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  1. FSLC Presents Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968-1986 February 6-19Read the original story

    Friday | PressReleasePoint

    THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER PRESENTS Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968-1986 February 6-19 Includes work from filmmakers Pearl Bowser, Kathleen Collins, William Greaves, Bill Gunn, Jessie Maple and Spike Lee Collins's Losing Ground will have its long overdue theatrical premiere with a one-week theatrical run starting on February 6 Cast and crew reunion screening of Personal Problems , with guests including Ishmael Reed, Dr. Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor and Sam Waymon New York, NY - The Film Society of Lincoln Center will present Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York , 1968-1986, a series of key films, starting with William Greaves's seminal Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One and culminating with Spike Lee's first feature, the independently produced She's Gotta Have It which launched a new era of studio filmmaking by black directors.

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  2. The Film Society to Celebrate Black Independent Film in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Film Comment

    Black independent filmmaking takes the spotlight in February with Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968-1986, presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The series launches with William Greaves's seminal Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One and ends with Spike Lee's debut feature, the independently produced She's Gotta Have It .

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  3. Different scenes: Spike Lee's film and Eric Garner's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | New York Daily News

    ... one emblazoned with a pixelated picture of Lee's character Mars Blackmon from his first feature, "She's Gotta Have It," and the other with patches saying "Defend Brooklyn." "I wanted them to be functional, have a lot of pockets and protect the stuff ...

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  4. Academy Award Nominee John Singleton To Executive Produce Director...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... Takes You." Set in his hometown of Detroit and reminiscent of Spike Lee's 30-year old classic film "She's Gotta Have It," Kush's debut feature, "As the Freak Takes You," follows the story of Summer Hughes, an omnisexual force of nature, as she ...

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  5. Dear White People brimming with good ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Georgia Straight

    ... her favourite director is Ingmar Bergman, even if she tells everyone it's Spike Lee-whose breakthrough She's Gotta Have It this physically resembles at times. Simien shows great affection for his characters, even at their most odious, pompous, and ...

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  6. Review: Dear White PeopleRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    ike Lee when he burst onto the scene with films like She's Gotta Have It, School Daze, and Do The Right Thing. His debut film is an extremely funny and satirical look at race relations in the Obama age as you find yourself laughing at situations that ...

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  7. 'Separate Cinema' shows how black people have been portrayed in filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Shown is the poster for "She's Gotta Have It," director Spike Lee's 1986 feature debut. Shown is the poster for "A Man Called Adam," a 1966 film directed by Leo Penn.

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  8. 'Dear White People' a smart, comedic look at conversation about raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... that is "approaching sentience" and is "a black hole for white people's fingers." When the activist, a "She's Gotta Have It" Nola Darling type played by Tessa Thompson, campaigns for school office on a platform of banishing "randomization" of campus ...

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  9. FLIX: 'Dear White People' 47 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    Justin Simien is a sharp, talented filmmaker who reminds me of Spike Lee when he burst onto the scene with films like "She's Gotta Have It," "School Daze" and "Do The Right Thing." His debut film, "Dear White People," is an extremely funny and satirical look at race relations in the Obama age as movie goers find themselves laughing at situations that ordinarily make people upset.

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  10. Weekend events in Toronto: October 3-5, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | BlogTO

    ... Genius fan today, they'll need it later. Saturday, October 4, Mod Club. CINSSU presents: Spike Lee's "She's Gotta Have It" CINSSU is back with their free Friday film series, because isn't this town just amazing. This week you can catch Spike Lee's ...

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  11. Spike Lee honored at Montreal International Black Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... not big special effects. It's too small a film for them. It's the same reason I raised money for "She's Gotta Have It." No studio was going to make that film, not back in 1986." Lee is a writer, director, actor, producer, author and college ...

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  12. Spike Lee honoured at Montreal International Black Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | GlobalNews

    ... there's not big special effects. It's too small a film for them. It's the same reason I raised money for She's Gotta Have It . No studio was going to make that film, not back in 1986." Lee has often been blunt in his criticism of the U.S. and wasn't ...

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  13. 'Separate Cinema: The First 100 Years of Black Poster Art' published by Reel Art PressRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | Art Daily

    ... Cabin in the Sky, and Stormy Weather are profiled next to more contemporary classics like Spike Lee's She's Gotta Have It and recent Hollywood blockbusters like Monster's Ball and The Butler. Insightful text accompanies chapters on blackface and ...

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  14. Let Brooklyn neighborhoods bask in TV & filmmaking spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... it gave Brooklyn a national stage. So did Mars Blackmon, the Brooklyn-loving Spike Lee character from "She's Gotta Have It" and all of those great Nike ads with Michael Jordan. These actors made us feel proud to have a loud voice. Recently, the ...

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  15. Richard Brody: Spike Lee comes home.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | New Yorker

    ... process that he likened to the fund-raising he did "with pen and paper" for his first dramatic feature, "She's Gotta Have It," which he shot in twelve days in the summer of 1985. "We were doing Kickstarter before there was Kickstarter," he said. ...

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  16. Weekly Top Five: The best of Spike LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    ... what makes him an interesting director. You can see my five favorite Spike Lee movies below. 5. She's Gotta Have It (1986) This inventive comedy has all the homespun charm of Lee's early work (a quality that tends to elude his lesser films), evoking ...

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  17. Spike Lee celebrated in summer L.A. retrospectiveRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... He has appeared in several of his own films, including the role of motor-mouth Mars Blackmon in "She's Gotta Have It" and the pizza delivery boy Mookie in "Do the Right Thing." In addition to the academy's current film series, "By Any Means ...

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  18. Spike Lee celebrated in summer L.A. retrospectiveRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... He has appeared in several of his own films, including the role of motor-mouth Mars Blackmon in "She's Gotta Have It" and the pizza delivery boy Mookie in "Do the Right Thing." In addition to the academy's current film series, "By Any Means ...

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  19. Spike Lee celebrated in summer L.A. retrospectiveRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... He has appeared in several of his own films, including the role of motor-mouth Mars Blackmon in "She's Gotta Have It" and the pizza delivery boy Mookie in "Do the Right Thing." In addition to the academy's current film series, "By Any Means ...

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  20. VIDEO: Do The Right Thing 25 years onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2014 | BBC News

    ... has even proposed renaming the street to commemorate it. B lack and white images of Mr and Mrs Lee and She's Gotta Have It are courtesy of Spike Lee. is a series of video features published every Monday on the BBC News website which tell the stories ...

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