Legendary and visionary filmmaker Spike Lee directs the incredible true story of an American hero with the film entitled BlackkKlansman. The film is set to be released in theaters on August 10, 2018.
The story of BlacKkKlansman is the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. The young detective soon recruits a more seasoned colleague, Flip Zimmerman (Adam Driver), into the undercover investigation of a lifetime. Together, they team up to take down the extremist hate group as the organization aims to sanitize its violent rhetoric to appeal to the mainstream. Produced by the team behind the Academy-Award® winning Get Out.
The premiere was attended by a host of start studded list of celebrities at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
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