Written by LIT 97.1 on February 2, 2022
Spike Lee was making amateur films by age 20 and won a Student Academy Award for his graduate thesis film. Spike Lee drew attention with his 1st feature She’s Gotta Have It — one of the most profitable films in 1986. He continues to create films that explore provocative topics like race, politics and violence. He won his 1st Oscar in 2019, for the adapted screenplay for BlacKkKlansman.