Spike Lee (2018)

John David Washington, Adam Driver, Topher Grace, Laura Harrier Rated 15 Run time 132 mins

Winner of the Grand Prix at the Cannes 2018
Winner of Best Adapted Screenplay at both the 2019 Academy Awards and BAFTAs

Directed by Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansmen tells the stranger than fiction true story of Ron Stallworth, the first black police officer to be hired by Colorado Springs Police Department. Wasting little time, Stallworth uses his appointment to investigate, and using the assistance of a fellow white police officer, infiltrate the local division of the Ku Klux Klan. Winning the Best Adapted Screenplay award at both the Academy Awards and BAFTAs, and the Grand Prix at Cannes, BlacKkKlansmen has to be seen to be believed.

96% – Rotten Tomatoes
7.5/10 – IMDB

“A kitchen sink and kaleidoscopic study of cultural and institutional racism in America.”

“A haunting and harrowing letter to a racist nation that lands with all the devastating power of a nuclear bomb.”

Article: BlacKkKlansmen: The true story of how Ron Stallworth infiltrated the K.K.K. – Vanity Fair

Opinion: Why BlacKkKlansmen should win the best picture Oscar – The Guardian