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THIS IS NOT A SPIKE LEE JOINT! â€¦itâ€™s a tributeâ€¦ Spike Lee put Brooklyn on the map. Known as one of Hollywoodâ€™s most important and influential filmmakers, he has left an indelible mark in our music, lexicon, fashion and art. BROOKLYN HONORS SPIKE LEE IS A MULTI-FACETED TRIBUTE, orchestrated by PlanIt Brooklyn, that invites the [...]
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The 2009 Tribeca Film Festival is currently under way and will run until May 3. The Festival includes 85 features and 46 short films representing 36 different countries. In addition to the film line-up, there will also be an array of panel discussions, valuable networking opportunities for filmmakers and the film industry, gala premieres of [...]
Spike Lee, The Emmy Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated actor, writer, director, and producer will speak about Passing Strange, which brings the hit Broadway rock musical to the screen, and Kobe Doin’ Work, his documentary about Kobe Bryant. Both films screen at Tribeca Film Festival. Lee Daniels, A talented director (Shadowboxer) and producer (The Woodsman), Daniels [...]
Harlem’s ImageNation presented Spike Lee with the 2009 ImageNation Revolution Award at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater last month. In addition to presenting the award, the 20th Anniversary of Spike’s Do the Right Thing was celebrated and screened. After the screening there was a discussion with the cast and crew including Spike Lee, actors – [...]
ROME — Italian veteran partisans offended by US director Spike Lee’s World War II film “Miracle at St. Anna” planned a protest last Wednesday at an advance screening in central Italy, media reports said. They planed to stage a sit-in in Viareggio, a town on the Tuscan coast near the village of Stazzema, where retreating [...]
Spike Lee’s World War II drama “Miracle at St. Anna” opened weakly with $3.5 million, coming in at No. 9. The Disney release features Derek Luke in a saga of four soldiers from an all-black unit stuck behind enemy lines in Italy. — Associated Press, 9/29/08
Oscar-nominated writer/director Spike Lee is known for films that touch upon the African-American experience or the New York experience. So it makes sense that his latest film centers on the only African-American division that saw infantry combat in Europe during World War II. While America needed as many troops as possible to fight in the [...]
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