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1 Biographical Movie |
2 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
18 Interviews |
31 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
Shelton J. Lee | Shelton Lee
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[on how independent filmmaking changed since he started] That might as well have been a million years ago. Filmmakers like Jim [Jim Jarmusch
] and I, the only reason we went to film school was because of the equipment. We didn't care about the MFA. You went to film school to get the equipment. Now students look at the cost of going to schools and say, "I could use that money to buy my own camera ...
The Lees bought their 9,800-sq.-ft. Italian palazzo-style home from Jasper Johns
in 1998; it was originally built for a Vanderbilt.
His films often have the phrase "Wake Up!" as in an urging to the awakening of maturity and social conscience.