RIGHT THING, Crooklyn, Clockers, and HE GOT GAME).
RED HOOK SUMMER tells the story of Flik Royale, a sullen young boy from middle-class Atlanta who has how to spend the summer with His deeply religious grandfather, Bishop Enoch Rouse, in the housing projects of Red Hook. Having never met before, Quickly get things off on the wrong foot as Bishop Enoch relentlessly Flik Attempts to convert into a follower of Jesus Christ. Between His grandfather’s constant preaching and the culture shock of inner-city life, Flik’s summer Appears to be a total disaster-until he meets Chazz Morningstar, a pretty girl His age, Toby, who shows the brighter side of Brooklyn. Through her love and the love of His grandfather, Toby begins to Realize That the world is a lot bigger, and Perhaps a lot better, than ever imagined he’d.
The film was presented at the Sundance Film Festival and is slated for release on August 10, 2012. Check out the teaser trailer below.