May 19, 2005


Spike Lee directs short film for BMW

Munich, Germany – Spike Lee, famous for films including “Malcolm X” and “Do the Right Thing”, is directing a short advertising film for the new BMW 3 Series Touring.

The film continues BMW’s tradition of short films presented on the Internet, including “The Hire”, which has been running since 2001; eight films, directed by such Hollywood heavyweights as John Woo, Guy Ritchie and Tony Scott, have been seen by more than 75 million visitors at www.bmwfilms.com.

As a preview, BMW showed an exclusive screening of the “making of” the film at the Cannes Film Festival yesterday.

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