Legendary filmmaker Spike Lee is asking for your help to make his next feature film. Lee launched a Kickstarter campaign on Monday with the goal of raising more than $1 million dollars. 

“The only way to insure, as an indepdendent filmmaker, that your vision gets on screen is when you bring the money to the table,” he said in a Kickstarter video.

So far, Lee’s Kickstarter campaign is doing extrordinarily well, raising more than $90,000 in a little over a day. Lee explains more on his Kickstarter page:

I have a different vision of what Cinema can be, a different vision of what some under-served Audiences might want to see. That is why I am here on KICKSTARTER, to raise the Funds for The New Spike Lee Joint, to get this BAD BOY financed. Nothing in Life is Free and if you want something you got to pay for it. If you have liked any of my Films in the past, this is the price it costs to see another one (which can be less than the cost of one Movie Ticket). We feel the different levels on contributions make it affordable for everyone to GET DOWN FOR THE CAUSE.

The campaign ends on Wednesday, August 21. 

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