Spike Lee is a film director, producer, writer, and actor whose movies are known for exploring race relations, urban crime, and political issues. His movies, produced by his production company, 40 Acres and Mule Filmworks, include the Academy Award nominated film “Do the Right Thing” and the documentary “4 Little Girls.” Lee’s film “Malcolm X” was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress because of its cultural, historical, and aesthetic significance. Lee has also directed music videos for artists including Michael Jackson and Prince, among others. He serves as an Artistic Director and Professor, teaching graduate courses in film. In 2015, he received an Honorary Oscar for his contributions to film.