Film & TV
Lesson time 6:49 min
Examining his powerful nonfiction films When the Levees Broke and 4 Little Girls, Spike shares insights on how to handle true stories with passion and respect.
Topics include: 4 Little Girls • Personal and Intimate Interviews • Documentary as Activism
Spike Lee didn’t just direct his award-winning 1986 feature debut, She’s Gotta Have It. He was also the writer, star, truck driver, location scout, electrician, and caterer, because that’s what it took to get his film made. In his first-ever online directing class, the visionary behind Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X, and 25th Hour lets you in on his uncompromising approach to filmmaking. Learn about writing, self-producing, working with actors, and making movies that break barriers.
Spike Lee is a Master! Not only did I learn film techniques, but the power of film for change.
By hook or by crook, tell the story that only you can tell!
A true master who keeps it real, honest and purposeful throughout, thank you Spike!
Thank you so much. Really enjoyed your masterclass. Excellent work.