Cameroonian-American Film Legend SPIKE LEE was received by the Cameroon Ambassador To France
Cameroonian-American Film Legend SPIKE LEE was received earlier today July 2nd by the Cameroon Ambassador To France H.E. André Magnus Ekoumou.
SPIKE LEE is in France for the 74th edition of the Cannes Film Festival which will hold from 6th to the 17th of July in Cannes, France
It should be noted that in 2007 Spike Lee’s DNA analysis by African Ancestry revealed that his father’s lineage led back to Cameroon, while his mother’s led to Sierra Leone. Lee said the new knowledge ”didn’t change a thing,” adding, “I always felt a deep connection to my ancestors.
SPIKE LEE was voted President of the Film Festival of Cannes May 12th-23rd 2020 (which did not hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic). It was the very first time a Black Person was elected at that position since the beginning of the festival in 1946.