"The United States of America was built upon the genocide of Native people and slavery. That is the fabric of the United States of America."
Full Cannes press conference:
Spike Lee’s new movie “BlacKkKlansman” is set in the 70s but ends with footage of Trump and his reaction to Charlottesville https://t.co/Ae1VTLokCQ— BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) May 16, 2018
Spike Lee slammed President Donald Trump at the Cannes Film Festival after the premiere of his new film, "BlacKkKlansman" and talked about why he used footage of the crash that killed Heather Heyer. https://t.co/V7YfXrF8Ge pic.twitter.com/RX0Wt4mAZf— CBS Entertainment (@CBSNewsEnt) May 16, 2018
Spike Lee on connecting #BlacKkKlansman to Charlottesville: “Those terrorists groups and the real David Duke should join the Writers Guild of America. They wrote the ending for us. They wrote a better ending.” https://t.co/aW4i07WJvR #Cannes2018 pic.twitter.com/Bfik3qH1M1— IndieWire (@IndieWire) May 17, 2018
Spike Lee tells @ManohlaDargis "BlacKkKlansman" is his response to Trump, who won't repudiate the alt-right: “All these Jewish people supporting him, don’t they understand that he’s aligned with the people who tried to wipe them off the face of the Earth?” https://t.co/HsJV39d1of— New York Times Arts (@nytimesarts) May 16, 2018
.@SpikeLee: #BlacKkKlansman "is a wake-up call. My fellow Americans, I come to you with a heavy heart. Don't go for the okey-doke, wake the [expletive] up. We're better than this" https://t.co/pfzYoskvYn pic.twitter.com/DEXOqFel7E— LAT Entertainment (@latimesent) May 17, 2018
#Cannes2018 review: Spike Lee’s #BlacKkKlansman whoops up a true fairy tale of anti-racist swamp-draining – without obscuring the bigger picture of a bigotry that endures, says @sopharsogood ☞ https://t.co/ffcDctWcYq pic.twitter.com/ePpn18nXqN— Sight & Sound (@SightSoundmag) May 17, 2018
BlacKkKlansman, which triggered a standing ovation in Cannes, is being hailed as a serious comeback for Spike Lee: https://t.co/iokLOQIeWK— Maclean's Magazine (@macleans) May 18, 2018
Spike Lee layers #BlackKklansman with a sophisticated essayistic foundation that grapples with the way race is perceived of and represented through popular culture. Read @samcmac's review from #Cannes2018. https://t.co/ZPnO4jP6ZW— Slant (@Slant_Magazine) May 17, 2018
Riffing on 70s Blaxploitation films but speaking to today's racial tensions, #BlacKkKlansman is Spike Lee’s best work in years https://t.co/WFR5BEJ0JR #Cannes2018 review by @JosephDAWalsh pic.twitter.com/XzwgXhpIsx—The Skinny (@theskinnymag) May 16, 2018
Review: "Spike Lee's BlackKklansman is the movie we need now—and it's funny, too" https://t.co/fVx3RRzK3t— TIME (@TIME) May 16, 2018
BlackkKlansman comes out August 10, 2018.
Cannes: 1, 2, 3
interviews: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
reviews: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9