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Legendary Director Spike Lee Coming to The Bushnell on November 9

Hartford, CT – Legendary Director Spike Lee, best known for his groundbreaking and acclaimed films (Do The Right Thing, Malcolm X, When The Levees Broke, BlacKkKlansman) will be in Hartford next month to participate in a live, unscripted conversation about his life and work.

The special event, A Conversation with Spike Lee, will take place on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 7:30pm at The Bushnell, presented in partnership by The Connecticut Forum and The Bushnell. Trinity College is the Host and lead sponsor, and ESPN is the presenting sponsor.

In this candid conversation, the Academy Award-winning writer, producer, and director will take us behind-the-scenes of his most iconic movie moments, sharing clips from his films, and stories and insights from his life. Moderator to be announced.

Tickets ($19.50-$87.50) can be purchased at The Bushnell Box Office at or 860.987.5900.

“Trinity College has a long history of community engagement that enhances the educational experience that we are able to offer our college community,” said Dr. Joanne Berger-Sweeney, president of Trinity College. “We are proud to partner with The CT Forum, The Bushnell and Cinestudio to host Spike Lee for an amazing conversation on his work and his impact on American life through film.”

About Spike Lee
Spike Lee is one of the most influential and celebrated filmmakers of our time. The Academy Award-winning director, producer, writer, actor, and activist, and NYU Grad Film Tenured Professor is best known for his groundbreaking and acclaimed films, Do The Right ThingMalcolm X4 Little GirlsWhen The Levees Broke25th Hour, and BlacKkKlansman.

For more information about this special event, please contact Ruth Cullen at / 860-509-0909 or Paul Marte at / (w) 860-987-6068