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Spike Lee Chosen As Head Of Jury At The Cannes Film Festival

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Legendary screenwriter and film producer Spike Lee has been named the Cannes International Film Festival head of the competition jury. Organizers announced on Tuesday that Lee would be the head of this year’s jury, which will take place in France from July 6th to the 17th. He was originally asked …

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Spike Lee To Produce 9/11 & COVID-19 Dual Docu-Series For HBO

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Spike Lee has teamed up with HBO to develop a new 9/11 and coronavirus documentary on the 20th anniversary of the attacks. The multi-part doc, titled “NYC Epicenters 9/11→ 2021½,” will begin focusing on the unprecedented events on September 11th, 2001. The project will cover the lives lost that fateful …

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American Film Institute And Universal Pictures Extend Partnership To Bring Week-Long ‘Black Stories Matter’ Series

The American Film Institute and Universal Pictures have extended their partnership to bring a “Black Stories Matter” week-long AFI Movie Club event, “spotlighting diverse and unique narratives from celebrated Black films,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The event comes on the heels of a recent collaboration between AFI and Universal …

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Charles Oakley Speaks Out On Knick’s Treatment Toward Spike Lee: “You’re Cheating The People Of New York When You Do Something Like That To A New York Native”

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Former Knicks player Charles Oakley is speaking out after film director Spike Lee made claims of mistreatment by New York Knicks owner, James Dolan. “Spike means a lot to New York,” Oakley stated during a phone interview with the Associated Press. “All the boroughs. He’s a game-changer for black movies, …

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