More than a few days before to discover his new feature-length film on Netflix. But, before revealing Da 5 Bloods on the streaming platform, it is a whole other type of film that Spike Lee has shared on the social networks with 3 Brothers, assembly, denouncing the police violence that mixes images and amateur clips of his film Do The Right Thing.read also : Spike Lee : "The studios can no longer say that movies with Blacks don't work"
This video of a minute and a half split on the page Instagram of the filmmaker new york is dedicated to Eric Garner and George Floyd, two African-Americans killed by police after a routine check-up. The director compares these images with that of his feature film, 1989, in which a character black is murdered by a police officer, all the while questioning : "history will cease to repeat?"
Since its inception in the 1980s, Spike Lee has made the defense of the black cause the thread of his work. BlacKkKlansman, his last feature-length film based on the true story of Ron Stallworth featured a cop afro-american undercover in the Ku Klux Klan. The film, awarded in Cannes and at the Oscars, ended with a montage of images of the riots caused by white-supremacist Charlottesville Virginia.