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The vocal and controversial filmmaker Spike Lee recently told CNN’s Anderson Cooper that the violence against Black America — along with high-profile examples such as the Michael Brown execution at the hands of Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson — is destroying this country. 318 more words
Spike Lee is coming to the 10th Montreal International Black Film Festival. The influential American writer-actor-director-producer will receive the fest’s inaugural Pioneer Award and present the premiere of his new film Da Sweet Blood of Jesus, funded by Kickstarter, on Sept. 138 more words
TORONTO — Filmmaker Spike Lee will receive the inaugural Pioneer Award at the Montreal International Black Film Festival (MIBFF) next month.
The 57-year-old director will accept the honour Sept. 133 more words
The “No Justice – No Peace” narrative in Ferguson, Missouri has become more than a national rally cry for the war on racial injustice. It has also become a dangerous precedent for the due process of law, and one that is being driven solely by the mentality of a mob seeking vindication for the death of Michael Brown at the hands of a white police officer. 507 more words