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Monty Ross/Spike Lee

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  • Date: 7/13/2009
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Filmmakers Spike Lee and Monty Ross (a 1980 graduate Clark College, a parent institution of Clark Atlanta University) were each presented with Clark Atlanta University’s Certificates of Appreciation during a special screening hosted by the Atlanta Film Festival to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the critically acclaimed movie, “Do the Right Thing,” on Saturday, July 11, 2009 at the Fox Theatre. Click here for more details.


 L-R: CAU’s Vice President for Institutional Advancement Aristide J. Collins, Jr. presents Filmmaker Spike Lee and CAU Alumnus and Filmmaker Monty Ross with CAU Certificates of Appreciation. L-R: Collins, Lee, Ross and Herbert Eichelberger, interim chair of CAU’s Department of Mass Media Arts looks on. Ross co-produced the film. Atlanta City Council President and CAU Trustee  Lisa M. Borders presents Frabel crystal piece to Spike Lee and CAU Alumnus and Filmmaker Monty Ross during 20th anniversary screening of “Do the Right Thing.” L-R: Spike Lee, Ross, and Herbert Eichelberger, interim chair of CAU’s Department of Mass Media Arts looks on. Ross co-produced the film.
 L-R: Filmmaker Spike Lee, CAU Alumnus and Filmmaker Monty Ross, Aristide J. Collins, Jr., vice president of Institutional Advancement, CAU, Herbert Eichelberger, interim chair of CAU’s Department of Mass Media Arts, actor Bill Nunn and Atlanta City Council President and CAU Trustee  Lisa M. Borders.