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Watch An Excerpt Of Spike Lee's "Master Class" Where He Explains Why He Really Went To Film School

by Cynthia Reid
October 31, 2011 4:19 AM
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Here's an excerpt of renowned director Spike Lee giving a master class on directing at the American Black Film Festival in 2010.

This may be the "pick me up" some of you filmmakers need today to go out and make it happen! He comments on learning the craft, the real reason he went to film school and having to work ten times harder than his white classmates. .

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  • james Madison | November 1, 2011 3:23 AMReply

    Thanks for posting Cynthia.

  • Neziah | October 31, 2011 7:25 AMReply

    Very enlightening and true.

  • Nia | October 31, 2011 6:12 AMReply

    I met him this year. He's just as blunt in person. Thanks for sharing.

  • FilmGuy | October 31, 2011 5:38 AMReply

    His words are so true. I see so many geniuses in the black community and the biggest hurdle to their success is OUTPUT. The person that becomes the most well-known is the one who puts out the most work, good or bad. OUTPUT, OUTPUT, OUTPUT!

  • Stacey Muhammad | October 31, 2011 5:33 AMReply

    Wonderful! We need these!

  • kokoatdawn | October 31, 2011 5:20 AMReply

    Great Clip. Thanks for sharing.

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