Directed and appeared in Anita Baker
's "No One In The World" video
1 Biographical Movie |
2 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
18 Interviews |
39 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
7 Magazine Cover Photos |
Shelton J. Lee | Shelton Lee | Spike
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 ...
Has been trying for more than ten years to direct his dream project: a film about the life and times of Jackie Robinson
. Says that he personally promised to Robinson's widow, Rachel Isum, to make the film. Another as-of-yet (2003) project he has often spoke of but has yet to do is a film on the boxing match between Joe Louis
and Max Schmeling
Films called "A Spike Lee Joint"