She's Gotta Have It

Film/Video

Images courtesy of MGM Studios

She's Gotta Have It

Spike Lee, 1986

Wexner Prize: Spike Lee

Among the most significant voices in American cinema, film director Spike Lee epitomizes the ideals of the Wexner Prize, which honors a contemporary artist in any field whose work has been consistently original, influential, and challenging to convention. This award recognizes Lee’s groundbreaking feature films, documentaries, television movies, music videos, and commercials.

Fri, Feb 22, 2008 7 PM

Lee’s breakthrough film and first feature, She’s Gotta Have It follows independent-minded Nola Darling as she tries to juggle relationships with three men vying for her affection.

Starring Tracy Camilla Johns and Lee as Mars Blackmon, who became a fixture in Lee’s Air Jordan commercials for Nike. (82 mins., 35mm)

Jean Dubuffet, Vaches au pre (Cows in a meadow), 1954

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