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BlacKkKlansman - Winner's acceptance speech, Adapted Screenplay, EE British Academy Film Awards in 2019

10 February 2019

Winner's acceptance speech by Spike Lee for BlacKkKlansman in the Adapted Screenplay category  

SPIKE LEE:  I got to thank the writers right here, Kevin Willmott, Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz.  Peter Jowski, Donna Langley, Ron Meyer, Brian Roberts.  Jordan Peele, my man, who called me up, gave me the six-word pitch: "black man infiltrates Ku Klux Klan".  Jason Blum, Sean McKittrick, Ray Mansfield, Shaun Redick, and the great Terence Blanchard, my composer.  Barry Brown.  John David.  Adam Driver.  What's up, baby?  Topher, Laura.  

I want to thank BAFTA.  

Also, I've got to thank Ron Stallworth, because he infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan.  

Brooklyn is in the house!

Thank you, Tonya.  Jackson, Satchel.  

Thank you, everybody.