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The A-List: An interview with ‘Chi-Raq’ director Spike Lee

Spike Lee takes on guns and gangs in his upcoming new film Chi-Raq, an impassioned rap reworking of Aristophanes Lysistrata, set against a backdrop of Chicago gang violence. Shot by Matty Libatique, who recently shot the equally gritty Straight Outta Compton, it featuresSamuel L. Jackson, Wesley Snipes, Angela Bassett, Nick Cannon, John Cusack and Jennifer Hudson.