Spike Lee: Finding the Story and Forcing the Issue: Finding the Story and Forcing the Issue (Modern Filmmakers)

Spike Lee: Finding the Story and Forcing the Issue: Finding the Story and Forcing the Issue (Modern Filmmakers)


Spike Lee's trip from guerrilla filmmaker to Hollywood insider is explored in gentle of his own heritage, the cultural impression of his motion pictures, and the large scholarship his video clips have inspired.

• Examines the whole diversity of Lee's profession, together with the 5 movie books he authored or coauthored, his function movies, his tv tasks, and his documentaries

• deals a accomplished, scholarly research of ways, as either an American and African American filmmaker, Lee tells tales that would in a different way have remained untold on American motion picture screens

• Analyzes Lee's position in a wealthy culture of African American filmmaking that comes with Oscar Micheaux, Gordon Parks, Charles Burnett, Julie sprint, and John Singleton

• Discusses the impact administrators corresponding to Martin Scorsese and Melvin Van Peebles have had on Lee

• finds how Lee's motion pictures disclose little-known features of yankee social concerns, historic occasions, and public figures

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