Wrote foreword for "A Separate Cinema" by John Kisch and Edward Mapp.
1 Biographical Movie |
2 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
18 Interviews |
24 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
Shelton J. Lee | Shelton Lee
5' 5" (1.65 m)
Did You Know?
For me, a large part of Jungle Fever
(1991) is about sexual mythology: the mythology of a white woman being on a pedestal, the universal standard of beauty, and the mythology about the black man as sexual stud with a ten-foot dick. Buying into the mythology is not a strong foundation for a relationship.
Is now (2002) the Artistic Director of the graduate division of the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. The position gives Lee an advisory position, allowing him to teach and advise third year students, as well as aid with industry networking.
Frequently uses a technique he calls the "double dolly." This is where the camera and the subject are placed on a dolly and pushed through the scene. This makes the subject look like they are floating or gliding.