By Dave McNary | Variety Spike Lee will receive the American Cinematheque Award and will be honored during a virtual tribute on Jan. 14, 2021. American Cinematheque chair Rick Nicita said the legendary director always keeps his finger on the pulse of society. “As a...
Adventure, Drama, War
By Ramin Setoodeh | Variety Over the last 73 years, the Cannes Film Festival has often been billed as the world’s biggest and most glamorous celebration of the movies. But this year, it was poised to make history. Director and activist Spike Lee had been selected as...
By Elsa Keslassy | Variety Director and activist Spike Lee will serve as jury president of the 73rd edition of the Cannes Film Festival. Lee succeeds Alejandro G. Iñárritu, whose 2019 jury awarded the Palme d’Or to Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite,” which won...