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Spike Lee's CHI-RAQ a Greek Re-interpretation.

LUKA SAYS  - Latest Spike Lee film CHI-RAQ takes Ancient Greek playwright Aritofanes' play 'Lysistrata' and sets it among the violence and drama of modern day Chicago, a city that has now seen more people be killed by gun violence than soldiers killed in the Iraq War.
I take great influence from the use of language in this film, the way Greek characters and objects have been reinterpreted to create something altogether fresh and simultaneously ancient. We are The Future Ancients... all. day.