News you can use if you live in the New Haven, CT area, or plan to be when this series runs at Yale - June 14 to 16.
Everything you need to know follows below:
Presented in association with the Yale Summer Film Institute
Working together and separately, Spike Lee and Sam Pollard have produced a series of ground-breaking documentaries on African-American history. These include If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise (2010), a follow-up to critically-acclaimed documentary on the effects of Hurricane Katrina, When the Levees Broke (2006). The latter was presented at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas in 2007.
This year, Festival takes an opportunity to look at their work in greater depth, with screenings of several important documentaries in their collaboration.