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A Conversation with Spike Lee Interviewed by James McBride

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Spike Lee, photo: Seth Kushner
A Conversation with Spike Lee
Interviewed by James McBride
Tue, Feb 12, 2008 7 PM
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Hear Lee discuss his work and ideas with noted author and musician James McBride.

McBride gained fame for The Color of Water (1996), his classic memoir about growing up in a biracial Brooklyn family led by his remarkable mother, a rabbi's daughter who married an African American preacher. Lee's next film, currently in production, is based on Miracle at St. Anna, McBride's acclaimed first novel. Its story is a panoramic yet intimate tale about four African American soldiers in Italy during World War II and how their wartime experiences shape their later lives.

Members at the Sponsor ($250) level and above are also invited to a private reception following the conversation. Reservations are limited and can be made at the time of ticket purchase.

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