USA | 134 min | R | DCP | Dir. Spike Lee
Stick around after for a virtual Q&A and moderated discussion presented by WUD DLS w/ Ron Stallworth, former detective and author of BlacKkKlansman: A Memoir!
"Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, CO, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. Based on actual events." - (IMBD)
"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. The detective soon recruits a more seasoned colleague, Flip Zimmerman, 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 rhetoric to appeal to the mainstream." - (Rotten Tomatoes)
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