Since beginning his career in 1983, Spike Lee has produced 35 films that focus on race relations, poverty and other cultural and political issues. His film "Do the Right Thing" was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 1989. In 1997, Lee's documentary "4 Little Girls" was nominated for the Best Feature Documentary Academy Award. —XFINITY Entertainment Staff
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