CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK ANNOUNCES KEYNOTE WITH SPIKE LEE MAY 9 SPECIAL SCREENING OF DO THE RIGHT THING WITH DIRECTOR Q&A MAY 10

On Saturday May 9, 2015, Canadian Music Week is proud to present a special Keynote Interview with Spike Lee, as part of the event’s conference programming. As one of America’s most vital, vibrant, and challenging filmmakers, over his four-decade long career he has made an indelible mark on the independent film scene with his provocative, experimental, and socially active films. Known as “Spike Lee Joints,” he has directed, produced, written, and acted in over 50 films, along with creating his own production company 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks.

Expounding upon Spike Lee’s expansive and storied career, the Keynote Interview will give attendees a rare inside look into the filmmaker’s accomplishments, creative process and more. The interview will take place from 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the Sheraton Centre Hotel. Ticket info is available here: https://cmw.net/conference/online-registration/

In conjunction with Spike Lee’s participation in this year’s conference, a special engagement of his masterpiece Do The Right Thing will screen at The Royal Cinema, followed by a Q&A with Lee on Sunday May 10th. To purchase tickets for this event, click here: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/834215

EVENTS
Keynote Interview with Spike Lee
May 9 @ Osgoode Ballroom East, The Sheraton Centre Hotel, 3:00 p.m.

Do The Right Thing + Spike Lee Q&A
May 10 @ The Royal Cinema, 2:00 p.m.

About Canadian Music Week:
Canadian Music Week is Canada’s leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country’s music, media and entertainment industries.  Combining three information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; a film festival; a comedy festival; four awards shows and the nation’s largest new music festival, CMW spans a ten-day period from May 1 to May 10, 2015 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel and over 60 downtown Toronto venues, attracting participants from across the globe. For more information, visit www.cmw.net.

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