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Dear White People review

Race relations is not an issue often tackled in cinema but this film, set at Winchester University in America, does just that.  Sam White, played by Tessa Thompson, is a mixed race film student frustrated by recent racist transgressions on campus.   694 more words

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Daily Dose: Do The Right Thing and the TRASH CAN Moment

The One-Line Summary: In the culturally diverse neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, on a blisteringly hot summer day, a pizza-delivery boy named Mookie (Spike Lee… 366 more words


Spike Lee has us asking the same question more than 25 years later

I’ve been pretty troubled with some of the news I’ve been reading from across the pond – it seems like attitudes to race hasn’t changed much in some areas of States since the Civil Rights Movement. 565 more words

American Film Institute

Should Spike Lee get tax breaks for 'Chiraq'?

Alderman Will Burns of the 4th ward joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to discuss why he thinks that Spike Lee should not receive a $3 million tax credit for his movie “Chiraq.” 7 more words

Roe Conn

Aldermen Debate Tax Break For Spike Lee's Film, 'Chiraq'

CHICAGO (CBS) — Members of a City Council panel debated, but did not vote on, a measure calling for director Spike Lee to be blocked from getting a state tax credit for his Chicago-based movie provocatively called “Chiraq,” reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore. 337 more words


Pfleger: City Council Hearing On Chiraq "Insulting"

(CBS) — Father Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina’s says a City Council meeting Monday discussing the merits of a movie titled Chiraq is “insulting,” reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh. 140 more words