“The movie industry has long taken notice of the talent that comes out of NYU Grad Film," said NYU Grad Film Creative Director Spike Lee, "but now there is an even greater need for the link to be strengthened, hence the Purple List."
“The movie industry has long taken notice of the talent that comes out of NYU Grad Film," said NYU Grad Film Creative Director Spike Lee, "but now there is an even greater need for the link to be strengthened, hence the Purple List."

Just got the lowdown on this and it's good news for all our readers in and around the Chicagoland area.

Spike Lee will be giving a free (I said FREE) lecture in the University Library at Chicago State University located at 9501 S. King Dr (as in Martin Luther King Dr.) in Chicago on Weds Feb 8 at 6PM.

No word on what the topic of his lecture will be yet, but there will be also a Q and A following his speech, and possibly a panel with Spike and other filmmakers and cineastes.

No doubt he'll discuss something about his new film Red Hook Summer premiering this month at Sundance.

And did I mention that it's free?