Spike Lee on Mizzou campus to focus on football team boycott
In this Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 photo, filmmaker Spike Lee poses for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif. Reflecting on his career as he prepares to accept an honorary Oscar (Credit: Chris Pizzello / Invision / AP)
The Columbia Daily Tribune reports Lee was in town on Saturday night to attend a screening of the student-made documentary "Concerned Student 1950 at the True/False Film Festival.
Lee's film titled "2 Fists Up" is planned for digital release May 31. ESPN says the film examines how the Black Lives Matter Movement sparked activism at the University of Missouri and the rest of the U.S.
Lee also was on campus Monday to interview subjects for the film and record footage of the Concerned Student 1950 group as it protested at multiple spots on campus.