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Lee, Spike

Overview
Works: 685 works in 1,726 publications in 8 languages and 56,415 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Documentary films  Biography  Juvenile works  Fiction  Historical films  Comedy films  History 
Subject Headings: Motion picture producers and directors 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Actor, Author of screenplay, Film editor, Interviewee, Scenarist, Speaker, Restager, Performer, fmd, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, Composer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Malcolm X by Spike Lee( visu )
35 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,496 libraries worldwide
Born Malcolm Little, his minister father was killed by the Ku Klux Klan. He became a gangster, and while in jail discovered the Nation of Islam writings of Elijah Muhammad. After getting out of jail, he preaches the teachings, but later on goes on a pilgrimage to the city of Mecca. There he converts to the original Islamic religion and becomes a Sunni Muslim. He changes his name to El-Hajj Malik Al-Shabazz and stops his anti-white teachings, having discovered the error of his mistakes. He is later assasinated and dies a Muslim martyr
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( visu )
47 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,766 libraries worldwide
"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise, "--Container
Inside man by Clive Owen( visu )
64 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,204 libraries worldwide
NYPD Detective Keith Frazier struggles to outsmart Dalton, a high-stakes bank robber who, along with a well-trained crew of accomplices, has seized control of a Wall Street bank. The robbers turn what initially looks like a hostage crisis into a personal crusade to expose some mysterious evil secrets. As the dangerous cat-and-mouse game unfolds, Madaline, a power broker with her own agenda, emerges and injects even more instability into an already volatile situation
When the Levees Broke : a Requiem in Four Acts by Spike Lee( visu )
40 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,168 libraries worldwide
The world watched in horror as Hurrican Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. Many were shocked, not only by the scale of the disaster, but the slow, inept and disorganized response of the emergency and recovery efforts. Structured into four acts, each dealing with a different aspect of the events that preceded and followed Katrina's catastrophic passage through New Orleans. Tells the heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and survived to tell the tale
4 Little Girls ( visu )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,865 libraries worldwide
When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a peaceful fall morning, it takes the lives of four young girls; Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime, taking place at a time when the civil rights movement is burning with a new flame, could have doused that flame forever. Instead it fuels a nation's outrage and brings Birmingham, Alabama to the forefront of America's concern
Please, baby, please by Spike Lee( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 1,637 libraries worldwide
A toddler's antics keep her mother busy as she tries to feed her, watch her on the playground, give her a bath, and put her to bed
Please, puppy, please by Spike Lee( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,340 libraries worldwide
Two toddlers have fun with their puppy
Miracle at St. Anna ( visu )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
August 1944. Follows four black soldiers of the all-black 92nd Infantry Division who get trapped near the small Tuscan village of Sant'Anna di Stazzema on the Gothic Line during the Italian Campaign of World War II. One of the men will risk his life to save an Italian boy who lives in the city where the Waffen-SS have massacred most of the citizens of the town in retaliation for Italian partisan activity. A sculpted head from the Ponte Santa Trinita in Florence is a focal point
When we were kings by Leon Gast( visu )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
A documentary on Mohammad Ali at the time of the famous 1974 "Rumble in the Jungle" match with George Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire (now Democratic Republic of the Congo). Includes footage of the Zaire '74 music festival featuring some of the top African American performers of the era, including James Brown and B.B. King
Love & basketball by Omar Epps( visu )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,134 libraries worldwide
This film is divided into the quarters of a basketball game and tells the story of Quincy and Monica. It traces their lives as they run parallel and run apart -- from childhood, to high school, to college -- concluding with Quincy and Monica as adults. Both play basketball and each dreams of playing on a professional level. For Quincy, it is easier and expected since he is the son of a professional ballplayer. Monica has it harder being both a woman when there was no professional league, and as a daughter whose mother cannot understand why her daughter wants to be an athlete
Chi-Raq ( visu )
4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play 'Lysistrata' by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago's South Side, creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world
Bamboozled by Spike Lee( visu )
33 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
In a searing parody of American television, this film takes a humorous look at how race, ratings and the pursuit of power lead to a network executive's stunning rise and tragic downfall
25th hour ( visu )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and French and held by 957 libraries worldwide
Monty Brogan is facing a seven year prison sentence for dealing drugs. On the night before he has to go to prison, he decides to go out with his friends one last time, and re-examines his life in the process
Oldboy by Spike Lee( visu )
33 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 889 libraries worldwide
Kidnapped and kept in solitary confinement for 20 years, Joe Doucett has suddenly been set free without a word of explanation. Obsessed with finding those who imprisoned him, Doucett wreaks havoc upon his captors, unaware his freedom is part of a plan and his true punishment's about to begin
School daze by Spike Lee( visu )
19 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 886 libraries worldwide
A music-filled, off-beat contemporary comedy that takes an unforgettable look at black college life
Spike Lee : that's my story and I'm sticking to it by Kaleem Aftab( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 883 libraries worldwide
Lee is the provocative director whose pioneering films--from Do the Right Thing and Jungle Fever to Malcolm X--helped transform the face of late twentieth-century America. Since bursting onto the scene in 1986 with the sexually provocative She's Gotta Have It, He has been one of America's most visionary and controversial cinematic figures. With film critic Kaleem Aftab, Lee chronicles his explosive rise to stardom, exploring such important issues as Black Nationalism, Hollywood stereotyping, and the rise of a powerful black middle class. With Lee family interviews and the candid revelations of stars like Halle Berry, Denzel Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Laurence Fishburne, Ed Norton, John Turturro, Rosie Perez, and Wesley Snipes, this book is the story of a visionary life in the cinema, telling us as much about Lee as it does about the past two decades of American social history.--From publisher description
Pariah by Dee Rees( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 834 libraries worldwide
Alike is a 17-year-old African-American woman who lives with her parents and younger sister in Brooklyn's Fort Greene neighborhood. She has a flair for poetry, and is a good student at her local high school. Alike is quietly but firmly embracing her identity as a lesbian. Wondering how much she can confide in her family, Alike strives to get through adolescence with grace, humor, and tenacity--sometimes succeeding, sometimes not, but always moving forward
By any means necessary : the trials and tribulations of the making of Malcolm X-- by Spike Lee( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 803 libraries worldwide
Film director Lee tells of the obstacles he faced in making Malcolm X and also investigates the controversies in Malcolm's life
Crooklyn by Spike Lee( visu )
38 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 793 libraries worldwide
Director Spike Lee fashions a bold, flavorful picture of family life in a crowded but cozy Brooklyn neighborhood nicknamed "Crooklyn" by the Carmichaels, who experience one very special summer in their hometown under difficult but often wonderful circumstances
Get on the bus by Spike Lee( visu )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 766 libraries worldwide
Follows a group of different men traveling from Los Angeles to the Million Man March in Washington, D.C. They board the bus as strangers but emerge three days and thousands of miles later as brothers
 
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Lee, Sheldon
Lee, Shelton 1957-
Lee, Shelton J.
Lee, Shelton J. 1957-
Lee , Shelton Jackson
Lee Shelton Jackson 1957-....
Lee, Spike
Novi film Spajka Lija
Spaiks Lī
Spike Lee
Spike Lee americký filmový režisér, producent, scenárista a herec
Spike Lee Amerikaans filmregisseur
Spike Lee amerykański reżyser, scenarzysta, producent, aktor filmowy
Spike Lee cineasta estadounidense
Spike Lee regista statunitense
Spike Lee scénariste, réalisateur et producteur américain
Spike Lee US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Filmproduzent, Schriftsteller und Schauspieler
Σπάικ Λι
Спайк Ли
Սփայք Լի
ספייק לי
اسپایک لی تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی
سبايك لي
স্পাইক লি
இசுப்பைக் லீ
สไปค์ ลี
리, 스파이크 1957-
스파이크 리
スパイク・リー
リー, スパイク
史派克·李
Languages
English (422)
French (26)
German (21)
Italian (16)
Spanish (7)
Multiple languages (6)
Japanese (3)
Chinese (1)
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