- 2h 8min
- Directed by: Spike Lee
- Cast: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Topher Grace, Alec Baldwin
- UK release: 24 August 2018
In 1978, Ron Stallworth (Washington), the first black man to join the Colorado Springs police, goes undercover in the Ku Klux Klan, with the help of fellow officer Flip (Driver). A stranger-than-fiction true story fusing buddy cop traditions with powerful recollections of cruelty, and anger at Trump’s America. Fascinating, funny and riveting.
- Bishop Auckland Town Hall
- Langley Park School for Boys, Beckenham
- Royal Cinema Faversham
- Turnpike Centre, Leigh
Bishop Auckland Town Hall (0.0 miles)
Thu 29 Aug
Langley Park School for Boys, Beckenham (0.0 miles)
Wed 22 May
Royal Cinema Faversham (0.0 miles)
Mon 20 May
It’s the early 1970s and Ron Stallworth 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. He soon recruits his colleague Flip Zimmerman into the investigation and together, they team up to take down the extremist hate group.
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BlacKkKlansman16 May 2018
Cannes 2018: Spike Lee's latest 'joint' tells the stranger-than-fiction tale of a black cop infiltrating the KKK
Ron Stallworth was the first black man to join the Colorado Springs Police Department back in 1972. In October 1978 he was working in the intelligence team when he came across an advertisement in the newspaper seeking new members for the Ku Klux Klan.
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