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Spike Lee will host a film seminar at Harvard

Spike Lee will host a film seminar at Harvard — The subject of the lectures is African-American cinema and will include such films as ”Shaft,” ”Cooley High,” and ”Boyz N the Hood”

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The hottest ticket at Harvard this spring has to be Spike Lee’s seminar on African-American cinema. Here’s what his students will be watching:

Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song (directed by Melvin van Peebles, 1971)
Shaft (Gordon Parks, 1971)
Sounder (Martin Ritt, 1972)
Cooley High (Michael Schultz, 1975)
Blue Collar (Paul Schrader, 1978)
She’s Gotta Have It (Lee, 1986)
House Party (Reginald Hudlin, 1990)
To Sleep With Anger (Charles Burnett, 1990)
Boyz N the Hood (John Singleton, 1991)