“Film found me. I didn’t find film.”
Iconic filmmaker Spike Lee gave an insight on how he got his big break in the filmmaking world to the folks at Media Bistro.
While Lee is well-known for movies like “Red Hook Summer,” did you know that if it wasn’t for NBA superstar Michael Jordan and a pair of Nike Air Jordan sneakers, Lee–and Nike–might not be the icons they have become today? It all came down to a risky commercial shoot.
Watch “Spike Lee: My First Big Break” below.