Canadian Music Week (CMW) has announced a special Keynote Interview with Spike Lee, on Saturday May 9, as part of the event’s conference programming. Known as one of America’s most important and challenging filmmakers, Lee has made an mark on the independent film scene with his provocative and socially active films. Lee has directed, produced, written, and acted in over 50 films, along with creating his own production company 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks.
This Keynote Interview will give attendees a rare inside look into the filmmaker’s accomplishments, creative process and more. The interview will take place from 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm at the Sheraton Centre Hotel. Ticket info is available online here.
In addition, Spike Lee will take part in a special engagement of Do The Right Thing. The film will screen at The Royal Cinema, followed by a Q&A with Lee on Sunday May 10. You can purchase tickets for this event online here.
Keynote Interview with Spike Lee
May 9, Osgoode Ballroom East, The Sheraton Centre Hotel, 3:00 pm
Do The Right Thing + Spike Lee Q&A
May 10, The Royal Cinema, 2:00 pm
Combining three information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; a film festival; a comedy festival; four awards shows and the nation’s largest new music festival, CMW spans a ten-day period from May 1 to May 10, 2015 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel and over 60 downtown Toronto venues, attracting participants from across the globe. For more information, visit cmw.net.