Spike Lee's 'Red Hook Summer' to Premiere at Sundance
The filmmaker gives us a first look at his first film in four years
Spike Lee has been particularly tight-lipped about his first film in four years "Red Hook Summer." Still, with it's Sundance debut right around the corner, he's giving critics and fans a first look at the film that centers around an Atlanta boy who comes to Brooklyn's Red Hook neighborhood to spend a summer with his grandfather, who he's never met before.
Loop 21 chatted with Lea at the UrbanWorld Film Festival in New York who told us the film centered around one word: "Gentrification!"
The film also reprises one of Lee's iconic characters Mookie, but isn't a sequel to "Do the Right Thing" as previously rumored.
The film also stars Nate Parker, Keke Palmer and Clarke Peters.