Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Asks Spike Lee Not To Name His Film “Chiraq”

On Wednesday, Emanuel met with Lee at City Hall to discuss the filmmaker’s plans to film in the Windy City. “We had an honest, frank conversation,” Emanuel said during a press conference. “He said that while the movie is about the neighborhood of Englewood, I was clear that I was not happy about the title.” He added, “I told him also that there are very good people that live in Englewood who are raising their family and there’s a lot of positive things that are happening in Englewood mainly driven by the people that make up Englewood.”

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