Spike Lee

Throughout his career, Spike Lee has established himself as one of the country’s most creative and talented producers, screenwriters, and directors. His forceful social vision, defined such films as Do the Right Thing, the epic Malcolm X, Miracle of St. Anna and the groundbreaking documentary film “When the Levees Broke”, focusing on the plight of Americans stranded in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. These films have helped define the African American experience for millions of people and speaks to the importance of cultural diversity in life and on film. Lee is also an actor and the author of six books. In addition to his achievements in feature films, Lee has produced and directed numerous music videos for such diverse artists as Miles Davis, Chaka Khan, Tracy Chapman, Anita Baker, Public Enemy, Bruce Hornsby, and Michael Jackson. His other music videos include work for the late Phyllis Hyman, Naughty by Nature, and Arrested Development.