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Spike Lee Takes on Michael Jordan's Story

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While at the Cannes Film Festival to promote his new film, The Miracle at St. Anna, Spike Lee told reporters that he's working on a full-length documentary chronicling the life of basketball legend Michael Jordan.

According to AOL Black Voices:

The Jordan documentary will include extensive unseen footage shot by NBA cameras during the final two years in Jordan's career, the 2001-02 and 2002-03 seasons. Lee and Jordan previously collaborated on a series of Nike TV commercials.

'Mike wants to come to Cannes, so hopefully we will be here next year,' Lee said.

Lee's The Miracle at St. Anna, based on a novel by the same name, debuts this October. The film tells the powerful story of African-American troops, also known as Buffalo soldiers, based in Italy during World War II.

Are you looking forward to the Michael Jordan documentary? If so, what aspects of Michael's life should Spike Lee focus on?

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