Did you COUNT Spike Lee OUT? You thought he was DONE? Well he wasn’t and ISN’T THROUGH with his INGENIOUS way of delivering social commentary through satire.
Lee’s LATEST masterpiece showcases just that. “BlacKkKlansmen” was shown at the Cannes Film Festival was met with a STANDING ‘O’, with many OUTBURSTS of APPLAUSE throughout the showing.
The movie tells chronicles the story of how a BLACK detective infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan in the 1970’s!
WATCH the TRAILER below!
It’s 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 FILM hits THEATERS August 10th!