Spike Lee praised as ‘the godfather of Black moviemaking’

Spike Lee is the “godfather of Black moviemaking.” The 64-year-old director will preside over this year’s Cannes Film Festival jury and playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah — who is working on a new movie with Spike — has compared him to James Brown. He told The Observer newspaper: “For me, Spike Lee is the godfather: the godfather […]