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Hackerman Foundation Best & Next Series: Spike Lee

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Registration will be available in November. Check back for updates.

Spike Lee is a notable writer, director, producer, actor, and author who revolutionized both the landscape of independent cinema and the role of black talent in film. Widely regarded as a premiere African American filmmaker, Lee is a forerunner in the “do-it-yourself” school of filmmaking.

Spike Lee’s movies are a series of outspoken and provocative socio-political critiques that challenge our cultural assumptions not only about race but also class and gender identity. He has not only solidified his own standing as one of contemporary cinema's most influential figures but also revolutionized the role of black talent in Hollywood, tearing away decades of stereotypes and marginalized portrayals to establish a new arena for African American voices to be heard.

Central Hall tickets available NOON on Nov. 19.
Overflow simulcast tickets available NOON Nov. 20

Parking is free on Park Avenue and Cathedral Street after 6pm. Parking is $5 in the Franklin Street Garage after 5pm.

This lecture is made possible by the Hackerman Foundation with additional support from the Eddie C. and C Sylvia Brown Foundation and Sandra R. Berman.

Tuesday, December 3 at 7:00pm

Central Library, Elizabeth K. Moser Central Hall
400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Event Type

Best & Next Series, Writers LIVE!

Age Group

Adults, Seniors

Compass Category

Best & Next Series

Event Publisher

Tracy Dimond - for Adults

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