Writers and Directors Guilds Nominate Creators of Color for Awards
Ryan Coogler, Spike Lee, Alfonso Cuarón and Barry Jenkins are among the nominees.
Black Brainiacs Time Travel to Stop Police Violence in 'See You Yesterday'
“I made this film because I don’t want the conversation on police brutality to slow down,” says director Stephon Bailey about his Netflix project, which is produced by Spike Lee.
Five Must-Read Takes On 'BlacKkKlansman'
Check out what people have to say about Spike Lee’s film about the Black cop who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan.
READ: Spike Lee On Revisionist History and the Death of the Dog Whistle
The director talks about the relevance of his new film, “BlacKkKlansman,” whose release marks the one-year anniversary of the deadly Unite the Right march in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Get Into This Creepy 'Tales From the Hood 2' Trailer
Rusty Cundieff and Darin Scott return for the sequel to their ’90s anthology film, which used satire to tackle the horrors of Black oppression.
Spike Lee and Janet Jackson Earn Historic Entertainment Awards
The titans received career-defining honors at the Cannes Film Festival and Billboard Music Awards, respectively.
Spike Lee on 'BlacKkKlansman': It's Not 'Just a History Lesson'
The director talked to The New York Times about the contemporary relevance of his film, which follows a Black cop who infiltrated a Ku Klux Klan chapter in the 1970s.
Ron Stallworth Infiltrates the KKK in 'BlacKkKlansman' Trailer
Spike Lee released the trailer for his comedy-drama in tandem with the film’s well-received debut at the Cannes Film Festival.
Spike Lee and Jordan Peele's 'BlacKkKlansman' Competes for Top Prize at Cannes Film Festival
The adaptation of Ron Stallworth’s story about his infiltration of a Colorado Ku Klux Klan chapter arrives in theaters in August.
Spike Lee and Jordan Peele Join Forces to Adapt KKK Infiltration Memoir, 'Black Klansman'
John David Washington will star in the thriller as Ron Stallsworth, a Black detective who successfully joined a local Ku Klux Klan chapter as part of an undercover sting operation.
WATCH: First Trailer for Spike Lee's 'Rodney King'
The movie will debut on Netflix later this month—25 years after LAPD officers were acquitted for beating King.
Spike Lee-Directed Version of Roger Guenveur Smith's 'Rodney King' Coming to Netflix
Smith’s one-man show about King, the four LAPD officers who beat him and the 1992 riots that followed their acquittal premieres on Netflix April 28.
Sneakerheads' Racial Tensions Ignite in Short Film 'Hypebeasts'
Filmmaker Jess dela Merced talks to Colorlines about her Spike Lee-advised film, which is now available online via KQED’s “Film School Shorts” showcase.
PBS to Air Doc on Black Editor Who Fought Original 'The Birth of a Nation'
William Monroe Trotter’s battle against D.W. Griffith’s notorious film forms the basis of “Birth of a Movement,” which features contributions from Spike Lee and Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Spike Lee Revisits 'She's Gotta Have It' for Upcoming Netflix Series
The series, based on Lee’s first feature-length film, comes a month after the movie’s 30th anniversary.
Today Marks 25 Years Since 'Jungle Fever' Hit The Silver Screen
Spike Lee’s landmark film helped launch the careers of Halle Berry and Samuel L. Jackson while investigating taboos surrounding Black-and-White interracial relationships.
Black Artists Pay Tribute To Prince
From Spike Lee’s block party to Erykah Badu’s lengthy Facebook tribute, see how some of your favorite musicians and artists honored The Purple One’s passing.
Spike Lee and Bernie Sanders Talk 'Black Lives Matter' And Brooklyn in New Interview
The “Chi-Raq” director addressed many topics with the Democratic presidential candidate for The Hollywood Reporter’s new cover story.
Spike Lee Filming Mini-Doc About Mizzou Student Protests
The short will debut as part of the Tribeca Film Festival’s sports programming.
LISTEN: Spike Lee Tells South Carolina Voters to Pick Bernie Sanders
From “wake up” to “do the right thing,” the director uses lines from his classic movies to urge people to choose Sanders in the state’s upcoming Democratic primary.