"I think it's very important for films to make people look at what they've forgotten." Spike Lee is a seminal figure in American and world culture, famous as a producer, director, screenwriter, and actor, whose films courageously address race relations, politics, and urban conflict. His breakthrough film, "Do the Right Thing" (1989), masterfully explores prejudice and intercommunity tensions. Born in Atlanta, Lee initially studied at Morehouse College before moving to New York to pursue filmmaking, specializing as a producer. Although his early short films were acclaimed, it was his feature debut, "She's Gotta Have It" (1986), that catapulted him to fame, followed by hits such as "School Daze" (1988), "Mo' Better Blues" (1990) and "Jungle Fever" (1991), which cemented his reputation. His oeuvre includes seminal works such as "Malcolm X" (1992), which sparked debate among critics, as well as "Girl 6" (1996), "Summer of Sam" (1999), "25th Hour" (2002) and "She Hate Me" (2004), in addit

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