SPIKE LEEb. March 20, 1957 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA
“My path in life is to speak the truth – I’m not gonna run from it”
In early September, Esquire spoke with them over Zoom about the film, their personal growth, and life in 2020. Byrne was in his apartment in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, a beer in hand. Lee was at his Martha’s Vineyard home, where a Kehinde Wiley painting adorned the wall behind him. Follow this link to read this interview “David Byrne, Spike Lee, and Some Wisdom For Right Now” on Esquire.
Da 5 Blood (2020), Delroy Lindo, Jonathan Majors, Clarke Peters
Do the Right Thing (1989), Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee
Radio Raheem: ”Let me tell you the story of Right Hand, Left Hand. It's a tale of good and evil. Hate: it was with this hand that Cane iced his brother. Love: these five fingers, they go straight to the soul of man. The right hand: the hand of love. The story of life is this: static. One hand is always fighting the other hand, and the left hand is kicking much ass.”