Soldiers on the big screen - in Hollywood, they are almost invariably white. The reality is very different. As film director and Oscar-winner Spike Lee has shown in his film about four black veterans. A look at racism in American war films.
Whether with "Do The Right Thing" or his upcoming Netflix release, Spike Lee's works offer essential snapshots of race relations. DW discussed US history with the filmmaker, going from George Washington to George Floyd.
In an exclusive DW interview, the US filmmaker Spike Lee talks about the Black Lives Matter protests in reaction to George Floyd's killing, reflects on the history of racism and his upcoming movie, "Da 5 Bloods."
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