BlacKkKlans­man

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BlacKkKlans­man is an Amer­i­can bi­o­graph­i­cal com­edy-drama film, di­rected by Spike Lee. Based on Ron Stall­worth’s mem­oir, Black Klans­man, the film fo­cuses on the ac­tions of the first African-Amer­i­can de­tec­tive in the Colorado Springs po­lice depart­ment in the 1970s, as he at­tempts to in­fil­trate the lo­cal Ku Klux Klan.

FIVE FACTS:

1. The film pre­miered at Cannes Film Fes­ti­val, com­pet­ing for the Palme d’Or and win­ning the Grand Prix.

2. The film is based on a true story.

3. Its the­atri­cal re­lease date co­in­cided with the one-year an­niver­sary of the white su­prem­a­cist Unite the Right rally.

4. It stars John David Wash­ing­ton as Ron Stall­worth and Adam Driver as De­tec­tive Flip Zim­mer­man.

5. It grossed $10,845,330 in its open­ing week­end.

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