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Spike Lee pans in on Kickstarter for next indie film

by Michelle Meyers.

Lee is the latest (and probably most influential) filmmaker to turn to the crowdfunding site for financing. He hopes to raise $1.5 million for his next feature film, which he says is about people “who are addicted to blood.”

Acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee on Monday launched a campaign on the Kickstarter crowdfunding site in hopes of raising $1.5 million for his next feature flick about people who are “addicted to blood.”

“Filmmaking is what I do. Filmmaking is what I love. And you guys help me keep it going. This is a mother******* tough business, and I’m going to keep fighting the powers that be,” Lee said in a video on the Kickstarter site (and embedded below) as he explained his plea.

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